Medical Assistant

Clinton Township, MI | Medical Assistant

Position Summary:

Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation's leading health care providers, and GoHealth Urgent Care, an on-demand consumer-centric care company, announced a new partnership to operate urgent care centers across southeastern Michigan. Three existing Henry Ford Macomb Urgent Care centers in Fraser, Chesterfield and Bruce Township will transition to the new joint venture in late 2021, and multiple new sites are expected to open in 2022 across southeast Michigan.

The Medical Assistant assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of an urgent care provider. Manages the check-in and registration process, interview patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

Job Requirements

Education
  • High School Diploma required
  • Graduate of a Medical Assisting Program preferred
Work Experience
  • Medical Assistant experience preferred
  • Front Desk experience preferred
Licenses/Certifications
  • One of the following certifications must be obtained within 6 months of hire):
    • CCMA - Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (verified through NHA, National Healthcareer Association)
    • CMA - Certified Medical Assistant (verified through AAMA, American Association of Medical Assistant)
    • RMA - Registered Medical Assistant (verified through AMT, American Medical Technologists)
    • NCMA - National Certified Medical Assistant (verified through NCCT, National Center for Competency Testing)
    • EMT - Emergency Medical Technician (verified through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians)
    • Graduate of an accredited school or nursing or LPN at the time of hire
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Basic Medical Assistant duties
  • Ability to type quickly, basic computer knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented, able to rely on experience and judgment to perform a variety of tasks, participate on a team, and accomplish goals
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to interact and treat all persons with fairness, respect and sensitivity to cultural/social difference
Enjoy:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous PTO
  • Quarterly performance bonuses
UPDATE: COVID Vaccine Announcement: GoHealth Urgent Care is requiring all new hires to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status in all markets. In certain markets, it will be required that new hires receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine series (of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or the single dose Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine) prior to their first day of employment. New hires must receive the second dose (of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine) within 30 days of their first day of employment. This is a condition of employment, unless a faith-based or medical exemption is approved.

All qualified persons are granted an equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, medical condition, family care leave status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status. The company will comply with all fair employment laws in each of the jurisdictions where we conduct business.


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Why GoHealth?

GoHealth Urgent Care has outstanding career opportunities in Connecticut, Delaware, Michigan, Missouri, New York City, North Carolina, Northwest Arkansas, Oklahoma City, San Francisco and the Portland-Vancouver area. And all of these positions have one thing in common: flexibility to practice urgent care medicine the way it was meant to be, without the stress and bureaucracy of hierarchical organizations. With reasonable work hours that don’t emotionally exhaust them or burn them out, our team can balance and prioritize their professional and personal lives.

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