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Medical Assistant

Company: Hegira Health, Inc.
Location: Westland
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Hegira Health, Inc. (HHI) has long been a leader in behavioral healthcare. Today, HHI is one of Michigan's largest freestanding behavioral healthcare organizations, providing a variety of mental health and substance abuse treatment services to individuals of all ages. It is our goal to ensure the availability of quality, individualized, and rapidly accessible integrated, behavioral, and primary healthcare services. We are dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of our community.The Medical Assistant primarily assists our prescribers, facilitating an organized workflow, obtaining vitals, health history and any pertinent communication and information for optimal patient care.Full Time Monday through Friday - 8:30am - 5:00pmPrimary Responsibilities:

  • Schedules appointments, makes reminder calls and follows up for no show appointments.
    • Completes consumer vitals and documents timely in the EHR.
    • Conducts on site/instant urine drug screens and documents results in the record. Completes lab requisitions as required.
      • Documents all contact, face to face or telephonic, in EHR.
      • Verifies patient information when interacting with them.
        • Acts as a facilitator between nurses, prescribers, other members of the treatment team and customers ensuring all have accurate information.
          • Maintains medical and Nursing Station supplies and health management equipment per policy, including conducting quality control.
          • Assists in chart audits to make sure all tasks are completed
          • Provides consumer education utilizing HHI resources and protocols and instruction from nurse/prescriber, as directed.Education/ Experience:
            • Medical Assistant certification preferred
            • High school education or GED
            • One (1) year experience as an MA, CNA or related position
            • Effective interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and oral, written and computer skills to appropriately complete health record documents
            • Experience with behavioral health and/or substance abuse preferred.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:
              • Dental insurance
              • Employee assistance program
              • Flexible schedule
              • Free parking
              • Health insurance
              • Life insurance
              • Paid time off
              • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                • 8 hour shiftEducation:
                  • High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:
                    • medical assistant: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:
                      • BLS Certification (Required)
                      • Medical Assistant Training Completion/Certificate (Required)Work Location:
                        • One locationWork Remotely:
                          • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Hegira Health, Inc., Westland , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Westland, Michigan

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