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Administrative Medical Assistant Gateway Weight Loss Clinic

Company: Banner Health
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Gilbert, ArizonaDepartment Name: C/P-BGMC Gen Surg-ClinicWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical CareThis role comes with a $1,000 sigh-on bonus for new hires!Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you. -Bring your passion for patient care as an Administrative Medical Assistant to Banner General Surgery/Weight Loss Health Clinic where you will have the opportunity to work with a motivated team that is comprised of general surgery and bariatric surgery (2 specialties that are not too common within Banner in the east valley). Our surgeons perform state of the art procedures that are well known in the community, and additionally work with theBanner Gateway Weight Loss Center as our surgeons are also part of that program. Our Gilbert location is on campus with the hospital, so we have access to hospital amenities like coffee shop, cafeteria and gift shop. One of our physicians is the only physician in the east valley to perform the "Tif Procedure" to treat acid reflux. Our clinic is Monday-Friday with no weekend or evening hours!!Our Health Clinic is a very busy fast paced working environment where over a couple hundred patients visit us each day. We are looking for someone not only focused on patients as the number one goal but also a team player. A smile and greeting goes a long way in this position as you are a first impression. Having previous experience working in a fast-paced surgical specialty office is a plus. You will gain experience working with general surgery and bariatric surgery. This is your chance to shine in a role that is the 'right-hand' of our clinic and providers for assisting with the patients when it comes to minor office procedures and patient education.As an Administrative Medical Assistant you will have regular opportunities to learn new things and utilize your exceptional customer service skills to make a difference in the lives in our patients. Your passion will shine while you managing clinic correspondence ie faxes, medical records and back office admin support, clinic visits chaperone, MA room coverage when needed.. This role will also assist in the front office as part of the position as well. -The Bariatric Weight Loss Clinic looks to empower our staff to make decisions, and let your natural talents grow into a role best fits your strengths. Everyone at Banner contributes to our patients lives! - Our team is like a family and we help one another, empower one another to make decisions, and encourage natural talents so each member can grow. If you are just starting out with your career in leadership, or have many years' experience our Bariatric Weight Loss Clinic offers an excellent place to work and empowers our staff to contribute their own talents and skills that will challenge their own growth to make positive changes in patient lives. -If you have experience, a great attitude and a stellar work ethic we look forward to hearing from you! We offer an amazing opportunity to learn and grow and to make a difference in your life and the lives of others through compassionate patient care. - -Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm- No Weekends!!! Medical Assistant needed to help assist 4 surgeons and 4 Physician and our large volume of Bariatric Patients.Clinic Location: 1920 N. Higley Rd #308 Gilbert 85234*Uncertified Medical Assistants (not nationally certified, but have completed schooling already) will be considered and will have 12 months to become nationally certified once employment begins. Uncertified Medical Assistants will have access to Medical Assistant certification study material and Banner will pay for the cost of certification. A passing score would result in a pay increase due to an MA's newly certified status.Banner is also committed to your future and invested in furthering your education. Medical Assistants have the opportunity to move up the Medical Assistant career ladder or sign up for tuition assistance to further advance their career. From PTR, to RN, there are endless opportunities at Banner Health. Ask your recruiter for additional details to learn more.**This role comes with a $1,000.00 sign-on bonus with a one year commitment!! ***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 patient care.POSITION SUMMARYThis 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 FUNCTIONS1. 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.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh 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. Certification for BLS is 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 QUALIFICATIONSExperience 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.Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

Keywords: Banner Health, Gilbert , Administrative Medical Assistant Gateway Weight Loss Clinic, Administration, Clerical , Gilbert, Arizona

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