Medical Assistant - Immediate Opening

Phoenix Children's Hospital Paradise Valley, AZ

About the Job

Position Summary

Posting Note: You will work in our Endocrinology department that is a fast paced, busy environment, with duties such as prepping rooms, rooming/discharging patients including obtaining vital signs/measurements, charting, prescription refills, taking live phone call assignments, travel to satellite offices and much more! Bring your Medical Assistant skill set to this department. You will support a provider that will travel to Avondale and Glendale as needed. Schedule: M-F 8:00 -5:00 ( No weekends or on call) Main Location: 1920 East Cambridge Ave. Suite 301 Phoenix AZ 85006/ 1665 North Avondale, Avondale/ 20325 N. 51st Ave., Glendale, Arizona 85308 Mileage is provided Requirements: 5 or more years of Medical Assistant work experience with a Medical Assistant Diploma OR a Medical Assistant Diploma with an RMA (AMT) or CMA(AAMA) certification. One year of experience in a health care or pediatric setting. Previous pediatric experience preferred. New graduates with certification will be considered.

This position works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area.

PCH Values

  • 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.
Position Duties

  1. As directed by a physician, performs or assists with procedures such as electrocardiogram, pulmonary function, suture and staple removal, dressing changes, and others.
  2. Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens), performs point of care testing, and disposes of bio-hazardous materials.
  3. Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions.
  4. Prepares and administers medications, communicates telephone prescriptions to pharmacies, and processes medication refills as directed by a physician.
  5. Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance.
  6. Records and communicates patient related information, including vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, signs, and symptoms, to the physician or licensed health care provider.
  7. Removes sutures and changes dressings.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.