To provide assistance in the health care clinic by preparing patients for examination and performing various clerical duties related to clinic activities.
Under supervision of the Office Supervisor/Manager, is responsible for the support functions in the office as relates to medical assistants.
May function as receptionist, medical assistant, or lab assistant when necessary or assigned and may or may not be the primary responsibility.
Graduate from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) Medical Assistant Program or graduate of a formal medical assistant program with a minimum of five years continuous work as Medical Assistant with verifiable clinical experience.
Completion of a clinical externship.
Three (3) years of experience as a Medical Assistant. Ability to perform a wide variety of clinical skills as related to ambulatory patient care. Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills. Successful completion of HFMG pharmacology class and test.
Current BLS-C certificate.
One of the following is required.
Failure to retain certification/registration will result in termination from employment with HFHS: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) eligible for Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) from the American Medical Technologist organization (AMT) or
Certification by the National Healthcare Association (NHA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), or
Certification from the National Center for Competency Testing (CCT), National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA).
Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health
care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes
the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health
insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory
network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a
full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.
The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600
employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The
health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.
Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or
making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry
Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice
Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are
dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance
and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an
employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program
(Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness
and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other
benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.
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committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to
race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,
weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,
or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.