Medical Assistant in Lake Havasu City, AZ at Havasu Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job Description

Havasu Regional Medical Center

Performs routine clinical and administrative duties in support of assigned area or office such as measuring patients' vital signs, administering medications and injections, recording information in medical record keeping systems, preparing and handling medical instruments and supplies, and collecting and preparing specimens of bodily fluids and tissues for laboratory testing. Perform many administrative duties, including answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients’ medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, and arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent Required

Medical Assistant Certification from an accredited program or Certificate of Instruction from Trade school or program and/or 2 years practical experience preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
Front and Back Office experience preferred. Experience in obtaining Prior Authorization preferred.

Required Skills
Must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Effective human relations skills are required for interfacing with team members, all levels of staff, physicians, patients, families and other contacts. Must possess the ability to effectively function in a stressful environment. Must possess the ability to use the following equipment; Telephone/Overhead Paging System/Fax Machine/Calculator/Computer. As pertinent to the position, must be able to use computer, telephone, calculator and adapt to new technology as it becomes available and necessary for the job.Must have a positive attitude, even temperament in stress/conflict situations.

Required Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire
Medical Assistant State Certification required within 6 months of hire 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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