Alliance HealthCare Services

Full Time Medical Assistant

US-AZ-Tucson
ID
2017-9505
Category
Healthcare - Medical Assistant
Position Type
full-time

Job Responsibilities

 

Come join our team! This is a full time Medical Assistant position, working Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.  This is eligible for benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid floating holidays
  • Paid calendar holidays
  • Paid sick days

 

At Alliance Interventional, our team members focus on transforming the patient experience and delivering exceptional quality care. Patients choose Alliance Interventional because of our experienced healthcare team and minimally invasive approach to pain management—resulting in cost-effective treatments with less trauma and pain, and a faster recovery time.

 

Under the direct supervision of a Physician, Certified Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, and/or Registered Nurse (Qualified Healthcare Providers), the Medical Assistant provides delegated patient care activities and treatments in a customer-focused manner. Reports observations and patient care data to the Physician, Certified Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, and/or Registered Nurse.

 

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide assistance to Qualified Healthcare Providers within their scope of practice.
    • Responsible for rooming patients and obtaining and recording vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure), weight and height and updating allergies and medications in EMR.
  • Follows Infection Control policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates the knowledge and expertise necessary to uphold standards of decontamination and sterilization of instrumentation and equipment and is responsible for cleaning and sterilizing instruments throughout the clinic day.
    • Responsible for cleaning exam rooms, pre-procedure, procedure and post- procedure areas throughout the clinic day and completing the end of day checklist.
  • Collects specimens for all necessary testing as directed by the provider.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, family members, visitors, and members of the health care team.
    • Responsible for document and forwarding patient medical concerns received by in person or by telephone message.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to program, maintain and troubleshoot complex equipment such as autoclaves and vitals.
  • Participates in ongoing CQI monitoring and data collection. Identifies areas for improvement and makes suggestions for innovative solutions.
  • Willingly cross-trains to other departments and performs other duties as needed.

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Certificate from College or Technical School required; Associate's Degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • CPR Certification required.
  • Obtain and maintain designation as a Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Computer and EMR expertise preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required in order to provide effective communication.
  • Able to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee may be exposed to radioactive isotopes, ionizing radiation, and a strong magnetic field. May be exposed to radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
    • Sit, stand, walk.
    • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs.
    • See, speak and hear to be able to communicate with patients.
  • Less than 50% of the time:
    • Stoop, kneel or crawl.
    • Climb and balance.
    • Carry and lift (ability to move non-ambulatory patients from a sitting or lying position for transfer or to exam).

A division of Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ), we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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