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Trinity Health MA, Medical Assistant in Chelsea, Michigan

*Position Summary: *The Medical Assistant provides patient care assistance to clinical staff of the Women’s Health department.

*Qualifications: *A minimum of a high school education with Medical Assistant Certification or completion of nursing and pharmaceutical courses. Recent experience in medical setting (preferably gynecology).

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participates in their resolution.

Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea /Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.

Maintains knowledge to perform the duties of the job. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.

Demonstrates self-directed learning.

Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea /Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

Provides quality patient care by considering the age specific, development and cultural needs through competent clinical practice. Demonstrates unit/area competencies.

Identifies and assists in resolution of problems related to safety, sanitation and maintenance of the environment.

Practices effective communication in all interactions (patient, visitor, co-worker, etc.)

Promotes a positive work environment by demonstrating teamwork.

Performs a variety of clinical support functions, including:

Telephone triage – evaluating priorities Scheduling Appointments Utilizing E-Rx module, as appropriate Utilizing, maintaining and ordering clinical supplies and equipment in a timely manner Preparing and cleaning exam rooms Checking expiration dates on medications/supplies Giving injections Obtaining and documenting vital signs Completing and tracking requisitions Obtaining medication prior authorizations Monitoring, completing and saving all logs – including any refrigeration requirements

Other Functions and Responsibilities

1) Takes responsibility for EMR and E-Rx learning/teaching

2)Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience and Certification/Licensure

1) Minimum of a high school education with Medical Assistant Certification or completion of nursing and pharmaceutical courses

2) Recent experience in medical setting (preferably gynecology).

Required Skills and Abilities

1) Can demonstrate use of Word and Excel

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American’s with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper’s Act, or SJMHS’s Return to Work Program

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Job Number: 00145220

Location: Chelsea, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - SJMHS Chelsea Comm Hospital

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40