Medical Assistant MA Family Practice
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Primary City/State:Tucson, ArizonaDepartment Name: PBC-FP
Alvernon-ClinicWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical Care$1,000 sign
on bonus!3 sets of scrubs included Health care is constantly
changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change.
We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can
be. We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the
people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health
care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of,
we want to hear from you.This is a great learning opportunity
supporting our Family Practice! If you like to keep busy, enjoy a
fast-paced, team environment and we would like to make you part of
it! You can enjoy all this while enjoying a Monday-Friday schedule
with no holidays or weekends.Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards)
are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner
Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your
family. We provide health and financial security options so you can
focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your
life.*Eligibility for the sign-on requires a one year commitment.
**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**University Medical Center South PBCs Banner
- University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center
that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma
center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona
Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center
and a Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders-designated
senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who
are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of
Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an
operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services
include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and
education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and
comprehensive orthopedics.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.
Performs all functions according to established policies,
procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as
applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner
Health with an excellent service experience by consistently
demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general
content of and requirements of this position and are not intended
to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or
responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's
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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