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Clinic Assistant/CMA - General Surgery Clinic

Hancock, Michigan

Req ID 7459-3871 Post Date Mar. 18, 2024 CategoryNursing Support FacilityUP Health System - Portage

At UP Health System - Portage, providing an excellent patient experience is at the heart of everything we do. This includes not only providing the highest quality patient care but offering exemplary customer service by creating an environment that puts our patients at ease. We accomplish this by embodying a patient-centric culture while supporting positivity and the growth of our employees both professionally and personally.

As a Clinic Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant in our General Surgery Clinic, you will be an important member of the team that will be relied upon to maintain accurate records and assist patients and staff with a friendly and helpful spirit. You will be responsible for providing high quality, professional and compassionate patient care. The ideal candidate will be an organized and energetic team player.

Required Skills
• Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
• Demonstrates proficiency in verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external

Position Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required
Successful completion of Medical Assistant program required
Current CMA certification required OR
Certified Nursing Assistant’s (CNA) are welcome to apply and must successfully complete the Medical Assistant Program within 4 months of employment start date.  Tuition assistance is available for training and examination expenses.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required (available upon hire)
Annual influenza vaccination or declination required

Position Details: 
1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)
Day Shift
Weekdays Only

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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