TITLE: Medical Assistant
LOCATION: Tucson, AZ
Would you like to live close to the Tucson area in a community with a population over 40K that has no shortage of enticing traits that make it a community of choice for all types of people seeking an affordable cost of living, a temperate climate with year-round outdoor recreation, and an attractive balance of small-town charm with big-city amenities.
It is a great place for young professionals, with a median age range of 34 years old and many retirees are also captivated by the area, often coming to visit for a few days only to find themselves liking the area so much that they purchase a home and stay.
The cost of living is among the lowest and housing cost are below the national average while its median household income is much higher at over $56K yearly.
If this sounds good then add over 275 days of sunshine a year and you could work at a healthcare facility that is around 100 beds and is committed to serving the residents in several surrounding counties and wants its employees to enjoy a career/life balance.
This Medical Assistant position will be working for the Medical Group.
Performs any combination of following duties under direction of physician/nurse practitioner to assist in examination and treatment of patients:
Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients’ charts.
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment.
Hands instruments and materials to doctor as directed.
Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.
Operates electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic test or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests.
Gives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests.
Schedules appointments, receives money for bills, keeps x ray and other medical records, performs secretarial tasks, and completes insurance forms.
May key data into computer to maintain office and patient records.
Completion of a Medical Assistant program.
1-2 years experience preferred.
The facility is offering a range between $29K-$37K and offers a full benefit package and a sign on of 5K.