General Posting Spanish Speaking Medical Assistant

Department: Michigan Medical
Location: Detroit, MI

Covenant Community Care, a faith based charitable non-profit Community Health Center serving the people of Metro Detroit is always interested reviewing applications from experienced medical assistants who are able to speak  and write Spanish fluently for our Southwest Detroit clinic.  Please note, this is a general posting for future opportunities that may become available due to the increased growth of our Health Center's clinical operations. 

Our medical assistants assist physicians with direct patient care (including translation services as needed), and assisting the Nurse Clinic Manager and other areas carrying out services as part of a comprehensive medical team offering quality family practice care. Additional duties include: Assisting physicians and nurses with office visits, procedures, injections and sterilization of instruments, set up, cleaning and re-stocking of patient rooms, as well as communicating with patients about laboratory results, appointments and hospital admissions. Calls to pharmacy to confirm refills and document services, administration of injections, blood draws and lab specimens are also part of the daily routines for medical assistants.

Successful candidates we be supportive of the organizationís mission and goals and will possess certification as medical assistant (highly desirable) and/or completion of a technical program for medical assisting. Ability to function effectively as part of a professional team delivering healthcare in a community setting as well as the ability to organize and prioritize work appropriately is essential.

Flexibility in days and hours available for scheduled work as well as the ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and the push a patient is a wheelchair required.

Covenant Community Care offers a comprehensive generous benefits package including, BCBS PPO healthcare coverage, dental, vision, short and long term disability, paid life insurance, paid holidays and generous paid time off/vacation benefits.  

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