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Medical Assistant - Immediate Opening

Company: Phoenix Children's Hospital
Location: Tempe
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Posting Note: This Medical Assistant position will work on the main campus and will be trained for both front and back-office job duties. You will work with general pediatric complex care and the special needs population. Ages will vary from 0 to 24 years of age. You may provide telemedicine as well as support providers with in-person visits. This is a fast-paced and high-volume work environment and it is a great learning opportunity. Location: 1919 East Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016 Schedule: M-F 7:30 - 5:30 (within these business work hours - 40 hours/week) Requirements: You will need your Medical Assistant diploma and your certification from the RMA (AMT) or CMA (AAMA) organization OR 5 years of work experience as a Medical Assistant with some pediatric experience preferred and a Medical Assistant Diploma.

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 - Immediate Opening, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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