Medical Assistant SCW and Peoria Orthopedic Clinics
Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Primary City/State:Sun City West, ArizonaDepartment Name:
C/P-Peoria Podiatry-ClinicWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical
CareAdditional Job DescriptionHealth care is changing, and it's our
goal to create a new model to answer America's health care
challenges today and in the future. Our passionate and talented
teams will be the change on the health care landscape in our
communities - big and small. If taking access and delivery from
complex to easy, from costly to affordable and from unpredictable
to reliable sounds interesting to you, we want to hear from
you.--Banner Orthopedics is an energetic, busy clinic, serving a
vast age range of patients from pediatric to geriatric. We strive
to provide a customer obsessed environment and provide excellent
patient care in the front and back office. We are staffed with 7
Ortho Providers, 4 Podiatrists, 5 Physician Assistants, 19 MA's, 8
radiology techs and numerous other high achieving staff.-- Due to
success within the community, our practice continues to grow with
the expansion of adding providers and staff in every aspect of
orthopedic needs for our patients.--Our patients come to us from
all over the west valley and we pride ourselves on the relationship
we have with primary care physicians in and outside of the Banner
Health system. Banner as an organization is constantly striving to
improve the work environment and how we provide care to our
community.--Banner strives to push boundaries, challenge the norm,
and come up with ways to make health care easy for our patients and
for our staff. We have 4 conveniently located clinics in the West
Valley (Peoria, SCW, Glendale, and Surprise) and all are about
10-15 away from each other. If you are looking to be challenged,
work with a large team that is focused on getting the absolute best
results for patients, then Banner West Valley Orthopedics is just
the place to start or continue your journey in healthcare. As a
Medical Assistant, you will be working directly with a Sports
Medicine Provider that also sees Primary Care patients. You will
get a chance to help improve quality of care, life and help
patients get back to their regular daily lives after injury:
rooming, surgery scheduling, suture/staple removal, drawing up
injections, entering orders, triaging, etc. A career with Banner is
great if you are just starting out, or have many years' experience.
Everyone at Banner contributes to our patients lives!-- Our team is
like a family and we help one another, empower one another to make
decisions, and encourage natural talents so each member can
grow.----The Medical Assistant will need to be flexible to work
shifts between the hours of 7:00AM to 4:30PM Monday - Friday. This
position will travel between the Peoria and Sun City West clinics
on a rotation. This position is offering $1,000 sign on bonus for
any level of experience. At Banner Medical Group, you'll have the
opportunity to perform a critical role in the community where you
practice. Banner Medical Group provides both primary and specialty
care throughout the communities in which Banner Health operates. We
do this in a variety of settings - from smaller group practices
like our Banner Health Clinics in Loveland, Colo. and Torrington,
Wyo., to large multi-specialty Banner Health Centers in the
metropolitan Phoenix area. We currently have more than 1,000
physicians and more than 3,500 total employees in our group and are
seeking others to enhance our ability to deliver our nonprofit
mission of providing excellent patient care.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
MATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTING
TYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Banner Health Leadership will strive to uphold the mission, values,
and purpose of the organization. They will serve as role models for
staff and act in a people-centered, service excellence-focused, and
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep,
Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch
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
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.
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.DATE
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