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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: This Medical Assistant will have a minimum of 2 years of work experience, one year of pediatrics, providing back-office duties (i.e. giving injections, running point of care tests, taking vitals, and rooming patients).This is a fast-paced environment working with children from birth-late teens/early adulthood. Work Schedule: M-F 7:30-5:30 (within these business work hours - 40 hours/week) Address: 205 S Dobson Rd Suite 1, Chandler, AZ 85224 Requirements: Medical Assistant Diploma and previous experience working with children is preferred; please see more details of the requirements at the bottom of the posting.

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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