Coordinator (Medical Assistants, Gastro) - Detroit, MI
Oversees the daily functioning of an outpatient clinic to ensure efficient operation.
Provides for effective scheduling of patient appointments; controls medical and office supplies and ensures continuity of care and methods through the scheduling of responsible personnel.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Schedules staff and daily work assignments.
- Plans work and vacation schedules; implements improvements to existing system.
- Conducts daily huddles to facilitate smooth clinical operations with physicians and MA team to include acute patient appointments.
- Controls medical and office supplies by ordering, receiving and proper storing.
- Insures smooth communication between medical staff and responsible personnel.
- Communicate to patients or parents the physician's medical instructions.
- Acts as a coordinator between physicians and other departments to ensure all test results are available upon patient's arrival.
- Addresses patient complaints regarding time delays, appointment scheduling, and lack of professional care; works closely leadership regarding threatened litigation.
- Performs patient care functions such as vision and hearing screening, administering immunizations, recording vital signs, taking height and weight, and charting of other functions related to clinic specialty.
- Maintains regulatory standards (i.e. Joint Commission, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Environment of Care, Regulatory Readiness, Medication Review, Hand Hygiene and other system compliance efforts).
- Assists in the selection, orientation, and training of new staff; and may provide input into performance appraisals.
- Conducts regular staff meetings, to include the review of Press Ganey scores and other quality scores.
- Performs other job duties as 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 five years continuous work as Medical Assistant with verifiable clinical experience.
- Completion of a clinical externship.
- Two (2) years of experience as a Medical Assistant.
- Ability to perform a wide variety of clinical skills as related to ambulatory patient care.
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