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Holland Hospital Medical Assistant I - Family Medicine in Zeeland, Michigan

The Medical Assistant will: Obtain patient information and vital signs, assist the physician with patient follow-up calls, screen and follow-up with patient test results; maintain medical record information; coordinate patient care information with other health care providers; and obtain prior authorizations. Phone responsibilities may include answering the phone, creating telephone encounters, directing callers to the appropriate person/department, taking messages and scheduling; appointments for the patients.. The Medical Assistant may provide coverage for clerical positions as needed. This position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and service appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her area.

Minimum Education/Training: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant training program or LPN program.

Registration/Certification or License: Certification or Registration as a Medical Assistant; or current license as LPN in the State of Michigan. Current BLS for the Healthcare Provider or completed within 60 days of hire.

Preferred Experience: 1 year experience working in an outpatient clinic or medical office.

Physical Requirements: Lift and carry 25-35 lbs. Push/pull 50-100 lbs. (e.g. empty bed, stretcher). Occasional sitting, walking. Occasional squatting, kneeling. Frequent standing. Frequent talking, hearing. Frequent twisting, bending, reaching. Frequent keyboard use.

Other Requirements: Ability to read and write consistent with job requirements. General working knowledge of and ability to use office machines, including computers. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.