Lead Medical Assistant

Berkley, Michigan  | Medical Assistant


Position at Henry Ford | GoHealth Urgent Care

Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation's leading health care providers, and GoHealth Urgent Care, an on-demand consumer-centric care company, announced a new partnership to operate urgent care centers across southeastern Michigan. Three existing Henry Ford Macomb Urgent Care centers in Fraser, Chesterfield and Bruce Township will transition to the new joint venture in late 2021, and multiple new sites are expected to open in 2022 across southeast Michigan.

Locations include: Bruce Township, Chesterfield.

Job Summary

The Medical Assistant assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of an urgent care provider. Manages the check-in and registration process, interview patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma required
  • Graduate of a Medical Assisting Program preferred

Work Experience

  • Medical Assistant experience preferred
  • Front Desk experience preferred


One of the following certifications is required (or must be obtained within 15 months of hire):

  1. CCMA- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (verified through NHA, National Healthcareer Association)
  2. CMA- Certified Medical Assistant (verified through AAMA, American Association of Medical Assistant)
  3. RMA- Registered Medical Assistant (verified through AMT, American Medical Technologists)
  4. NCMA- National Certified Medical Assistant (verified through NCCT, National Center for Competency Testing)
  5. NRCMA – Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (verified through the National Association for Health Professionals)

 Additionally, CPOE certification for order entry is required within two weeks of start date and must be kept active in lieu of MA certification within the first 15 months of hire.

 In lieu of an approved MA certification, we will also expect the following certifications at the time of hire: 

  1. Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing or LPN or RN
  2. EMT – Emergency Medical Technician (Verified through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians)
  3. CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant 

Basic Life Support (BLS) required or must be obtained within 12 months of hire.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Basic Medical Assistant duties
Ability to type quickly, basic computer knowledge
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Detail oriented, able to rely on experience and judgment to perform a variety of tasks, participate on a team, and accomplish goals
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Able to interact and treat all persons with fairness, respect and sensitivity to cultural/social difference


Competitive compensation
Generous PTO
Quarterly performance bonuses