The Section of Plastic Surgery is seeking a qualified MA to join the Plastic Surgery service to provide outpatient clinic services. In this position, the MA will function as part of the team, managing patient flow in a fast paced, outpatient setting, as well as supporting the plastic surgeons in providing care and treatment in a clinic setting.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following: suture, staple, bolster, splint, pin, drain, and splint removal, dressing changes, specimen handling, wound measurement, transferring patients, and taking vital signs. Obtain patient information, review and update medications, allergies and smoking status. Maintain, order and stock supplies for exam rooms. Perform autoclave process. Assist with in-office procedures as necessary. Perform other related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED.
Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and 2-3 years of experience.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Moderate standing/walking, as well as, lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring patients.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team setting.
Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.
Certification as a Medical Assistant.
Experience working within a large, complex health care setting.
Familiarity with UMHS electronic medical record systems.
Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
7:30am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
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