Job Description

This is a Full time position working day shift at the Physician clinic.

Summary:

Responsible for assisting the physician in providing direct patient care and health teaching designed to meet the age/developmental specific needs of the health care patients. Delivers quality care by offering excellent customer service by participating in a team centered approach towards patient care.  Collaboration with the Physician and nursing staff regarding patient care, holistic care involving patient families, proficiency in order entry, providing clerical and patient related support in the functional areas of record keeping, scheduling, and utilizing knowledge of office policy and procedure,  verification of patient demographics,  patient record filing and retention,  verification of physician orders,  scheduling patients for appointments and referrals,  preparation of patient for exam,  patient billing and payments, meet and greet patients and maintain office supplies.

Position Purpose:

Performs patient care activities under the supervision of a provider. Assists providers with medical procedures and office administrative processes as required.

 

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements

Education:

Required: High School diploma/GED, and graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Program (Note: If hired prior to 4/1/2021, equivalent experience is allowed in lieu of HS diploma/GED). OR Current Certified Medical Assistant as noted in License/Certification section of these Position Requirements.

Experience:

Preferred: Six (6) months experience in a medical practice setting or completion of externship program at NH.

Skills:

Appropriate prioritization while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.

Licenses/Certifications:

Required: American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) BLS certification.
***Within 90 days of hire date, must have one of these certifications: Current CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) issued by AAMA, CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant) issued by NHA, NCMA (National Certified Medical Assistant) issued by NCCT or, the RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) issued by AMT.

 

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Application Instructions

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