520-628-7871
  
140 W. Speedway Blvd., Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85705
St. Elizabeth's Health Center

Medical Assistant 

As a condition of employment, all St. Elizabeth Health Center employees are required to qualify for an Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card 

Come join St. Elizabeth’s Health Center’s staff of highly committed healthcare providers who every day strive to live out our mission to provide high-quality health care with respect and dignity for the uninsured and medically underserved people in our community.

  • Full-time position
  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits
  • Monday-Friday hours

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming   purpose of visit
  • Prepares patients for examination by taking blood pressure, weight, height, temperature and medication allergies
  • Answers unit phones and responds to patient requests as appropriate. Accurately completes documentation of phone calls in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Seeks further guidance from providers when necessary to meet patient concerns or medical needs
  • Assists with prescription refills coordinating with the providers, pharmacies and patients.
  • Enrolls patients in prescription assistance programs as needed
  • Provides support to patients and providers  by completing documentation such as return to work forms, FMLA forms and others
  • Prepares patients for exams and assists the physician or nurse practitioner in providing clinical care to patients
  • Completes provider treatment & immunization orders following health center protocols.  Completes accurate documentation of treatments/immunizations in EMR and state immunization registry (ASIIS)
  • Reviews the team huddle reports and obtains needed information for the following days appointments.  Communicates information from the team huddle report to the providers.
  • Completes lab tracking follow-up each week as assigned
  • Prepares necessary supplies, equipment and paperwork for patient visit. At the end of business each day, stocks exam rooms and work area
  • Responds to patient walk-in requests for in-house lab tests according to health center protocols
  • Monitors and utilizes proper disposal of sharp items and bio-hazardous wastes
  • Promotes proper procedure for chemical safety as outlined in the OSHA guidelines (i.e. SDS sheets, chemical spill kit)
  • Demonstrates competence in technical skills
  • Maintains logs regarding equipment checks (AED, oxygen, etc)
  • Reports any facility issues to Clinical Director and keeps Clinical Director up to date on resolution  

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Certificate of completion or diploma from an accredited Medical Assistant program

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Certification of completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Certified in Basic CPR
  • State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39 months Motor Vehicle Report

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bilingual in Spanish (verbal and written)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1 year experience in related field
  • Additional experience in ambulatory care setting, direct support to patients and providers
  • Advanced education/certification

SALARY                                   

To be determined based on experience and educational background.

How to apply:                

Mail resume and cover letter:             

St. Elizabeth Health Center
Human Resources 
140 W. Speedway, Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85705

Fax resume and cover letter to Human Resources at (520) 205-8461

Email resume and cover letter - info@saintehc.org     

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer