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Medical Assistant Trainee - Medical Group - Gastroenterology - Shea
HonorHealth    SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85258

Overview HonHonorHealth is looking for a Medical Assistant Trainee for the Gastroenterology Shea location at N. 92 St & E. Shea Blvd. This growing department is made up of (5) Providers and (15) support staff that places a great emphasis on teamwork and upholds HonorHealth's "just" culture in every situation. The team prides itself of being dedicated to the success of the organization and each team member's individual success. The ideal candidate must meet the minimum requirements that include a HS diploma/GED, current Basic Life Support (BLS) card and completion of a Medical Assistant program or ONE (1) year MA experience. Within 18 months of hire this role IS REQUIRED to successfully pass a medical assistant examination administered by a certifying organization accredited by either the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). HonorHealth will reimburse the cost of the successful completion of the exam. 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 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 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. Responsibilities Job Summary Under the direction of a Physician/Advance Practitioner, the Medical Assistant Trainee position provides support to health professionals in an ambulatory setting and performs a variety of duties in connection with the examination and treatment of patients. In addition, the Medical Assistant Trainee performs a variety of back office duties to include measuring patients vital signs, administering injections, documenting information in the Electronic Medical Record, preparing and handling medical instruments and supplies, and collecting and preparing specimens of bodily fluids and tissues and provides clerical support in accordance with HonorHealth Medical Group Policies and Procedures and Department Operating Policies. Pre-visit chart review. Actively works with the patient schedule and registries in advance to anticipate and prepare for patient needs such as required immunizations, lab tests, and other health maintenance. Prepares, cleans and stocks treatment rooms for examination of patients, maintaining infection control. Escorts the patient to the examining room, obtains a brief history, documents chief complaint, takes vital signs to include weight and temperature. Preps the patient for exam, assists the physician/clinician on exams and any special procedures in a Patient Centered Medical Home model. Assists with telephone calls from patients, pharmacy and others; documents and relays information to appropriate provider/department for action. Anticipates and organizes all patient follow-up calls to provide “one touch” calls to cover refills, normal lab results, referrals to outside services, etc. Message management for Physicians. Organizes and prepares physician messages so that information can be easily retrieved and addressed in a timely manner. Assists with front office reception work, chart maintenance, insurance forms, sending/receiving medical record and appointment scheduling Organize and communicate with insurance companies for authorizations of therapies, testing and specialist referrals. Process improvement and innovation. Actively engaged with physicians and other team members to assess and redesign workflow processes with the ultimate goal of streamlining and standardizing patient rooming and check in processes. Performs other related duties as appropriate and assigned. Qualifications Education High School Diploma or GED Required Experience Other Graduation from an MA Program or 1 year of MA experience Required Licenses and Certifications Certified Or Registered Medical Assistant (CMA) Successfully pass a medical assistant examination administered by a certifying organization accredited by either the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute. HonorHealth will reimburse cost of the successful completion of the exam. If you do not receive your certification within the assigned period, you will no longer meet the minimum qualification of the position and may be terminated. 1 1/2 Yrs Required Basic Life Support (BLS) Upon Hire Required

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