Medical Assistant, Back Office - Sun City Office
Company: Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Centers (A
Location: Sun City
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Centers (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:
Medical Assistant, Back Office - Sun City Office - AKDHC Under the
direction of the Office Coordinator, the Medical Assistant, Back
Office 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.
Perform patient care activities, such as back-office check-in,
check-out, prescription refills, anemia, and iron management,
administer injections, schedule procedures and provide patient
Schedule and process 24-hour blood pressure monitoring.
Interview 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.
Notify physician of changes in patient's clinical status and/or
abnormal test results.
Draw patient's blood, collect urine samples and process specimens
for courier transport.
Monitor and optimize allotted time slots in all schedules utilizing
the available programs/reports.
Complete 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.
Adhere to company policies and procedures and prioritize and
complete day to day activities.
Maintain office equipment, office, and medical supplies through
efficient inventory management.
Process Hospital Disposition Reports.
Process Recall Reports and mail recall and no-show letters to
patients; follow up with patients and/or primary care physicians as
Monitor dictation process by maintaining accurate dictation logs,
ensuring physician review and signature, mailing report and
scanning dictation into patient files.
Process medical record requests for patients, referring physician
offices and attorneys by adhering to HIPAA regulations to ensure
Assist in the annual purging process of patient charts.
May be required to report to alternate AKDHC worksites, as
Current certification as a Medical Assistant or a diploma or
certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant course of training
from an accredited training organization
Excellent customer service and communication skills for interfacing
with patients, staff, and outside vendors
1-2 years front/back office experience preferred
Ability to support a pleasant, positive, and cooperative teamwork
The successful candidate must be able to use a stethoscope,
computer, scanner, printer, telephone, fax, and copier.
Ability to multi-task and lift and/or move 50 pounds essential.
Benefits: 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. We are an equal opportunity
employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.
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