Medical Assistant Ortho Service Line Phoenix Clinic
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Primary City/State:Phoenix, ArizonaDepartment Name:Support
Services-ClinicWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareThis
position is offering $1,000 sign on bonus.Good health care is key
to a good life. At Banner Health, we understand that, and that's
why we work hard every day to make a difference in people's lives.
We've united under a common goal: Make health care easier, so life
can be better. It's a lofty goal, but it's one we're committed to
seeing through. Do you like the idea of making a positive change in
people's lives - and your own? If so, this could be the perfect
opportunity for you. Apply now.TOCA at Banner Health is at the
forefront of the Integrated Service Model. We are committed to
continually improving our delivery of orthopedic care to meet the
needs of our patients. Our Board-certified & Fellow-trained
Physicians specialize in: Fracture Care, Joint Replacement, Sports
Medicine, Physical Therapy, Hand Therapy, Digital X-Ray, MRI,
Bracing & Orthotics, and more!! By utilizing the most innovative
procedures and true state-of-the-art technology, our staff of
general orthopedists and sub-specialists have earned a reputation
for providing consistent specialized orthopedic care. TOCA's
reputation is built on treating each patient's specific needs,
which is one of reasons why we are the choice of primary care
physicians and performance athletes throughout the Valley (Tempe,
Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Glendale). We are also honored to be the
official team physicians and orthopedic surgeons for Arizona State
University.TOCA at Banner strives to push boundaries, challenge the
norm, and come up with ways to make health care easy for our
patients and for our staff. Our clinics are conveniently located
along the 101 freeway for easy access, and commute. If you are
looking to be challenged, work with a large team that is focused on
getting the absolute best results for patients, then TOCA at Banner
Phoenix is just the place to start or continue your journey in
healthcare. As a Provider Specific Medical Assistant, you will be
able to use your experiences with rooming, vitals, drawing
injections and more while working and learning providers and
surgeons. A career with TOCA at Banner is great if you are just
starting out; or have many years' experience. Everyone at Banner
contributes to our patients lives! Our team is like a family and we
help one another, empower one another to make decisions, and
encourage natural talents so each member can grow.Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday times vary from 7am to 5pm, depending on which
Physician this candidate would work with.POSITION SUMMARY
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 as directed, stocks patient care areas.
Medication ordering and tasks related to all medications (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. Completion
of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by
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 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
Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and
knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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