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Medical Assistant

Petoskey, MI


Posted on November 25, 2018

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Medical Assistant

Department:Cardiothoracic Surgery


Shift:Day Shift


Salary Range:$13.41 commensurate with experience

Job Details:


The Medical Assistant (MA) will provide excellent patient care by performing and assisting in a variety of medical procedures and tests to assist in the examination and treatment of patients. Obtains patient medical histories and vital signs in preparation for procedure and various treatments. Assists with clerical duties to maintain efficient operations.


  • Works collaboratively with provider to assist in providing care to patients.

  • Collect patient’s history, prepares patient and necessary equipment/supplies for visit.

  • Documents all interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed or prescribed, vital signs, etc. in patient chart and/or computer system.

  • Completes lab slips and referral forms as directed.

  • Performs various clerical duties such as photocopying forms, reports, and patient information; typing letters, forms, and labels, etc.

  • Obtains approval for and phones in prescriptions, diagnostic tests and other procedures as directed.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Graduate of an approved program for Medical Assistant or 1 year MA experience.

  • One year experience working in a medical office with multiple providers required.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Proficiency with 10-key calculator.


  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the American Medical Technologists (AMT).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals through the American Heart Association (required within 90 days of hire/transfer).

  • Electronic medical record experience preferred.

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