Health Care Assistant

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Position Summary

This Health Care Assistant is for a front desk/clerical and back office/clinical medical assistant position.  This position will be located primarily at the Sparrow Professional Building, but will travel to the Clinical Center on the campus of MSU, as necessary.  Daily job duties include, but are not limited to: checking patients in and out; telephone triage; updating insurances; obtaining co-pays; rooming patients; taking history and reason for visit; obtaining vital signs, height, and weight; and administering immunizations, as necessary.

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; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. May require experience in the use word processing and database software, a specified medical course such as Nurse Health Aid and Phlebotomy, or Medical Billing and Medical Terminology experience. May require knowledge of electronic medical record and patient scheduling systems. Requires certification as a medical assistant.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working in a fast paced, multi-specialty, outpatient setting; familiarity with Athena Electronic Health Record system; experience working in a pediatric setting; familiarity with insurances, obtaining authorizations, and coordinating specialist appointments.

Required Application Materials

Current certification

Work Hours

work hours are typically 8 am- 5 pm, but can vary as necessary to accommodate clinic hours.

Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions; TB risk or work within three feet of patient in a health care setting; wear a respirator.

Bidding Eligibility ends on 9/25/2018 at 11:55 PM




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Posted: 9/20/2018
Application Due: 9/25/2018
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