Posting Note: This Medical and Language Assistant position works in our fast paced Dermatology department. This position will cover both administrative and clinical medical assistant duties throughout each week, along with medical translation services in the clinic when needed. Responsibilities include inbound phones, FMLA paperwork/School Notes, in-depth chart preparation, orders follow-up, patient intakes, fast and efficient rooming and discharge, and any other administrative duties for your assigned Physician(s). DERM Medical assistants also assist with in-office procedure set-up and clean-up for biopsies, laser treatments and other minor procedures. Interested applicants must be willing to travel to our Main Campus in Phoenix as well as our East Valley offices. Schedule: Monday- Friday, 7:30-5 pm (8-hour shift) Requirements: Medical Assistant Diploma and an RMA or CMA certification (no substitutes are accepted for these certifications), and a minimum of 3 years' MA experience. With 5 years of MA work experience, the certification requirement will be waived. DERM experience is a plus but not required. Locations: Phoenix Children’s Hospital Main, 2nd Floor, Clinic F - 1919 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix 85016 PCH Specialty & Urgent Care – 5131 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85206 Mercy Gilbert, 3420 S Mercy Rd, MOB #1, Ste 205, Gilbert, AZ 85297
This position works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area including bilingual interpretation of patient care needs between patient, family, and health care team.
- Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
- Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
- Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
- Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
- Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
- As directed by a physician, performs or assists with procedures such as electrocardiogram, pulmonary function, suture and staple removal, dressing changes, and others.
- Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens), performs point of care testing, and disposes of bio-hazardous materials.
- Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions.
- Prepares and administers medications, communicates telephone prescriptions to pharmacies, and processes medication refills as directed by a physician.
- Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance.
- Records and communicates patient related information, including vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, signs, and symptoms, to the physician or licensed health care provider.
- Removes sutures and changes dressings.
- Performs bilingual interpretation of patient care needs between patient, family, and health care team members to ensure understanding of needs, issues, and or concerns. - Maintains accurate and timely documentation of interpreter activities - Participates in Language Services Department-sponsored educational programs to maintain skills and competencies.
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.