Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Community Health Center - Mesa

Department: BH First Episode Center - East Valley

Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Days

At Valleywise Health, we're on a mission to create a healthier, happier Valley for all - and we're always searching for talented, passionate people to join our team.
As a member of the First Episode Center, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team providing exceptional care to our patients to help make their first entrance into the mental health system a positive experience. As a Medical Assistant, you will be working with patients between the ages of 15 - 25 years while working collaboratively with a diverse team of psychiatrists, nurses, program assistants, employment and education specialists, and others under the leadership of a licensed clinical coordinator. This is an opportunity to use your medical assistance skills to positively impact your community, patients, and their families by providing care to those diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
If you have a passion for helping those experiencing a personal crisis related to their mental health and want to grow your skill set, join us in shaping the future of health care. Apply now!
Hourly Pay Rate: $18.24 - $26.90
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) is preferred.
  • 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. 
  • Incumbents hired into this position must be eligible to sit for one of the following certification exams: (1) Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or (2) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification issued by American Medical Technologists (AMT).
  • A BLS card obtained through the American Heart Association (AHA) training center is required 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.
  • Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32 and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.  
  • Bilingual is preferred (English & Spanish).
  • Must have ability to work with culturally diverse people. 
  • Requires excellent communication, time management and leadership skills.

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