Medical Assistant Ortho Gilbert Clinic
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: September 16, 2023
This role comes with a $1,000.00 sign-on bonus
Good health care is key to a good life. At Banner Health, we
understand that, and that s why we work hard every day to make a
difference in people s lives. We ve united under a common goal:
Make health care easier, so life can be better. It s a lofty goal,
but it s one we re committed to seeing through. Do you like the
idea of making a positive change in people s lives - and your own?
If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Apply
Banner Gateway Orthopedics is an energetic, busy clinic, serving a
vast age range of patients from pediatric to geriatric. We strive
to provide a customer obsessed environment and provide excellent
patient care from phones to discharge. We are staffed with 18
surgeons/Physician Assistants, 8 MA s, 3 radiology techs and
numerous other high achieving staff. Due to success within the
community, our practice continues to grow with the expansion of
adding providers and staff in every aspect of orthopedic needs for
our patients. Our patients come to us from all over the east valley
and we pride ourselves on the relationship we have with primary
care physicians in and outside of the Banner Health system. Banner
as an organization is constantly striving to improve the work
environment and how we provide care to our community.
Banner strives to push boundaries, challenge the norm, and come up
with ways to make health care easy for our patients and for our
staff. The clinic is conveniently located on the Gateway campus in
Gilbert off the exit of US-60 and Higley road. If you are looking
to be challenged, work with a large team that is focused on getting
the absolute best results for patients, then Banner Gateway
Orthopedics is just the place to start or continue your journey in
healthcare. As a Medical Assistant , you will be working directly
with surgeons and physician assistants. You will get a chance to
help improve quality of care, life and help patients get back to
their regular daily lives after injury: rooming, casting, splint,
triaging, etc. A career with Banner is great if you are just
starting out, or have many years experience. 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.
Uncertified Medical Assistants 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.
Shift: Mon-Fri 8a-5p
Location: 1920 N Higley Rd, suite 20, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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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