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

Overview HonorHealth is looking for a Medical Assistant to support the Advanced Gastroenterology location at N. 92nd Street & E. Shea Blvd. This Advanced GI office is staffed with Providers, NPs, Reg Sched, Surgery Scheduler, MAs along with a Patient Care Specialist. The Shea Office is a new location that will evolve and grow over time and even move into a new location as well...exciting news! This will become a busy and fast-paced office with a team of motivated and collaborate members who are patient centric, provides a family-like working atmosphere and are passionate about the patients and their well-bing. This team will provide services to Gastro/Endoscopic services to adult patients that 18 years and older. The ideal candidate must meet the minimum requirements for this role HSD/GED, completion of a Medical Assistant program from an accredited institution or either CMA or RMA and have a current BLS (Basic Life Support) card. This is a great opportunity for an experienced or new grad MA who has a willingness to learn, energetic and hard working along with the ability to work in a fast-pace & busy environment. Other skills that will lead to success in this role includes good communication skills, professionalism and an overall passion people and having a heart for those we serve! The hours for this role are Monday - Friday; 8a to 4:30p. This position will be required to travel to the Thompson Peak GI location for training and physically work there work until November when the new location opens in Scottsdale near the Shea Hospital campus. 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 The Medical Assistant provides general front and back office support to professional staff. Escorts patients to exam rooms. Maintains clean, neat and well-stocked exam rooms. Must have knowledge of medical front and back office procedures. Provides quality phone service by scheduling patients or referring caller to appropriate party. Answers phone messages from patients promptly. Maintains patient information that is accurate and charts/paperwork are filed correctly. Maintains medical records. Under the direction of a Provider, the Medical Assistant performs a variety of duties in connection with the examination and treatment of patients. May be assigned to a specialist. The MA takes a pro-active approach utilizing available resources to best serve the patient population. Performs a variety of clerical support duties including receptionist, telephone, scheduling, message management and data input. Utilizes knowledge and skill to provide appropriate care in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures and protocols and Arizona validated competencies. The MA works in a team model to improve the patient's experience, create better communication and access to care, and support processes that will improve patient satisfaction. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. 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. May travel to off site locations to perform diagnostic testing and assist in physical exam components, TB testing, Injections, phlebotomy and others. May administer and record injections and TB testing under the supervision and order of the physician. Performs venipuncture and obtains specimens, performs CLIA waived lab tests. Performs office procedures including, but not limited to, PFT, UDS, EBT, EKG, fit testing, within the scope of practice as directed by provider. 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, telephone, chart maintenance, insurance forms and scheduling. Organize and communicate with insurance companies for authorizations for therapies, testing and specialist referrals. Provides appropriate referrals to case management for employees.Performs other related duties as assigned. 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

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