Medical Assistant Float to assist in all areas of the Rheumatology Clinic. This role includes supporting multiple nurses in our busy outpatient specialty clinic office setting. The majority of time spent will be retrieving and processing telephone and computer messages from multiple telephone lines. Additionally this role will include assisting in delivery of direct patient care. Medical Assistant Float will cover for time off and vacation requests.
Adheres to high standards of teamwork by demonstrating adaptability, flexibility and consistently shares information and resources with others. Documented history of excellent attendance and punctuality. Effective time management skills/consistently uses available time effectively. Excellent customer service skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (e.g. ability to provide and receive constructive feedback, seeks constructive approaches to resolving workplace issues). May be required to work overtime. Strong attention to detail. Works well with minimal supervision.
* Assist with prescription refills.
* Assists with telephone triage.
* Basic clerical tasks that require proper telephone technique, intermediate typing ability, computer and data entry skills.
* Maintain supplies.
* Obtain insurance authorizations.
* Provide patient with appropriate educational/preparation information for procedures.
* Retrieve laboratory reports.
* Work directly with physicians and nurses regarding patient concerns/issues/questions.
* Work in MiChart (notes, update patient medication lists).
High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) credential. Ability to spell correctly and use proper grammar. Able to work in a fast paced customer friendly environment. Graduation from medical assistant program. Will be required to cross cover other areas. Overtime is a requirement in this position. Ability to pass customer service quiz and typing skill assessment with 40-45 WPM and with an accuracy of 95% or greater.
Previous experience in Ambulatory Care clinical setting. Mi-Chart experience preferred. Clinical data entry. Lab monitoring programs. Knowledge of University and Department of Internal Medicine policies and procedures.
40 hours/week. Full-time. Days, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm, hours may vary. Location: Internal Medicine, Area A in Taubman Center.
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