Terros Health

  • Medical Assistant (Primary Care) - Correctional Medicine - I-17 / Indian School Rd- Phoenix, AZ - MA

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    2018-3031
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health/Social Work
    Program
    Med Services
    Weekly Hours
    40
  • Overview

    We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for a Medical Assistant. You will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.

     

    Terros is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

     

    If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!  If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding.

     

    Seeking an experienced Medical Assistant for a full-time position at our expansion clinic located near I-17 / Indian School Rd in west Phoenix, AZ.    

     

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    Responsibilities

    Seeking an experienced Primary Care Medical Assistant with an interest or experience in Correctional Medicine to work in our new office located in the Probation Office in west Phoenix, AZ.

     

    • Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm, with a 30 minute lunch
    • Location: New Office Co-Located with the Probation Office near I-17/ Indian School Rd
    • Mostly Front Office Responsibilities with some Back Office Duties (approximately 75% Front Office; 25% Back Office)
    • Offering Competitive Compensation
    • Bilingual in Spanish is Preferred (Additional Language Differential Pay is Available)
    • Full Benefits Package, including 401K
    • Generous PTO/Sick Time (4+ Weeks in 1st Year)

     

    The Medical Assistant provides supportive services for the nurse practitioner and primary care patients.  Majority of the patient population will be underserved, as well as, individuals who are currently on probation. MA must be experienced and have an interest in correctional medicine.   

     

    • Provides ongoing services as a medical assistant to patients in need of medical services for the purpose of establishing and reaching appropriate treatment goals.
    • Prepares patients for examinations, takes medical histories, assists the physician during the examination, explains medical procedures to patients.
    • Coordinates the appropriate client information with the behavioral health and other specialty care offices.
    • Follows up on the pharmacy, clients, staff and all other parties phone calls and coordinates a response back based on the consult with the medical staff.
    • Maintains appropriate knowledge, skill, and coordination of services for this position.
    • Answers phones, schedules appointments, greets patients, and may create correspondence. May assume any, or all of the general clerical duties within the office.
    • Follows up accordingly/promptly on clients requests via phone/letter at the direction of medical practioners. May coordinate with the involved parties on behalf of the client.
    • Updates patient files, schedules medical tests, and arranges for hospital admissions.
    • Follows up on missed medical appointments to appropriately re-engage the patients.
    • Seeks appropriate clinical supervision to ensure the provision of effective supportive services.
    • Establishes appropriate patient documentations, applications, forms that conform to agency guidelines, audit tools best professional practice, and State licensing regulations.
    • Completes client documentations within the established guidelines including but not limited to completion of progress notes on the date of service; completes medical intake paperwork and submits on date of service.
    • Participates in required staff meeting and in-service meetings.
    • Participates in departmental assessment of treatment and program outcomes by providing requested information related to client care.
    • Facilitates team building with peers by appropriate participation in scheduled staff meetings and trainings and providing support and leadership to other staff members.

     

     

     

    If interested, please apply online at www.terroshealth.org.

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Must have MA certificate and CPI certificate.
    • Knowledge of basic requirements for documentation of behavioral health services, clinical operations, and treatment of mental and substance abuse disorders.
    • Ability to work well independently and with little need for supervision. Identifying and analyzing problems and recommending solutions.
    • Possess excellent analytical skills. Ability to process electronic reports. Proficient in Outlook, Word and Excel.

     

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