Sparrow Health System
Exciting Career Opportunity at Sparrow Health System – Medical Assistant
Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on the health of our communities? Sparrow Health System invites skilled and compassionate Medical Assistants to join our dynamic team. At Sparrow, we are dedicated to providing quality, compassionate care to everyone, every time. If you’re committed to making a positive difference, we want to hear from you!
Position: Medical Assistant
Locations: Greater Lansing and surrounding Mid-Michigan Communities
Employment Types: Full-time/Part-time/Per Diem
As a Medical Assistant at Sparrow Health System, you will play a crucial role in providing efficient and compassionate patient care. Your responsibilities will include:
- Patient Preparation: Prepare patients for examinations, obtaining vital signs and chief complaints, and accurately documenting relevant information.
- Clinical Procedures: Perform laboratory and diagnostic testing, administer oral and injectable medications, and ensure timely prescription processing.
- Communication and Coordination: Answer, screen, and triage telephone calls, schedule tests and referral appointments, and engage in patient/family teaching as appropriate.
- Quality Improvement: Work on gaps in care registries to enhance the quality of care provided, maintain practice standards, and participate in in-services and committees.
- Certification: MA Certification preferred.
- Experience: Relevant clinical experience within the past 5 years; completion of a medical assistant program in the last two years is acceptable. Previous work experience in a medical office setting preferred.
- Education: High school diploma or GED; completion of an accredited medical assistant program, including an externship, or a minimum of 6 months of medical assistant experience in a clinical capacity.
- Skills: Ability to provide
Sparrow Invests in You:
At Sparrow, we recognize the value of our caregivers and invest in their well-being. Our comprehensive benefits include:
- Medical Health, Dental, and Vision: Various coverage options with minimal caregiver cost sharing.
- Income Protection Plans: Short-term and long-term disability benefits, basic life insurance, and options for additional coverage.
- Retirement Savings: Generous 401(k) with matching employer contributions and annual lump sum contributions.
- Time-Off Benefits: Accrual-based time-off, recognition of major holidays, and generous leave of absence programs.
- Flexible Spending Accounts: Options for contributing to health care and dependent care spending accounts.
- Voluntary Benefits: Paid, optional benefits for additional financial protection.
- Tuition Assistance: Programs to support learning and career goals, with additional reimbursement for registered nurses pursuing a BSN.
- Additional Benefits: Fitness centers, Employee Assistance Program, medical and pharmacy discounts, and more.
How to Apply:
If you are passionate about delivering high-quality patient care and align with Sparrow’s values, please visit our Careers webpage at https://careers.sparrow.org/ to explore and apply for available Medical Assistant positions. Simply search for “Medical Assistant” to find the latest opportunities.
Join Sparrow Health System in making a difference in the lives of our community members. We look forward to welcoming dedicated and compassionate Medical Assistants to our team!
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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