Clinic Medical Assistant
Status: Full-time, 40 hours/week
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00a-4:30p
LifeCircles provides all-inclusive care to frail seniors in the community who desire to remain in their home but need additional support to achieve that goal. Geriatric appropriate clinical services are provided both in the onsite clinics and in participant’s homes. Be part of the innovative, creative, hardworking team providing stellar patient-centered care.
Join our team of compassionate and skilled team members and love your career!
Benefits: Be part of an organization that values their team members and knows the importance of providing a supportive community. Affordable and layered benefit plans for individuals that are hired for 30 or more hours/week, Retirement Savings Plan (with potential Company match), Wellness Initiative, Scholarship Program and Education Tuition Assistant, Paid Time Off, 6 Paid Holidays per year PLUS a paid Floating Holiday and a paid Birthday Holiday, DAILYPAY, and MORE!
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This position provides care to participants aged 55 and older in an adult day center and outpatient clinic setting following the regulations and guidelines established for PACE organizations. This position will work in the PACE clinic as well as provide community care.
Regular collaboration with CNAs, nurses, medical providers, and other members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure patient's clinical care needs are met.
Perform administrative duties including authorizing/scheduling appointments, coordinating transportation services, performing data entry, answering telephones, ordering supplies/stocking inventory, and coordinating with outside providers/consultants.
Perform clinical duties including taking medical histories, obtaining vital signs/rooming patients, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, and providing medications or immunizations as directed by a provider.
Skills and Knowledge
Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with older adults, personnel, and support organizations
Must possess excellent communication skills with individuals of all ages, especially the geriatric population
Must be organized and able to complete tasks efficiently
Must possess strong sense of professionalism, good critical thinking, creativity, flexibility, and excellent problem-solving skills
Must possess high ethical standards
Must be comfortable in a self-directed environment
Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook, and electronic medical records
Know, teach and live out the Mission and Guiding Beliefs of LifeCircles, UMRC & Porter Hills.
Manage from a position of compassion, passion and servitude.
Customer Service is key to relationships within and outside the organization. Make this a program achievement.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.
High School Diploma or GED required
Current Medical Assistant certification in the state of Michigan from an accredited program
One year of experience working with the frail elderly, long term care population or end-of-life care preferred
Prior experience with phlebotomy preferred
This position may require occasional travel to Porter Hills main campus, other PACE Centers, conferences and seminars.
LifeCircles PACE is a federally funded program through CMS and the State of Michigan. All employees are expected to adhere to the Participant Rights.
LifeCircles PACE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.