Queen Creek, Arizona
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Bring your passion for Family Practice patient care to our Queen
Creek practice. Being customer obsessed is our focused. Our Health
Center is a very busy fast paced working environment where over a
couple hundred patients visit us each day. We are looking for
someone not only focused on patients as the number one goal but
also a team player. The large MA team works very closely as a team
to cover and help each other out whenever needed. Bring your detail
oriented and multi-tasking strengths to help support our team.
Medical assistants are mostly assigned to one provider but can be
asked to help with any of them, this includes being comfortable
with all ages (Peds-Geriatrics), and some specialties (Peds, OBGYN,
Sports Med) on top of our FM/IM providers. The specific specialty
for this MA would be to float with all of our specialties. Some
Saturday rotation is required from time to time (8a-1p).
This clinic was the Best of the Best center in BMG for 2017 and
have several physicians well recognized for their extremely high
volumes and high patient experience scores. At Banner Medical Group
(BMG), we're creating a world class medical organization that
brings together a leadership team committed to a physician-focused
structure, while navigating the challenges of moving from a
volume-based to value-based health care system.
Shift: 5 Day/40 Hour Work Week (will include 1 late each week
until 7pm and rotating Saturdays from 8am-1pm) - there is also a
possibility of working at 4/10 schedule.
Clinic Hours: Monday-Thursdays 7am-7pm, Friday 7am-5pm,
Saturdays from 8am-1pm.
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 Loveland, Colo. and Torrington, Wyo., 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.
This 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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Orders supplies as directed, stocks patient care areas.
Medication ordering and tasks related to all medications (e.g.
expired medications/equipment and recalls).
Develops and maintains effective communication mechanism with
all external and internal customers. Exemplifies service
orientation and the team concept in all contacts.
This position will complete all necessary
on-boarding/orientation activities, including simulation training,
as needed or directed.
- 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 status.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Completion of an approved medical assistant training program as
defined by state regulations.
Active Medical Assistant Certification is required.
Certification or additional training must meet the requirements for
Meaningful use. BLS certification required. 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).
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 or BUMC-P Whole Health Counseling 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.
Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and
knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.