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As an Administrative Medical Assistant, you are the first point of contact as patients and visitors approach the front desk. You'll work collectively with a dedicated group of healthcare professionals to ensure patients have a positive experience. . A career with Banner is great if you are just starting out, or have many years' experience. This opportunity is full-time; 40hrs wk. Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm .
Banner Occupational Health Clinics are medical clinics specializing in worker's compensation injury care, drug testing, alcohol testing, physical examinations, Department of Transportation exams and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandated exams. Employers and employees alike benefit from reduced absenteeism and turnover, increased productivity, morale and job satisfaction and are less likely to become sick or injured.
POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for performing administrative tasks (indirect care) that support the care team in providing direct medical care. This position utilizes the Electronic Health Record (EHR) and external resources or tools to provide a complete assessment of the patient's health status, which includes identifying care gaps prior to the patient encounter. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and communication skills to assure that patients get the indicated care when and where they need and want it, in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. Patient contact via telephone is a critical component of this position, highlighting the medical background and communication skills necessary.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Performs chart review to ensure coordinated patient care .
2. Utilizes evidence based guidelines when identifying care gaps for preventative and maintenance care. Utilizes standing orders as appropriate.
3. Utilizes EHR to obtain medical information when communicating with the patient or medical care team regarding respective preventative care, chronic care, specific medications, high risk patients, and those not seen recently in the clinic.
4. Collaborates with care team to meet expected performance metrics and clinical quality measures. Identifies areas for improvement based on results of clinical performance where applicable.
5. Maintains clinical skills and provides direct patient care on an as needed basis. Completes all necessary on-boarding/orientation activities, including simulation training, as needed or directed. Participates in Annual Clinical Education Days (ACED), as needed or directed.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an Accredited Medical Assisting Program. Completion of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by state regulations.
Medical Assistant Certification is required. If certification is not in hand at the time of hire, individuals will have 12 months from date of hire to obtain certification.
BLS certification required.
Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling software preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages:
Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health.
Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible.
The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.