Medical Assistant

Job ID
2020-133529
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Barrow Neuromuscular Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

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Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, 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 than 125 years 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 renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's 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'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 of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY - Provides a basic level of patient care to include obtaining vital signs and patient history, documenting chief complaint and all actions taken, alerting the physician of problems / concerns / abnormalities, performing simple patient procedures, obtaining lab specimen and fills out requisitions completely and accurately, setting up exam/procedure rooms including instruments for minor procedures, preparing and may include administrating medications (excluding IV) under direct supervision of a physician.

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM
HS Diploma/GED

A graduate of a Medical Assistant Program or completion of an U.S. Armed Forces medical services training program 

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

American Heart Association BLS

 

PREFERRED

Previous medical assistant experience in designated specialty

Previous MA experience highly preferred

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience

Bilingual skills (English/Spanish)

 

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