Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Center (AKDHC) is one of the nation's largest groups of physicians specializing in the care of patients with renal disease. Since 1976, we have enjoyed the trust of patients and the respect of the community throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area and across Arizona. We are a professional medical association consisting of physicians and other vital support staff. We are seeking Medical Assistants to join our team. To learn more about us, please visit our website: www.akdhc.com
Medical Assistant - North Mountain Office - AKDHC
Under the direction of the Office Coordinator, the Medical Assistant will be responsible for performing general medical assistant functions in support of the care and treatment of patients while providing assistance to all office personnel as needed.
\tPerform patient care activities, such as back office check-in, check-out, prescription refills, anemia and iron management, administer injections, schedule procedures and provide patient education.
\tSchedule and process 24-hour blood pressure monitoring.
\tInterview patients, measure vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, height; and update medication list; record information in patients’ charts/EMR to include urine tests per Clinitek.
\tNotify physician of changes in patient’s clinical status and/or abnormal test results.
\tDraw patient’s blood, collect urine samples and process specimens for courier transport.
\tMonitor and optimize allotted time slots in all schedules utilizing the available programs/reports.
\tComplete clerical tasks including but not limited to distributing mail and reports, filing, scanning, scheduling, data input, answering phones and general support to all office personnel.
\tAdhere to company policies and procedures, and prioritize and complete day to day activities.
\tMaintain office equipment, office and medical supplies through efficient inventory management.
\tProcess Hospital Disposition Reports.
\tProcess Recall Reports and mail recall and no-show letters to patients; follow up with patients and/or primary care physicians as needed.
\tMonitor dictation process by maintaining accurate dictation logs, ensuring physician review and signature, mailing report and scanning dictation into patient files.
\tProcess medical record requests for patients, referring physician offices and attorneys by adhering to HIPAA regulations to ensure HPI.
\tAssist in annual purging process of patient charts.
\tCurrent certification as a Medical Assistant or a diploma or certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant course of training from an accredited training organization
\tExcellent customer service and communication skills for interfacing with patients, staff and outside vendors
\t1-2 years front/back office experience preferred
\tAbility to support a pleasant, positive and cooperative teamwork environment
\tSuccessful candidate must be able to use a stethoscope, computer, scanner, printer, telephone, fax and copier.
\tAbility to multi-task and lift and/or move 20 pounds essential.
We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
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