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Medical Assistant

Petoskey, MI


Posted on December 4, 2018

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Medical Assistant

Department:CT Surgery


Shift:Day Shift


Salary Range:$13.41 commensurate with experience

Job Details:


The Cardiothoracic (CT) Surgery Medical Assistant (MA) coordinates patient care activities pre and post-surgery. Schedules procedures, testing, appointments and completes all related administrative tasks. Facilitates clinic operations twice a week by providing patient care and supporting the Surgeons and other medical team professionals. Assists with additional 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 scheudling, lab slips and referral forms as directed.

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

  • Performs various clerical duties.


  • 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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