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Medical Assistant Primary Care Ahwatukee Clinic

Company: Banner Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Phoenix, ArizonaDepartment Name: Fam Prac wo OB Foothills-ClinWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical CareAdditional Job Description**$1,000 Sign-On Bonus for Medical Assistants**Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.Be a part of our growing Clinic in the Foothills. Our physicians and staff are truly engaged and care for our patients going the extra mile with always a positive attitude. The foothills clinic is a 3-4 provider office, and we will also have an OB/GYN rotation joining us for 1 day a week in the near future. -Staff are always finding ways to make our patients Healthcare easier as well as providing a positive experience as soon as they walk thru the door. If you are looking to be challenged, work with a team that is focused on getting the best results for patients and in a fun environment this would be the place to start or continue your journey in healthcare.This position as a Medical Assistant plays a very important role in providing the "point of contact care" to our patients during the care they receive in our clinic. - Daily communication with physicians, co-workers and patients to obtain documentation needed to provide patients with a smooth transition into their next step of managing their healthcare needs is a daily requirement. The right person needs to be able to work as a team as well as work independently to ensure the patient has an excellent experience within Banner. Our other Medical Assistants also have experience with one of the providers, rooming patients, giving injections, running POC testing, completing quality measures, -returning messages, sorting faxes, and other office work. You will fit right in! If you are just starting out or have many years' experience the Foothills Clinic offers an excellent place to work and empowers our staff to contribute their own talents and skills that will challenge their own growth to make positive changes in patient lives. -Shift: Mon-Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM (with an hour lunch)Location: 4530 E. Ray Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85044**Uncertified Medical Assistants will be considered and will have 12 months to become nationally certified once employment begins. Uncertified Medical Assistants will have access to Medical Assistant certification study material and Banner will pay for the cost of certification. A passing score would result in a pay increase due to an MA's newly certified status.Banner is also committed to your future and invested in furthering your education. Medical Assistants have the opportunity to move up the Medical Assistant career ladder or sign up for tuition assistance to further advance their career. From PTR, to RN, there are endless opportunities at Banner Health. Ask your recruiter for additional details to learn more****$1,000 Sign-On Bonus for Medical Assistants**At Banner Medical Group, you'll have the opportunity to perform a critical role in the community where you practice. Banner Medical Group provides both primary and specialty care throughout the communities in which Banner Health operates. We do this in a variety of settings - from smaller group practices like our Banner Health Clinics in Colorado and Wyoming, to large multi-specialty Banner Health Centers in the metropolitan Phoenix area. We currently have more than 1,000 physicians and more than 3,500 total employees in our group and are seeking others to enhance our ability to deliver our nonprofit mission of providing excellent patient care.POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for assisting clinicians and nursing staff in providing medical care, as well as, implementing and evaluating direct patient care. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills to provide an excellent patient experience. Possible Restriction in Cerner- Can do everything but place orders, prescription refill.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Prepares patient for exam and treatment by taking and recording vital signs, symptoms and other necessary measurements and recording chief complaint; documents pain scores as appropriate. Reports condition of patient which may be indicative of change in the patient's condition to the clinician.2. Assists providers with exams and minor in-office procedures which could include taking patients' blood pressure, documenting respiration and heart rate/pulse, taking temperature, as well as performing phlebotomies, ear irrigation and EKG's. Acts as chaperon as needed. Uses universal blood and body fluid precautions at all times and personal protective equipment as needed. Responsible for prioritization of patient flow through clinical process.3. Coordinates and manages patient care including pre-certifications, referrals, authorizations, prescriptions and scheduling of patients for clinic, hospital and other ancillary medical treatments and tests. Responsible for communicating test results to patient. Acts as a resource to clinician in order to provide optimal patient care. May administer medications in accordance with established policies and procedures or as directed.4. Provides clerical support with patient/client notifications and documentation to include but not limited to complete medical records including labs, authorizations, X-Rays, hospital records and any previous care pertaining to each patient visit. Provides complete and accurate information necessary for billing related to the patient encounter in a timely fashion.5. Maintains a clean, functional environment including cleaning and disinfection of equipment, exam rooms and storage areas. Disinfects equipment and instruments using appropriate solutions following sterilization procedures. Follows manufacturer's recommendations and OSHA guidelines in handling of hazardous substances. Performs basic maintenance of equipment and coordinates needed maintenance for prompt repairs.6. Monitors inventory including medication, immunizations (e.g. expired medications/equipment and recalls).7. Develops and maintains effective communication mechanism with all external and internal customers. Exemplifies service orientation and the team concept in all contacts. Follow any project within scope established by PM or supervising MA.8. This position will complete all necessary on-boarding/orientation activities, including simulation training, as needed or directed.9. This position works under the direct supervision of the providers. This position interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as employees of other health care institutions, community providers and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Also interacts with physician's offices in order to report, ask for or clarify information. Prioritizes data from multiple sources to provide support for the response of the patient and family to changes in health statusMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an Accredited Medical Assisting Program. Completion of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by state regulations. -An Uncertified Medical Assistant will be placed in this position up to, but no more than 12 months from date of hire in order to obtain certification. Certification must be completed from one of the following agencies: Active Medical Assistant certification such as: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with proof of current membership from American Medical Technologists (AMT) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with proof of current membership from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) with proof of current membership from National Health Career Association (NHA) (Test administered after 7/1/2017 only) or National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) with proof of current membership from National Certified Competency Testing (NCCT).Certification for BLS is required.Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion. -Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral Health clinical setting that serves children must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this specific facility.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience with office medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling software preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

Keywords: Banner Health, Phoenix , Medical Assistant Primary Care Ahwatukee Clinic, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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