Medical Assistant – Primary Care Medicine

Job Overview

Our large community health center is seeking multiple Medical Assistant l’s in Sierra Vista, and Benson, AZ.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Identifies patient health care service requirements while being aware of age specific needs and protocols.
  • Directs
    patient to exam rooms, obtains and records accurate routine patient
    vital signs, prepares patient for examination, and assists in performing
    procedures, injections and other treatments as ordered by provider.
  • Assists provider in examination of patients and gives instructions as directed by provider.
  • Fills out appropriate immunization paperwork for recording purposes.
  • Answer’s phone calls and takes messages. Returns patient calls as directed by provider.
  • Cleans and prepares rooms between patients and stocks exam rooms.
  • Processes referrals, medication refill requests, and coordinates appointments for specific care and diagnostic procedures.
  • Acts as a liaison between providers and other care givers.
  • Pulls requested charts for messages and documentation.
  • Receives reports on patients and delivers them to the appropriate provider.
  • Notifies patient of test results when instructed to do so by provider.
  • Performs sterilization of instruments and surgical packs in a timely manner.
  • Documents
    and maintains records of verbal and written procedures, medication,
    delivery of care, and pertinent information regarding patient care
  • Complies
    with infection control policies and protocols; follows medication
    administration, storage procedures and controlled substance regulations.
  • Ensures
    operation of medical equipment by completing preventive maintenance
    requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, reporting
    malfunctions, requesting repairs, maintaining equipment inventory, and
    evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • When needed, performs lab draws and maintains laboratory documents.

 Required Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Medical Assistant Certificate, Military Medical Assistant Program, or Grandfather Clause accepted.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required.
  • Fingerprint clearance card required.

 Required Language Skills:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish may be required based on current staffing patterns, patient population, and/or duty assignment.
Job Detail
  • Job IDNEHCR-105058
  • StreetN/A
  • StateAZ
  • Postal Code85650
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