Medical Assistant Sports Medicine Job at Banner Health, Phoenix, AZ

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  • Banner Health
  • Phoenix, AZ

Job Description

Primary City/State:

Scottsdale, Arizona

Department Name:

FSC -Ortho Sports Med- BSMS

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

$80 ALLOWANCE FOR SCRUBS INCLUDED !!

The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you

Banner Scottsdale Sports Medicine, a three-story, 80,000-square-foot center, will welcome and serve athletes at all levels, from youth to professionals. Our comprehensive, one-stop destination will be offering numerous sports medicine services and specialists under one roof, with internationally and nationally renowned sports medicine providers and leaders. Services will include orthopedic surgery, primary care sports medicine, concussion care, ambulatory surgery center, physical therapy, medical imaging, performance assessment and training, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, and sports psychology.

As a Medical Assistant on this team, you will be an integral part of the patient’s Banner experience looking to provide each person with the best customer service and patient care. When assisting patients directly, you will be rooming patients, taking vitals, assisting with procedures, and updating patient electronic medical records accurately and timely. When not providing direct patient care, you may also provide additional support to our office/administrative staff throughout the clinic. This could include answering phones, checking in patients, scheduling appointments, following up with referrals, ordering supplies, stocking rooms, etc. Uncertified Medical Assistants will be considered and will have 12 months to become nationally certified once employment begins. Uncertified Medical Assistants will have access to Medical Assistant certification study material and Banner will pay for the cost of certification. A passing score would result in a pay increase due to an MA’s newly certified status. Banner is also committed to your future and invested in furthering your education. Medical Assistants have the opportunity to move up the Medical Assistant career ladder or sign up for tuition assistance to further advance their career. From PTR , to RN, there are endless opportunities at Banner Health. Ask your recruiter for additional details to learn more. ? This is a full time day shift position working Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.

This is a full time day shift position working Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM. We are Affiliated with the Mercury, Suns, DBacks teams. Opportunity to work with amazing Orthopedic physicians. Travel may be required to other clinic locations in Phoenix. Locations: 4200 E Camelback Rd Suite 104 and 755 E McDowell Rd, 2nd floor, Phoenix, AZ. We are Affiliated with the Mercury, Suns, DBacks teams. Opportunity to work with amazing Orthopedic physicians.

Would need to travel between all 3 locations, to assist with planned/ unplanned coverage, Scottsdale, Arcadia and Phoenix.

Banner Health has been recognized by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the 150 top places to work in health care. In addition, we recently made Newsweek’s list of America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity.

These recognitions reflect Banner Health’s investment in team members’ professional development, wellness benefits, and continued education. It highlights our commitment to advocating for diversity in the workplace, promoting work-life balance, and boosting employee engagement

Banner University Medical Group is our nonprofit faculty practice plan associated with the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Phoenix and Tucson. Our 800-plus clinicians provide primary and specialty care to patients at highly ranked Banner – University Medical Centers and dozens of clinics while providing mentorship to more than 700 residents and fellows. Our practice values and encourages the three-part mission of academic medicine: research, education and 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 experience. Possible Restriction in Cerner- Can do everything but place orders, prescription refill.

CORE FUNCTIONS

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 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. Monitors inventory including medication, immunizations (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. Follow any project within scope established by PM or supervising MA.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/ GED or equivalent working knowledge. Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an Accredited Medical Assisting Program. Completion of an approved medical assistant training prog

Job Tags

Full time, Shift work, Day shift, Monday to Friday,

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