Health Care Assistant

Lansing MI, MI
Sep 20, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

This Health Care Assistant is for a front desk clerical Health Care Assistant in the Pediatrics clinic.  Daily job duties include, but are not limited to: greeting patients; registering them which includes verifying insurance and demographics; scheduling appointments, labeling and scanning medical documents; processing some referrals when needed; answering phones, makings appointments, creating charges; completing work missing slips; working ticklers for reminder appointments, and taking nurse notes.

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 word processing and database software; education such as a medical course in Nurse Health Aide, Phlebotomy, Medical Billing, and/or Medical Terminology.

Required Application Materials

Current certification

Work Hours

Work hours will be determined upon hire, but can vary as necessary to accommodate clinic hours.

Summary of Health Risks

TB risk or work within three feet of patients in a health care setting; wear a respirator.

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