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5310 W. Thunderbird Rd, 203

Glendale, AZ 85306

Medical Assistant Job Description


The Medical Assistant is responsible for performing patient-oriented procedures under the direction and supervision of a Physician to ensure safe and appropriate patient care; assists with minor surgical procedures; performs a broad spectrum of clerical and administrative duties related to the delivery of patient care assistance


·  Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care, and concern with internal and external customers

·  Uses, protects, and discloses protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

·  Anticipates the physicians needs and carries out orders

·  Checks for patients' arrival status and escorts patients from waiting area to exam rooms. 

·  Obtains, records, and reports vital signs and another pertinent patient information to Physician.

·  Performs phlebotomy and processes lab specimens (i.e., urine, wound cultures obtained by physician, biopsy specimens obtained by physician, etc.) and maintains lab specimen logs as appropriate.

·  Assists physician with procedures (laceration repairs, other minor surgical procedures) and may assists with more complex department specific specialty procedure.

·  Properly dispose of full Biohazard containers and replace with a new container 

·  Ensures that all samples, specimen containers, Suters and Cultures are NOT expired.

·  Review's Pathology Log Frequently  

·  Performs medication administration within scope of practice and documents administration of medications and procedures. Ensures proper documentation of medication administration and documentation procedures.

·  Maintains and cleans exam/treatment areas, specimen processing areas, and medical equipment. Cleans and stocks exam rooms, treatment/procedure rooms, specimen processing areas, and nursing stations.

·  Facilitates the transfer of pertinent patient information between site and referred specialists, hospitals, Urgent Care Centers, and ancillary testing facilities

·  Answers, directs, and follows up on incoming calls. Calls patients as requested by physician.

·  Distributes incoming correspondence (faxes, consult notes, test results, etc.).

·  Handles prescription refills as appropriate

·  Responds to patient complaints when necessary.



·  Minimum of 1 year plus back office experience in dermatology

·  Excellent computer skills 

·  Ability to work in fast paced environment

·  Great customer service skills

·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·  Organized & detail oriented

·  Multi Location Support


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Posting ID: 701540947 Posted: 2022-05-19 Job Title: Medical Assistant Scribe