|Hiring Organization||Dignity Health|
|Post Name||Medical Assistant|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||USD 15 To USD 17 Per Hour|
|Location||Phoenix, Arizona, United States 85012|
Hello, human kindness Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix Arizona. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health social and support services.
The Sisters of Mercy St. Joseph was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later St. Joseph remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.
We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care medical education and research. St. Joseph includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute Norton Thoracic Institute Cancer Center at St. Josephs Ivy Brain Tumor Center and St. Josephs Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons).
The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics neuro-rehabilitation orthopedics and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world.
Every day approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s. U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.
In addition, St. Joseph boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Josephs and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children’s Hospital. St. Joseph has consistently been named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona’s healthiest employers.
Come grow your career with one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies. Look for us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. For the health of our community … we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.
SUMMARY – Provides a basic level of patient care and treatments. Assists with obtaining vital signs, documents chief complaint, and all actions taken. Alerts physician of problems/concerns/abnormalities.
Assists with obtaining patient history assist physicians and residents and/or licensed nursing personnel. Performs simple patient procedures, sets up exam/procedure rooms including instruments for minor procedures, prepares and may include administrating medications (excluding IV) under the direct supervision of a physician.
Obtains lab specimens and fills out requisitions completely and accurately. In addition to the above, Medical Assistant II functions more independently and coordinates the workflow of MAs when necessary. Obtains authorization for referral (normally in small clinics). Conducts front desk duties such as registration, check-in, and scheduling of patients.
- High School Diploma or G.E.D Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program or completion of a U.S. Armed Forces medical services training program.
Note: Candidates who were hired prior to February 2, can satisfy the minimum education requirements by providing proof of direct supervision for a minimum of 2,000 hours by the same physician, physician group, or physician assistant.
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. Demonstrated experience with computer programs utilized for admitting and scheduling patients required.
- Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience
- Previous experience in designated specialty