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CommonSpirit Health Medical Assistant in PHOENIX, Arizona

Overview

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Located conveniently in the heart ofPhoenix, Arizona, (http://phoenix.gov/visitors/index.html) St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than125years later, St. Joseph's 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's includes the internationally renownedBarrow Neurological Institute (https://www.barrowneuro.org/) ,Norton Thoracic Institute (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/norton-thoracic-institute) ,Cancer Center at St. Joseph's (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs/services/university-of-arizona-cancer-center) ,Ivy Brain Tumor Center (https://www.ivybraintumorcenter.org/) , andSt. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (https://www.supportstjosephs.org/traumacenter) (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's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one ofArizona's Most Admired Companies (http://www.bestcompaniesaz.com/) .

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Responsibilities

SUMMARY - Provides 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, assists 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 direct supervision of a physician. Obtains lab specimen and fills out requisitions completely and accurately. In addition to the above, the 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.

Qualifications

MINIMUM

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, 2000 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.

Demonstrated experience with computer program utilized for checking-in and scheduling patients required.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support required at time of hire.

PREFERRED

Previous MA experience

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience

Previous experience in designated specialty

Bilingual skills

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Job ID 2021-166418

Employment Type Full Time

Department Cardiology Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday 8:00:am -5:00pm

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location AZ-PHOENIX

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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