Orthopedic Medical Assistant
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
$1,000 Sign-On Bonus!
Great careers are built at Banner Health. We understand that
talented health care professionals appreciate having options. We
are proud to offer our team members many career and lifestyle
choices throughout our network of facilities. Apply today, this
could be the perfect opportunity for you.
From preventing injuries to treating current ones, Banner Health
Orthopedics' is dedicated to fixing breaks, sprains and pains.
Banner Health's team of sports medicine, orthopedic specialists and
orthopedic surgeons offer comprehensive care. From the latest
diagnostic technology and non-surgical therapies including
concussion management, to surgery, our experts offer options and
work directly with patient to find what care fits best.
As Medical Assistant in Orthopedics, you'll join a team that offers
a customer-focused team in a friendly work environment and career
growth opportunities. You'll work alongside healthcare
professionals dedicated to providing an excellent patient
experience. When providing hands on care, you'll room patients,
obtain vitals, triage, wound & fracture care. When not providing
hands on care, you'll perform non-clinical duties.
This opportunity is full-time, 40hrs wk. Clinic hours are
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, this position also has potential for work 4-
If selected, the recruiter will provide eligibility criteria for
the sign-on bonus
At Banner Medical Group, you'll have the opportunity to perform a
critical role in the community where you practice. Banner Medical
Group provides both primary and specialty care throughout the
communities in which Banner Health operates. We do this in a
variety of settings - from smaller group practices like our Banner
Health Clinics in Colorado and Wyoming, to large multi-specialty
Banner Health Centers in the metropolitan Phoenix area. We
currently have more than 1,000 physicians and more than 3,500 total
employees in our group and are seeking others to enhance our
ability to deliver our nonprofit mission of providing excellent
This position is responsible for assisting clinicians and nursing
staff in providing medical care, as well as, implementing and
evaluating direct patient care. This position utilizes specialized
knowledge, judgment and skills to provide an excellent patient
1. Prepares patient for exam and treatment by taking and recording
vital signs, symptoms and other necessary measurements and
recording chief complaint; documents pain scores as appropriate.
Reports condition of patient which may be indicative of change in
the patient's condition to the clinician.
2. Assists providers with exams and minor in-office procedures
which could include taking patients' blood pressure, documenting
respiration and heart rate/pulse, taking temperature, as well as
performing phlebotomies, ear irrigation and EKG's. Acts as chaperon
as needed. Uses universal blood and body fluid precautions at all
times and personal protective equipment as needed. Responsible for
prioritization of patient flow through clinical process.
3. Coordinates and manages patient care including
pre-certifications, referrals, authorizations, prescriptions and
scheduling of patients for clinic, hospital and other ancillary
medical treatments and tests. Responsible for communicating test
results to patient. Acts as a resource to clinician in order to
provide optimal patient care. May administer medications in
accordance with established policies and procedures or as
4. Provides clerical support with patient/client notifications and
documentation to include but not limited to complete medical
records including labs, authorizations, X-Rays, hospital records
and any previous care pertaining to each patient visit. Provides
complete and accurate information necessary for billing related to
the patient encounter in a timely fashion.
5. Maintains a clean, functional environment including cleaning and
disinfection of equipment, exam rooms and storage areas. Disinfects
equipment and instruments using appropriate solutions following
sterilization procedures. Follows manufacturer's recommendations
and OSHA guidelines in handling of hazardous substances. Performs
basic maintenance of equipment and coordinates needed maintenance
for prompt repairs.
6. Orders supplies as directed, stocks patient care areas.
Medication ordering and tasks related to all medications (e.g.
expired medications/equipment and recalls).
7. Develops and maintains effective communication mechanism with
all external and internal customers. Exemplifies service
orientation and the team concept in all contacts.
8. This position will complete all necessary
on-boarding/orientation activities, including simulation training,
as needed or directed.
9. This position works under the direct supervision of the
providers. This position interacts with all levels of staff in a
variety of departments, physicians, patients, families and external
contacts, such as employees of other health care institutions,
community providers and agencies, concerning the health care of the
patient. Also interacts with physician's offices in order to
report, ask for or clarify information. Prioritizes data from
multiple sources to provide support for the response of the patient
and family to changes in health status.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Completion
of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by
Active Medical Assistant Certification is required. Certification
or additional training must meet the requirements for Meaningful
use. BLS certification required. Active Medical Assistant
certification such as: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with
proof of current membership from American Medical Technologists
(AMT) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with proof of current
membership from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) with proof of
current membership from National Health Career Association (NHA)
(Test administered after 7/1/2017 only) or National Certified
Medical Assistant (NCMA) with proof of current membership from
National Certified Competency Testing (NCCT).
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.
Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral Health
clinical setting that serves children must possess an Arizona
Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at
Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix
campus must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety
Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and
maintain the card for the duration of their employment. This is a
requirement of the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this
Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and
knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
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