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Medical Assistant - Western Neuro- Carondelet Medical Group - 1K sign on bonus

Company: Tenet
Location: Tucson
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Job Description:

Medical Assistant - Western Neuro- Carondelet Medical Group - 1K sign on bonus
GeneralSummary: A non-exempt medical office position responsible for providing direct nursing care in a medical office setting under thedirection of a physician, assists medical providers, and maintains a clean andsafe environment in accordance with the policies and procedures of thepractice.EssentialJob Responsibilities:

  • Adheresto and supports the mission, purpose, philosophy, objectives, policies, andprocedures of Tenet Physician Resources.
  • Adheresto the Tenet HIPAA Compliance Plan and the Privacy Standards ConfidentialityAgreement.
  • Demonstratessupport for the Tenet Corporate Compliance Program by being knowledgeable ofcompliance responsibilities as expressed in the Code of Conduct; adhering tofederal and state laws, rules, regulations, and corporate policies andprocedures policies that affect his/her specific jobfunctions/responsibilities; and reporting compliance issues/concerns in atimely and appropriate manner.
  • Assists inthe assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, history,medication listing, assessing visual acuity and determining chief complaint.Assesses patients' physical and mental status.
  • Completes allnecessary documentation in the patient's medical record in accordance withpractice's charting policy.
  • Preparesequipment and assists physicians with medical treatments, exams and medicalprocedures
  • Administersprescribed oral medications and gives intramuscular and subcutaneous andintradermal injections. Performs venipunctures, CLIA-Waived and non-CLIA Waivedlab testing.
  • Maintains aclean, orderly and safe environment for patients and visitors. This includes cleaning, sterilizing, andstoring instruments in accordance with practice policies. Stocks rooms inpreparation for the daily work schedule. Takes inventory of medical and examroom supplies.
  • Complies withestablished personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protectionagainst exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids,chemical disinfectants, radiation, and other hazardous substances.
  • Arranges for specialized consultationsand appointments for testing as ordered by the physicians. Notifies appropriateinsurance personnel to pre-certify surgeries or tests ordered by the physicianor other health care provider, which require pre-certification by the insurancecompany.
  • Answering office phones, assisting front desk in schedulingappointments and directing calls appropriately.
  • Assists inchecking out patients and assists them with referral processing and schedulingprocess
  • Assist in other functions of the physician practice as needed

    Education: High schooldiploma/GED required with completion of an accredited Medical Assisting ProgramCertification: MedicalAssistant and CPR certification Experience:Musthave a minimum of one year of experience working in a physician office and becomfortable doing phlebotomy. PerformanceRequirements:Knowledge:
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of medical office procedures and process.
  • Knowledge of clinical equipment, supplies, and instruments.
  • Understanding of documentation required for physician office visits.
  • Knowledge of the purposes, organization, and policies of the local community's health systems sufficient to interact with other health care providers.
  • Knowledge of the policies and procedures of a clinic sufficient to provide effective patient care. Skills:
  • Skill in problem solving.
  • Skill in computer hardware and software use.
  • Skill in verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party payers, patients, and the public.
  • Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.
  • Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures. Abilities:
  • Ability to obtain vital signs and record them correctly.
  • Ability to use medical equipment, supplies and instruments.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written, oral and/or graphic instructions.
  • Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.
  • Ability to set priorities among multiple requests.
  • Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.
  • Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment.EquipmentOperated: Must be able to operate medical office devices as well as standardoffice equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers, printers,telephones, calculators, etc.
    Job:Phlebotomy/Blood/Medical AsstPrimary Location:Tucson, ArizonaFacility:Tucson Physician Group HoldingsJob Type:Full-timeShift Type:Days

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