Michigan Surgery Specialists

Dearborn, MI

Medical Assistant

$26,000-$41,500 / YEAR

This position will travel 1 day a week

Provides clinical services according to State guidelines and under the supervision of the Attending Physician.

A. Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Graduate of approved program for Medical Assistant, Nurse Aide, or Patient Care Technician training preferred.
  • 1+ years of Clinical/medical office setting experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in a healthcare setting strongly preferred.

B. Licensure/Certification

  • Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
  • Assessment Based Recognition in Order Entry Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants must be obtained within 90 days of hire OR current CMA/EMT license required.

C. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of Medical Terminology.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in computer usage.
  • Must possess excellent reading and comprehension skills.
  • Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills.
  • Must possess ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to work in a high-pace facility and multi-task.
  • Must be able to travel to various locations throughout the corporation.
  • Requires constant and frequent judgment and ability to solve problems.
Job Requirements
  • Supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Corporation.
  • Supports Physicians and other staff in all offices as needed.
  • Follows all applicable local, state, and federal laws while adhering to the provisions of the Corporate Compliance Program.
  • Provide care to patients consistent with identified medical regimens; responsive to patient, family, and patient's insurance carrier requests.
  • Performs preoperative assessment of patient and confirms completion of required documentation and authorization.
  • Order and/or refill prescriptions only with physician's authorization.
  • Responsible for scheduling depositions and Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) for physicians.
  • Works as a team member in any position or clinic location as required.
  • Utilizes strong communication, time management, organizational, multi-tasking, and customer service skills necessary in order to complete the tasks at hand.
  • Uses the computer software systems to input information and communicate with other members of the organization.
  • Uses the general office equipment (i.e. copier, scanner, printer, fax, and telephones) to perform the necessary clinical functions.
  • Answers the telephone as needed in a courteous and timely manner, taking messages in legible penmanship and forwarding messages to appropriate parties.
  • Considers patient rights in performance of job duties and responsibilities.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information pertaining to patients, Physicians, employees, and guests per the Confidentiality Agreement and Policy.
  • Assists Physicians in multiple requests on a regular basis and assists fellow staff members whenever possible.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a high volume environment.
  • Prioritizes tasks in order of importance and uses down time in a constructive manner without prompting.
  • Maintains quality of work while handling multiple tasks throughout the day.
  • Handles stressful situations while maintaining composure and professionalism.
  • Develops and maintains a good working rapport with interdepartmental personnel as well as physicians, supervisors, patients, visitors, and other department areas within the facility.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.
  • Communicates with personnel throughout the corporation on a regular basis.
  • Recognizes and reports until problems/issues, using established lines of authority.
  • Maintains and promotes professional competence through continuing education and other learning experiences.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures.
  • Complies with Attendance and Tardiness policies with proper notice of absences and proper arrival and departure times.
  • Dresses appropriately in accordance with department policies.
  • Attends required departmental meetings to stay current with department changes/updates and educational opportunities.
  • Provides/Assists with training and orientation of new staff when applicable.
  • Participates in the proper procedures to follow for safety programs, adherences to standard precautions, reports unsafe conditions, and verbalizes occurances.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.