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Medical Office Assistant Primary Care

Company: HonorHealth
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview $2,000 Transition Incentive Full-time; Monday - Friday, 7:30a - 4:30p Located at E. Osborn Rd & N. Scottsdale Rd Looking to be part of something more meaningful? At HonorHealth, you'll be part of a team, creating a multi-dimensional care experience for our patients. You'll have opportunities to make a difference. From our Ambassador Movement to our robust training and development programs, you can select where and how you want to make an impact. HonorHealth is looking for a Medical Office Assistant for the Osborn primary care clinic. The clinic is strategically located near the hospital and prides itself with having both high employee engagement and patient experience scores. This is a combo back & front office role. The ability to work at a fast pace, being motivated and a fast learner will be essential skills and traits for this position. The ideal candidate must meet the minimum requirements of a HSD/GED, a current BLS card, a current Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card and completion of an approved training program OR completion of an unapproved training program and successfully passes the medical assistant examination administered by a certifying organization accredited by either the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute as described by the Arizona Administrative Code. Experience is preferred but not required. HonorHealth offers a diverse benefits portfolio for our full-time and part-time team members designed to help you and your family live your best lives. Visit honorhealth.com/benefits to learn more. Join us. Let's go beyond expectations and transform healthcare together. HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation, and community services with approximately 13,100 team members, 3,500 affiliated providers and nearly 700 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth's mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve. As a community healthcare system, we have a unique responsibility to keep our facilities as safe as possible to protect our patients and team members. With this in mind, we require all new hires to have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine before their start date and be scheduled for their second dose. New hires who choose to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine only need one dose to fulfill this requirement. Reasonable accommodations will be considered. Responsibilities Job Summary Supports various aspects of the practice, including charge entry, and collection of co-payments at time of service. Assists the physician in maintaining efficient patient flow within the office. Under the direction of a Physician/Physician Assistant, performs a variety of clerical and patient support duties including scheduling, receptionist, telephone, data input, and exam room and medical chart preparation. Works with managed care plans to obtain prior authorization to insure that services of physician and hospital are reimbursed by the plans. This position reports to the Manager for office duties and to the physicians for clinical and patient care responsibilities. Demonstrates knowledge and skill to provide appropriate care needed in accordance with policies, procedures and protocols and Arizona validated competencies. Performs in a manner consistent with the HonorHealth statement by identifying and meeting the needs of all customers by demonstrating integrity, respect, caring, accountability and excellence. Schedules patients and provides all necessary information to prepare them for medical appointments and procedures. Provides scheduling services for patients with regard to lab work, x-rays and referrals to other physicians. Verifies authorizations, and accepts or transmits fax information for needed physician patient information. Collects co-payments at time of service, enters daily charges into billing system, and responds to requests for information from billing services and Revenue Cycle Coordinator to ensure optimal collections from services rendered. Initiates confirmation calls to patients to ensure the lowest possible no show rate. Organizes and documents scheduling, registration and payment policies. Prepares treatment room for examination of patients. Prepares patient charts and reviews for completeness. Escorts patient to examining room, obtain history, document chief complaint in record or EMR, take patient's vital signs (weight, pulse, temperature, blood pressure). Preps patient for exam and assists provider with exams and special procedures. Clean and restock exam rooms. Maintain supplies in coordination with office coordinator. Ensures that recalls for labs, office visits and procedures are accounted for. Receives telephone calls from patients, pharmacy and others; documents and relays information to provider for action. Phones pharmacy with approved medication orders/refills. Performs a variety of front office duties as needed, including, but not limited to, reception, greeting patients, verification of information needed for billing and medical charting, telephone, chart maintenance, insurance forms, and scheduling. Organize and communicate with insurance companies for authorizations for therapies, testing and specialist referrals. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education High School Diploma or GED Required Licenses and Certifications Certified or Registered Medical Assistant OR completion of a Medical Assistant program that meets the BOMEX training guidelines OR completion of a United States Armed Forces medical services training program OR meet necessary guidelines as described in Arizona Board of Medical Examiners Administrative Code, Title 4, Chapter 16, Article 4, Section R4-16-401, paragraphs A and B prior to start date. Required Basic Life Support (BLS) BLS Required Fingerprint Clearance Card - State Have a current Fingerprint Clearance card, or within seven (7) working days after employment shall apply and be eligible for a Fingerprint Clearance Card (NOAH Clinical Sites and Pediatric Behavioral Health Sites ONLY) Required

Keywords: HonorHealth, Scottsdale , Medical Office Assistant Primary Care, Healthcare , Scottsdale, Arizona

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