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Medical Assistant

Company: Horizon Health and Wellness
Location: Apache Junction
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHorizon Health and Wellness, Inc. has offered quality healthcare services to central and southern Arizona for over 40 years. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of the individuals, families and communities we serve, and empower them to attain their optimum potential. Our most important organizational philosophy is Kindness Matters. It is how we do our business and an essential component in all of our interactions with our patients and with each other.We offer:

  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Competitive compensation
  • Hire bonus eligible
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k investment plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • The opportunity to help us make a difference in the lives of the patients and communities we serve.RequirementsThis position promotes and restores patients health by maintaining the day to day operation of the patent care area; assisting support staff; working with the clinic provider to assure physical and psychological support for patients at the level for which the Medical Assistant was trained and certified. This position has been identified as a safety sensitive position that includes tasks or duties (i.e., driving) that the employer in good faith believes could affect the safety, health or reputation of the Agency, participants, the employee performing the task or others.*The candidate selected for this position will be eligible for a sign on incentive. Qualifications Required
    • HS diploma or GED plus Medical Assistant certificate from an accredited program
    • Possess valid drivers license with acceptable driving record, MVD report, home telephone and reliable transportation
    • Assists provider in examination of patients and gives instructions to patients as directed by provider
    • Administer injections to include immunizations and completes paperwork for recording purposes
    • Processes referrals and sets up appointments for patents for diagnostic procedures and/or with a specialist
    • Acts as a liaison with the providers, other doctors offices and hospital
    • Complete progress notes at the end of each service and submit within 24 hours
    • Coordinate with PCPs by mailing out the PCP Coordination form and documenting in the medical record
    • Assist Doctors with refills by pulling the necessary chart, ensure client has a follow-up appointment and get pharmacy information for the doctor
    • Coordinate with the Pharmacy and Insurance companies as needed to provide assistance to consumers with obtaining prescriptions
    • Complete required annual trainings as required by Agency policy
    • Reports communicable disease to County Health Department as needed
    • Protects patients and employees by complying with infection control policies and protocols; following medication administration and storage procedures and controlled substance regulations
    • Disposes of used syringes, outdated medications and documents related to procedures
    • Performs specimen collection and approved waived testing
    • Must obtain and maintain a fingerprint clearance card and pass a background check
    • Have working knowledge of English.Benefits11 paid Holidays, choice of three (3) Medical plans, Retirement Plan (401k), Life & AD&D Plan, Dental, Vision, Short/Long Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, and loan repayment through the National Health Service Corp.Make an investment in your potential by providing integrated healthcare that addresses the whole person and promotes wellness.

Keywords: Horizon Health and Wellness, Phoenix , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Apache Junction, Arizona

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