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East Valley BSS Medical Assistant

Company: Banner Health
Location: Mesa
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Mesa, ArizonaDepartment Name: Work Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical CareWe are currently offering $1000 sign on bonus for all MA positions and Banner will assist you in becoming certified in the next 12 months if you are not already. The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Staffing Services, we--re excited about what the future holds for health care. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If you--re ready to change lives, apply today. Our Banner Medical Group Clinics are looking for energetic and friendly Medical Assistant with the willingness to learn, take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment.? Our team works with all ages of? patients ranging from newborns to the elderly within our community.? We value caring and empathetic people who want to treat each patient as if they were a member of their family. Our Primary Health Care Centers range in size and number of providers and our leaders have successfully created a culture of trust and environment of team engagement. Our health centers have a sense of belonging, and a provider group that is also engaged and communicates well with the team. Our Medical Assistants also have experience with prior authorizations, rooming, minor office procedures, taking vitals, giving injections, educating our patients and working hand in hand with our customer contact center to ensure seamless communication for our customers and their scheduling need.Primary Care Clinic Hours: Some clinics are open Mon-Fri 8-6. Some clinics are Extended hour Clinics- Mon-Thurs 7a-7p, Fri 7a-5p Sat 8a-1p (rotating Saturdays once every 4 weeks). Candidates must be flexible to work schedules during these hours. Our Specialty Clinics are smaller in size, but are can be very fast paced. Specialties include: Cardio, Ortho, Endocrine, Peds, and Derm.Specialty Clinics are open Mon- Fri, no weekends. Banner Staffing Services (BSS) offers Registry/Per Diem opportunities within Banner Health. Registry/Per Diem positions are utilized as needed within our facilities. These positions are great way to start your career with Banner Health. As a BSS team member, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular opportunities within Banner Health. As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will enjoy: Competitive wages Paid orientation Flexible Schedules (select positions) Fewer Shifts Cancelled Weekly pay 403(b) Pre-tax retirement Employee Assistance Program Employee wellness program Discount Entertainment tickets Restaurant/Shopping discounts Auto Purchase Plan Registry/Per Diem positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education) is required. POSITION SUMMARYThis 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 experience.CORE FUNCTIONS1. 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 directed.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.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience with office medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling software preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Mesa , East Valley BSS Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Mesa, Arizona

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