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Salary Breakdown

Nursing Assistants

Average

$29,790

ANNUAL

$14.32

HOURLY

Entry Level

$25,800

ANNUAL

$12.4

HOURLY

Mid Level

$29,575

ANNUAL

$14.22

HOURLY

Expert Level

$33,350

ANNUAL

$16.03

HOURLY


Program Recommendations

Nursing Assistants

Gateway (MCCCD)

Nurse Assisting

Education

Associate's Degree

Gateway (MCCCD)

Nursing Assistant/Patient Care Technician

Education

Associate's Degree

Glendale (MCCCD)

Nurse Assisting

Education

Associate's Degree

Mesa (MCCCD)

Nurse Assisting

Education

Associate's Degree

Paradise Valley (MCCCD)

Nurse Assisting

Education

Associate's Degree


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Nursing Assistants

267

Current Available Jobs

29,580

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Nursing Assistants


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Nursing Assistants

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

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English Language

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Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Medicine and Dentistry

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Active Listening

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Social Perceptiveness

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Speaking

SKILL

Monitoring

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Speech Recognition


Job Opportunities

Nursing Assistants

  • Medical Assistant East Valley
    Banner Health    Mesa, AZ 85202
     Posted 4 days    

    If you’re looking to leverage your abilities to make a real difference – and real change in the health care industry – you belong at Banner Health. With facilities in six western states, we’re committed to not only providing the finest care possible, but to advancing the way care is provided. To achieve our vision, we seek driven professionals who embrace change and who possess the passion and skills to make it happen.

    Bring your passion for patient care as a Medical Assistant. 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. Our Medical Assistants gain experience with rooming patients, taking vitals, chart prepping, and making sure that patient services is their number one goal!

    We have multiple locations in the East Valley including Primary Care & Specialty.

    **$1,000 Sign-On-Bonus being offered to Medical Assistants**

    **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.**

    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 experience.

    CORE FUNCTIONS
    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 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. 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.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    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 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 QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience 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.


    Seniority Level

    Entry (non-student)

    Field of Interest

    Health Sciences

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Nursing Assistant
    Banner Health    Mesa, AZ 85202
     Posted 4 days    

    Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country’s leading health systems. If you’re looking to leverage your abilities to make a difference – you belong at Banner Staffing Services

    As the internal staffing (registry) provider for Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services (BSS) provides opportunities within one of the country’s leading health systems. The BSS team is dedicated to providing personal attention and professional support for its employees. Registry opportunities are a great way to market your skills within Banner Health. As a BSS employee, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular full-time or part-time opportunities within Banner Health.

    In addition, registry employment through BSS offers:

    Competitive wages

    Paid orientation

    Flexible Schedules (select positions)

    Fewer Shifts Cancelled

    Weekly pay

    403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan

    Employee Assistance Program

    Employee wellness program

    Discount Entertainment tickets

    Restaurant/Shopping discounts

    Auto Purchase Plan

    BSS Registry positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. BSS requires: Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education).

    POSITION SUMMARY
    This position provides routine patient care to promote patient comfort and contribute to the overall patient plan of care. This position is responsible for on-going patient data collection and documentation in the medical record; provides a variety of unit support functions which contribute to the overall efficient operation of the nursing unit/department.

    CORE FUNCTIONS
    1. Provides assistance in activities of daily living and completes necessary tasks to promote patient health, including assisting patients with basic hygiene needs, maintaining an optimum level of mobility and assisting patients with nutritional intake, as needed.

    2. Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements in accordance with unit/facility policy and standards of care. Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care. Assists in the transportation of patient specimens.

    3. Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the patient’s health status and responses to treatment to a licensed professional. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.

    4. Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies and state scope of practice; procedures may include blood draws, foley catheter removal, EKGs, and EKG monitoring. Provides necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures, under the direct supervision of a licensed professional.

    5. Maintains a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.

    6. May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.

    7. This position works under supervision and has responsibility for assigned unit only. Incumbents work in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment with a strong focus on customer service. Interacts with staff at all levels throughout the facility, as well as patients, families and physicians.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
    DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep, Chaplain, RN)
    Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently.
    Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs.
    Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color vision.
    Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and ability to grasp and handle objects.
    Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating, transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair.
    May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
    Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and bodily fluids.
    Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
    May require periodic use of personal computer.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Current BLS certification is required. Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. In Tucson: Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires. Existing Tucson incumbents may not transfer out of their geographical market without meeting the CNA requirement.

    Requires skills and abilities typically attained with 1 year of medical clerical experience; preferably in a hospital or physician office setting, or prior experience in customer service. Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology and computer literacy and keyboarding skills is required. Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology and computer literacy and keyboarding skills is required. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital, BTMC Behavioral, Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

    Depending on department assignment, receive a minimum passing score of 85% on ECG or EEG test with accurate identification of all lethal cardiac dysrhythmias and epileptiform activity is required. Successful completion of either a unit approved basic electrocardiogram interpretation course or electroencephalographic interpretation course, or on the job training is also required.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    In Arizona the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) licensure is preferred. Recent healthcare experience preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


    Seniority Level

    Entry (student)

    Field of Interest

    Health Sciences

    Employment Type

    Part Time

  • Medical Assistant
    Desert Valley Pediatrics    Surprise, AZ 85374
     Posted 4 days    

    We are a long standing Pediatric office and we are looking for dedicated Medical Assistants. We are an office with a passion for helping families, especially children.

    OurMedical Assistant (MA) works alongside physicians, mid-level providers and coworkers in a supportive role. The MA will work with pediatric patients and their families to gather and record relevant medical facts, perform various simple medical procedures including administering vaccines, maintains a workspace including multiple exam rooms and preforms pre- and post-visit tasks that relate to the patient care experience.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

      * Obtain various vitals, patient medical history and visit related information.
      * Navigate and accurately utilize the electronic medical record (EMR).
      * Perform simple medical tests (including but not limited to urinalysis, strep tests, hearing/vision screenings).
      * Assist the medical provider and/or perform general procedures (including but not limited to circumcisions, catheterization, administer vaccines, suture removal).

    If you share our enthusiasm for helping families and enjoy being busy, submit your resume for consideration.

    Sign on bonus for hired candidates


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Nursing Assistant (ICU) NTE 2 Years
    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 4 days    

    Summary The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System is seeking 2 Nursing Assistant's in the Critical Care Nursing Service (ICU). Responsibilities Responsibilities Include but not limited to: Will appropriately utilize glucose monitoring machine to collect and document appropriate glucose readings for assigned Veteran. Maintains positive therapeutic relationships by displaying respect for human dignity with patient, families and/or significant others utilizing learned. communication skills. Utilize observation skills for data collection, reporting and recording patient/resident observations. Performs aspects of nursing care to meet patient's needs for the following: Personal Hygiene Physical comfort Activity, Exercise, Rest Nutrition Elimination Prevention of Skin Breakdown Beginning to engage in-group activities such as off-unit trips, reality orientation, current events and other therapeutic groups. Learning to utilize principles of proper body mechanics while caring for patients. Reports patient observations to the RN and or other members of the treatment team. Trained to set up patient care related equipment Organizes and obtains routine supplies and equipment. Assist with orienting patient/family to unit routines and policies. Work as a cooperative, courteous member of the interdisciplinary team. Safeguarding the patient's right to privacy by judiciously protecting information of a confidential nature. Uses proper safety practices. Learning to utilize equipment and supplies according to procedures. Learning to utilize principles of proper body mechanics and follows procedures for use of patient care equipment to prevent injury to self or others in all settings such as utilization of lifting equipment. Work Schedule: (1) Day Shift 06:00AM to 6:30PM and (1) Night Shift - 6:00PM to 06:30AM with a rotating 8 hour tour Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. Education or Training. The candidate must have one year above high school with courses related to the Nursing Assistant occupation. Completion of an intensive, specialized, occupation-related course of study of less than one year as a nursing assistant may also meet in full the experience requirements for GS-3. English Language Proficiency. Nursing Assistants appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407(d). Preferred Experience: One to Two years of nursing assistant experience. Current Medical/Surgical Experience. This position is a direct patient care position requiring Basic Life Support certification to be attained and maintained throughout employment. Grandfathering Provisions. All Nursing Assistants employed in VHA as of March 12, 2015 are considered to have met all qualification requirements for the series and grade held that are part of the basic requirements of the occupation. For employees who do not meet all the basic requirements required in this standard, but who met the qualifications applicable to the position at the time they were appointed to it, the following provisions apply: Employees who are appointed on a temporary basis prior to the effective date of the qualification standard may not have their temporary appointment extended or be reappointed, on a temporary or permanent basis, until they fully meet the basic requirements of the standard. If an employee who was retained (grandfathered) under this provision leaves the occupation, the employee loses protected status of the grandfathering provision and must meet the full VA qualification standard basic requirements in effect at the time of reentry to the occupation. Grade Determinations: GS-3 Experience: None beyond the basic requirements above. GS-4 Experience/Education: In this role, the Nursing Assistant functions as a member of the nursing care team and assists higher graded Nursing Assistants, licensed nursing staff, and other members of the care team in the care of patients/residents receiving outpatient care, home or community living care, or other patients who are in acute, sub-acute, or chronic states of illness. The Nursing Assistant in this role provides care under close supervision and refers issues/questions to supervisors, higher graded Nursing Assistants, or other healthcare professionals. Experience: One year of specialized experience as a Nursing Assistant or experience in another medical field (licensed practical nurse, health technician, hospital corpsman, etc.), performing technical and nursing skills requiring knowledge of the human physical and emotional states, therapeutic communication, and technical skills required for basic and intermediate treatments OR Education: Successful completion of 2 years above high school in an accredited institution with courses related to nursing care, health care or in a field of study appropriate to the specialization of the position, such as education in a program for psychology, psychiatric, or operating room technicians; AND Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs). In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: Ability to provide a range of patient/resident care and contribute to the completion of the nurse care plan and recovery of patients/residents. Ability to observe patients/residents' or resident's physical or emotional status and refer deviations and/or problems to supervisor in a timely manner. Ability to properly use equipment, materials and supplies in simple diagnostic and treatment procedures such as bladder scan, continuous passive motion device, blood glucose monitoring machine, specimen collection, etc. Ability to communicate effectively with patients/residents, their families and other health professionals. GS-5 Experience: This is the full performance level for Nursing Assistants. Nursing Assistants at this grade level function as a member of the nursing care team and assist licensed nursing staff in the care of patients/residents receiving outpatient care, home or community living care or other patients/residents who are in acute, sub acute or chronic states of illness. The distinguishing factor is that patient/resident assignments typically involve more complex nursing needs which can vary within a range of predictable to unpredictable requirements. Nursing Assistants at this level also assume more of a peer education/mentorship role. Experience: One year of progressively responsible assignments and experience equivalent to the GS-4 level which demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities that are directly related to the specific assignment. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the professional KSAs in subparagraph (c) below OR Education: Successful completion of a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree that included 24 semester hours of courses related to health care or possession of a bachelor's degree; AND Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs). In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: Ability to assist in the full range of nursing care to patients/residents with physical and/or behavioral problems in a hospital, long term care or outpatient setting under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse. Ability to communicate orally with patients/residents, families, interdisciplinary team and other personnel. This includes serving as a preceptor to new Nursing Assistants by assisting with the coordination of their orientation and overseeing/assessing their practical experience while in a clinical setting. Ability to recognize and react to emergent patient/resident care situations and intervene while waiting for assistance. For example, recognizing need for basic life support, controlling bleeding and assisting with behavior crisis, etc. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-05. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-03 to GS-05. References: VA Handbook 5005 Part II Appendix G46, Nursing Assistant Qualification Standard. Physical Requirements: This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing. Transferring patients and objects may be required. The NA may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative/ invasive procedures. The NA may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The NA must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs. The NA must be willing to complete annual employee health requirements, such as annual TB screening or testing, as a condition of employment. Education IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Additional Information Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status. VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Medical Assistant 4C Medical - Glendale, AZ
    UnitedHealth Group    Glendale, AZ 85304
     Posted 4 days    

    Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing **your life's best work.(sm)**

    4C Medical Group, Part of OptumCare, is a primary care driven integrated healthcare delivery network that provides quality care to patients in a variety of settings. We strive to achieve our mission of helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone by hiring culturally aligned individuals to add to our family. Our core values of Communication, Compassion, Competence, and Camaraderie provide a foundation for our growth and for our vision. Together with OptumCare, we are looking for motivated individuals ready to join a dynamic team to help us build the premier physician-driven and patient-centric healthcare organization in Arizona.

    This role will promote collaboration with internal and external team members. Works cooperatively with primary care team(s) and support staff to provide direct patient care. Supports the overall vision of patient centered medical care by achieving a positive balance of healthcare, cost outcomes and patient satisfaction on specific teams. Accountable for the patient experience through the system. Ensures appropriate standards of care are implemented and in compliance with all state and federal regulations, standards of practice, corporate policies and procedures. May work with front office to ensure smooth patient flow, waiting room management, and adherence to 4C Medical Group Policy and Procedures.

    **Primary Responsibilities:**

    + Foster a workplace culture that is consistent with the overall organizations and that emphasizes the identified mission, vision, guiding principles, and values of the organization

    + Provide direct patient care with exemplary customer service to internal and external customers

    + Duties included but not limited to rooming patients, screening patients; visit closure, patient ancillary visits (EKG, DPN, BMD, Ear Lavage, blood pressure check); patient education; shared medical appointments; follow up in the office or by telephone with patients for medical management of health condition

    + Assist with the coordination of patient care under the guidance of the primary care provider (lab testing, urgent or emergent referral, patient centered form completion), act as liaison in person or by telephone for health plan, case management activities, home health and disease management within scope of practice

    + Responsible for documentation of patient care in electronic medical record, including but not limited to, office visit, vital signs, medication refills/updates, treatments, ancillary visits, patient communication (phone conversations, letters), referrals (new/updates/renewals), medication prior-authorizations, and patient tasking

    + Meet and follow audit and regulatory compliance, assist in the capture of data related to department, quality measures, policies and procedures, state and federal regulations, and/or standards of care. (i.e. Facility Quality Assurance (lab, medication), Huddle, Standard Work, Monthly Audits, Visit Closure Audits, Quarterly Back Office Audits)

    + Maintain, facilitate and promote primary care department protocols, processes, policies and standards to include but not limited to the following: Standard Rooming, Exam rooms, Daily Huddles, New and Existing patient management, Medication Refills, Pathology Specimens, Radiology Procedures, and other Specialty specific protocols as signed by department head or designee.

    + Subject matter expert to include but not limited to Caretracker EMR, Automated Referrals, Touchworks, and IDX

    + Compliance with customer services standards, billing functions to include patient check in/out process, cash handling, scheduling and entering appointments, demographics, empanelment and insurance information in EMR

    + Other duties as assigned (New Hire Training, mentoring co-workers)

    You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

    **Required Qualifications:**

    + High School diploma or equivalent

    + Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant school or 3+ years of experience in the military as a Medical Assistant or equivalent

    + Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or must be able to complete certification within 30 days of hire

    + Demonstrated good communication skills, excellent phone etiquette and customer service skills

    + Proficient computer skills, window based applications, organization skills

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    + 1+ years of experience in an ambulatory care setting

    _UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status._

    **Careers with Optum.** Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do **your life's best work.(sm)**

    _Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law._

    _UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment._

    Job Keywords: Medical Assistant, healthcare, Glendale, AZ, Arizona


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • 4C Medical Group Medical Assistant - 2k Sign On Bonus - Scottsdale, AZ
    UnitedHealth Group    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 4 days    

    Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve **your life’s best work.(sm)**

    Compassion is the essential trait that drives superior health care performance. But it's just a start. At OptumCare innovative thinking is just as important. Our unique team of health care providers are an emerging and important part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Our approach is designed to help physicians and other providers deliver the right care at the right time in the right setting. That takes smart ideas and incredible teamwork. And that's where you come in. In this role, you'll support a clinical team that's helping patients in new and better ways while giving them a generous helping of compassion and respect.

    You’ll need to be able to work in multiple locations, while managing multiple priorities. You’ll find the pace fast and the patient - centered environment inspiring.

    The medical assistant provides quality appropriate patient care, utilizing customer service skills throughout the patient care continuum.

    **Primary Responsibilities:**

    + Responsible for collection and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies, health risk screen information, status of extended care benefits and other services

    + Participate in the monitoring of patients with chronic disease and extended care benefits including verification of eligibility and status of services

    + Assist RN and provider with the coordination and completion of patient care plan

    + Compliance with customer services standards, scheduling and entering appointments, demographics and insurance information in IDX

    + Assist with phone calls and messages; document all call and actions taken

    + Responsible for compliance requirements such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, maintenance of crash cart and drug count as well as other requirements dictated by clinic needs

    + Assist coworkers with duties when requested, to include, but not limited to assisting in other areas

    + Some positions may require floating to other clinic locations in the area as needed

    You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

    **Required Qualifications:**

    + High school diploma or GED

    + Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program or 3+ years of military medical experience

    + CPR certification or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire

    + 1+ years of experience in an ambulatory care setting

    + Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client or patient sites within a designated area

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    + Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience

    + Experience in primary care or specialty care such as pediatrics, pain management, cardiology, urology, orthopedics, oncology, senior care, obgyn, urgent care

    + Willing to travel to various clinic locations as needed

    + Bilingual English and Spanish

    + Office Laboratory Assistant (OLA) certification

    _UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status._

    **Careers with WellMed.** Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do **your life's best work.(sm)**

    **WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.**

    _Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law._

    _UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment._

    Job Keywords: medical assistant, MA, EMR, CPR, OLA, Office Laboratory Assistance, Spanish, urgent care, primary care, pediatrics, cardiology, allergy, asthma, pain management, urology, obgyn, clinic, Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ, Arizona


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Medical Assistant (Pool)
    Valleywise Health    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 4 days    

    Under the clinical direction of the Physician, Physician Assistant and/or Midlevel Provider, and under operational direction of the FHC/CHC Manager or designee, this position provides professional skilled, age specific care for patients in collaboration with all disciplines. This position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment. Performs patient care, secretarial and technical related services for the neonate thru geriatric patient population in both the back and front office.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Requires a high school diploma or GED.

    + Requires graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants or Valleywise Health approved course

    Experience:

    + Prefer at least one (1) year of relevant related experience, preferably in clinic setting.

    Specialized Training:

    + None.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires a BLS card through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center upon hire.

    + Incumbents hired into this position must be must be eligible to sit for one of the two following certification exams:

    + The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

    + The Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification issued by American Medical Technologists (AMT).

    + Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety OR submit a completed Affidavit at time of hire. Must complete fingerprint clearance card application within seven (7) days of hire date. Must present actual card within 90 days of applying for fingerprint clearance card.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Bilingual is preferred.

    + Must have ability to work with culturally diverse people.

    + Requires excellent communication, time management and leadership skills.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Medical Assistant
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Under the clinical direction of the Physician, Physician Assistant and/or Midlevel Provider, and under operational direction of the FHC/CHC Manager or designee, this position provides professional skilled, age specific care for patients in collaboration with all disciplines. This position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment. Performs patient care, secretarial and technical related services for the neonate thru geriatric patient population in both the back and front office.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Requires a high school diploma or GED.

    + Requires graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants or Valleywise Health approved course.

    Experience:

    + Prefer at least one (1) year of relevant related experience, preferably in clinic setting.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires a BLS card through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center upon hire.

    + Incumbents hired into this position must be must be eligible to sit for one of the two following certification exams:

    + The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

    + The Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification issued by American Medical Technologists (AMT).

    + Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety OR submit a completed Affidavit at time of hire. Must complete fingerprint clearance card application within seven (7) days of hire date. Must present actual card within 90 days of applying for fingerprint clearance card.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Bilingual is preferred.

    + Must have ability to work with culturally diverse people.

    + Requires excellent communication, time management and leadership skills.

    + Behavioral Health Departments- Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Medical Assistant
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Under the clinical direction of the Physician, Physician Assistant and/or Midlevel Provider, and under operational direction of the FHC/CHC Manager or designee, this position provides professional skilled, age specific care for patients in collaboration with all disciplines. This position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment. Performs patient care, secretarial and technical related services for the neonate thru geriatric patient population in both the back and front office.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Requires a high school diploma or GED.

    + Requires graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants or Valleywise Health approved course.

    Experience:

    + Prefer at least one (1) year of relevant related experience, preferably in clinic setting.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires a BLS card through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center upon hire.

    + Incumbents hired into this position must be must be eligible to sit for one of the two following certification exams:

    + The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

    + The Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification issued by American Medical Technologists (AMT).

    + Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety OR submit a completed Affidavit at time of hire. Must complete fingerprint clearance card application within seven (7) days of hire date. Must present actual card within 90 days of applying for fingerprint clearance card.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Bilingual is preferred.

    + Must have ability to work with culturally diverse people.

    + Requires excellent communication, time management and leadership skills.

    + Behavioral Health Departments- Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Medical Assistant - Olive Health Center- Glendale, AZ - MA - 59th Ave/ Olive - $$750 Bonus$$
    TERROS, Inc.    Glendale, AZ 85304
     Posted 4 days    

    Overview

    We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity atTerros Health (http://www.terroshealth.org) for a Medical Assistant . You will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.

    Terros Healthis a health care company focused on the whole person, providing primary care and specializing in mental health and substance use treatment for over 50 years. We help people live their lives in recovery and we save lives every day. Our vision is to provideextraordinary carebyempowered people, achievingexceptional outcomes. We are guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment, with diversity woven throughout. Together, we areInspiring Change for Life!

    If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Integrated Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!

    Terros Health: Extraordinary Care. Empowered People. Exceptional Outcomes.

    Terros Health made the list!! "Most Admired Companies of 2020" as awarded by AZ Big Media.

    Responsibilities

    Medical Assistant Needed To Work at our Olive Health Center in Glendale, AZ.

    Full-Time: 40 hours/week

    Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

    Excellent Compensation

    Full Benefits Package, including 401K

    Generous PTO/Sick Time (4+ weeks)

    Bilingual in Spanish is a Plus (Additional Language Differential Pay Available: $1/hour)

    Integrated Care Location - Primary Care Services On Site

    Primary Care Experience is a Plus

    NextGen Experience is a Plus

    $$$ STARTING BONUS PLUS 6 MONTH BONUS $$$ TOTAL: $750

    (New Hire Only)

    + Provides ongoing services as a medical assistant to patients in need of medical services for the purpose of establishing and reaching appropriate treatment goals.

    + Prepares patients for examinations, takes medical histories, assists the physician during the examination, explains medical procedures to patients.

    + Coordinates the appropriate client information with the behavioral health and other specialty care offices.

    + Follows up on the pharmacy, clients, staff and all other parties phone calls and coordinates a response back based on the consult with the medical staff.

    + Maintains appropriate knowledge, skill, and coordination of services for this position.

    + Answers phones, schedules appointments, greets patients, and may create correspondence. May assume any, or all of the general clerical duties within the office.

    + Follows up accordingly/promptly on clients requests via phone/letter at the direction of medical practioners. May coordinate with the involved parties on behalf of the client.

    + Updates patient files, schedules medical tests, and arranges for hospital admissions.

    + Follows up on missed medical appointments to appropriately re-engage the patients.

    + Seeks appropriate clinical supervision to ensure the provision of effective supportive services.

    + Establishes appropriate patient documentations, applications, forms that conform to agency guidelines, audit tools best professional practice, and State licensing regulations.

    + Completes client documentations within the established guidelines including but not limited to completion of progress notes on the date of service; completes medical intake paperwork and submits on date of service.

    If interested, please apply online atwww.terroshealth.org.

    Qualifications

    + Medical Assistant Diploma and/or Certificate Required.

    + EMR experience: NextGen preferred

    + Excellent communication skills

    + Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism

    + Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (Level 1) within 7 working days of assuming role.

    + Must pass a Drug Screen and TB Test

    + This role is a non-driving position. This position is performed at one location and does not require travel to various Terros Health centers. May be 18 years of age and with less than two years’ driving experience or no driving experience.

    COVID Precautions:

    Terros Health remains open for all our patients’ health and wellness needs. We have put in place many protocols to protect our employees and patients and to create a safe work environment. Visit our website to learn more: https://www.terroshealth.org/covid-19/

    Job LocationsUS-AZ-Glendale

    Job ID 2021-5769

    # of Openings 1

    Category Behavioral Health/Social Work

    Program Primary Care

    Weekly Hours 40


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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