Medical Assistant Occupational Health Clinic
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 18, 2023
Occ Med-BDMC OHS
$1,000 Sign-On-Bonus for Medical Assistants
Healthcare is full of possibilities. Medical Assistants plays a
pivotal role in excellent patient care at Banner. If you're looking
to leverage your abilities - you belong at Banner Health.
Banner's Occupational Health Clinics are designed to help identify
health risks, link patients to appropriate resources, make positive
lifestyle choices, and establish baselines for regular health
The Medical Assistant position in Occupational Health requires a
number of skills not generally required of those in other clinical
settings. Our MAs will help with injury intake and management, as
well as new hire occupational health screenings including Drug
Screens, Breath Alcohol Testing, Pulmonary Function Testing,
Audiograms, Respiratory Mask Fitting, immunizations, blood draws,
This is a full-time position, 40hrs wk., Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM
to 6:00 PM.
Banner Occupational Health Clinics are medical clinics specializing
in worker's compensation injury care, drug testing, alcohol
testing, physical examinations, Department of Transportation exams
and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandated
exams. Employers and employees alike benefit from reduced
absenteeism and turnover, increased productivity, morale and job
satisfaction and are less likely to become sick or injured.
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 patient
1. 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
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. Orders supplies and stocks patient care areas. Monitors
inventory including medication/injectables and 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.
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 status.
High 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.
Current BLS certification is required upon hire. Medical Assistant
Certification is required. If certification is not in hand at the
time of hire, individuals will have 12 months from the date of hire
to obtain certification. If not eligible for MA certification at
the time of hire, must complete CEUs for ABR-OE, which meets CMS
requirements for Meaningful Use. All direct patient care personnel
are required to demonstrate competent performance of
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS) techniques for adults, children
and infants according to the standards of a nationally recognized,
standardized, credentialed healthcare provider course every other
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 the Whole Health Clinic must possess an
Arizona 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.
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
Keywords: Banner Health, Chandler , Medical Assistant Occupational Health Clinic, Other , Chandler, Arizona
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