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Medical Assistant - Now Hiring

Company: Phoenix Children's Hospital
Location: Tempe
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Posting Note: As a Medical Assistant-PRN, either a recent graduate or experienced, you perform either front or back-office job duties supporting those departments that will need you to work for 3-5 days. This is a great opportunity for you to utilize your Medical Assistant school experience and learn the many facets of working in various departments. The Floater Pool department provides supports throughout the Hospital Clinics in the Metro area. Your flexibility will be required to drive at the location where you may be needed. We have 10 openings! Location: Primarily 1919 E. Thomas Road; also Avondale, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Gilbert Schedule: Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (Also some shifts start at 6:00; Sunday shifts available but not required) Requirements: Medical Assistant Diploma with a strong desire to get certified with the RMA or CMA (AAMA) certification within 12 months; available to work a minimum of 3 and max of 5 full days/week. Motivated willing to learn and serve our children. This position is available for you to work 950 hours/year-an an average of 35 hours/week.

This position works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Position Duties

  1. As directed by a physician, performs or assists with procedures such as electrocardiogram, pulmonary function, suture and staple removal, dressing changes, and others.
  2. Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens), performs point of care testing, and disposes of bio-hazardous materials.
  3. Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions.
  4. Prepares and administers medications, communicates telephone prescriptions to pharmacies, and processes medication refills as directed by a physician.
  5. Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance.
  6. Records and communicates patient related information, including vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, signs, and symptoms, to the physician or licensed health care provider.
  7. Removes sutures and changes dressings.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Keywords: Phoenix Children's Hospital, Tempe , Medical Assistant - Now Hiring, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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