Medical Assistant - S Southeast - Carondelet Medical Group - 1K Sign on Bonus

Tenet Healthcare Corporation Tucson, AZ
Education: High schooldiploma/GED required with completion of an accredited Medical Assisting Program

Certification: MedicalAssistant and CPR certification

Experience:Musthave a minimum of one year of experience working in a physician office and becomfortable doing phlebotomy.

PerformanceRequirements:

Knowledge:

* Basic understanding of medical terminology.

* Knowledge of medical office procedures and process.

* Knowledge of clinical equipment, supplies, and instruments.

* Understanding of documentation required for physician office visits.

* Knowledge of the purposes, organization, and policies of the local community's health systems sufficient to interact with other health care providers.

* Knowledge of the policies and procedures of a clinic sufficient to provide effective patient care.

Skills:

* Skill in problem solving.

* Skill in computer hardware and software use.

* Skill in verbal and written communication.

* Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives.

* Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.

* Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party payers, patients, and the public.

* Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.

* Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.

Abilities:

* Ability to obtain vital signs and record them correctly.

* Ability to use medical equipment, supplies and instruments.

* Ability to understand and carry out written, oral and/or graphic instructions.

* Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.

* Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.

* Ability to set priorities among multiple requests.

* Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.

* Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment.

EquipmentOperated: Must be able to operate medical office devices as well as standardoffice equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers, printers,telephones, calculators, etc.

Clerical/Administrative