Medical Assistant Certified- Outpatient- SMI
Facility: Valleywise Community Health Center - Mesa
Department: BH Specialty Clinic - Mesa
Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week
Under the clinical direction of the Physician, Physician Assistant and/or Midlevel Provider, and under the operational direction of the FHC/CHC Manager or designee, this position provides professional skilled age specific care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. This position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment. Performs patient care, secretarial and technical related services for the neonate thru geriatric patient population in both the back and front office.
- Requires a high school diploma or GED.
- Requires graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants or Valleywise Health approved course.
- Prefer at least one (1) year of relevant related experience, preferably in clinic setting.
Requires certification from on of the two following organizations:
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA); OR
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) from American Medical Technologists (AMT)
Requires a BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center upon hire.
Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety OR submit a completed Affidavit at time of hire. Must complete fingerprint clearance card application within seven (7) days of hire date. Must present actual card within 90 days of applying for fingerprint clearance card.
Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
Bilingual is preferred.
Must have ability to work with culturally diverse people.
Requires excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.