Health Care Assistant

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Position Summary

This Health Care Assistant position is for a front and back office medical assistant at the MSU Popoff Family Medicine Center, located at 10809 Mack Street, Detroit, MI.  Daily job duties include, but are not limited to: greeting patients and visitors; answering phone; preparing exam rooms; scheduling appointments and registering patients; answering phone and taking messages; preparing charts; verifying insurance and obtaining authorizations; scheduling and coordinating tests; retrieving and distributing results to physicians; preparing supplies and cleaning examination rooms; ordering supplies; recording patient history; taking vital signs and performing and assisting with procedures, examinations, and treatments; performing routine health assessments.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired through a high school education; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in a medical office setting or in a clinical setting performing routine health assessment tests and obtaining vital signs; experience with electronic health record systems and patient scheduling systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be a certified medical assistant with current certification, which must be maintained for the duration of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with multi-line phone system, insurance coding and authorizations; one year of work experience in a medical office clinical setting, including medical terminology; customer service and leadership skills; ability to multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize.

Required Application Materials

current certification

Work Hours

Work hours are typically 8:30 am to 5:30 pm M-F, but can vary as necessary to accommodate clinic hours

Summary of Health Risks

Risks associated with this position include: exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions; TB risk or work within three feet of patients in a health car setting; wear a respirator


Bidding eligibility ends on 2/20/18 at 11:55 PM.




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Posted: 2/14/2018
Application Due: 5/3/2018
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