Medical Assistant

Farmington, MI

Posted: 10/09/2019 Category: Healthcare Job Number: 33079

Job Description

Hours:  Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Medical Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform initial-response screening following protocols approved by supervising physician.
  • Escort patient to room and prepares patient for examination, procedure and treatment.
  • Obtain vital signs and record in the EHR.
  • Obtain, evaluate, and record patient history employing critical thinking skills.
  • Prepare for, set up and assist with examinations, procedures, and treatments per protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepare and administer oral, parenteral medications and immunizations as ordered by the supervising physician based on Henry Ford Medical Group medication policy. Documents medication administration following the 6 rights in the EHR.
  • Maintain medication and immunization records.
  • Documents care provider during patient visit in EHR.
  • Recognize and respond to emergencies.
  • Responds to patient requests via telephone encounter, In Basket message and/or My Chart according to identified time frames and documents responses in the EHR.
  • Monitors and performs in basket duties to ensure timely response.
  • Enters medication, radiology and lab orders in the electronic health record for provider sign off.
  • Discharges patient providing after visit instructions to patient and/or care giver as directed by the provider.
  • Enters medication refill orders per protocol.

Certifications/Licensures Required
  • 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 one year continuous work as Medical Assistant with verifiable clinical experience or graduate of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program.
  • Completion of a clinical externship.
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of clinical skills as related to ambulatory patient care.
  • Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills.


Looking forward to speaking with you!


Bryan Roy

(586) 323-6600 ext. 264

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