Medical Assistant Glendale Ortho Clinic
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Primary City/State:Glendale, ArizonaDepartment Name:C/P-North
Central OrthopedicsWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareThose
who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life,
united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be
better. If changing health care for the better sounds like
something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.
At Banner we're creating a world class medical organization that
brings together a leadership team committed to a physician-focused
structure, while navigating the challenges of moving from a
volume-based to value-based health care system. 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. 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 3 conveniently located clinics in the West Valley (2
in Glendale and 1 in Phoenix) 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 an Orthopedic
Medical Assistant, you will have an opportunity to work with a
wonderful team dedicated to helping patients across many age
ranges. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a
wide range of providers and support staff, specifically our
wonderful clinical team. Your expertise with back office messages,
call backs, rooming, referrals, and minor back office procedures
will help this clinic run smoothly and assist the patients with
their healthcare needs. 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 hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm,
you will help provide exceptional patient care with the rest of our
Banner medical providers.
5601 W Eugie Ave., Suite 100 Glendale, AZ 85304. This position may
float between Eugie location & New River Trails, which is located
at 7701 W Aspera Ave. Glendale, AZ 85308Medical Assistants get a
$1000 sign-on bonus!!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.
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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