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Medical Assistant/Health Technician

Company: KURZ Solutions
Location: Prescott
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Medical Assistant/Health Technician Live in one of Arizona's most beautiful and historic destinations - Prescott Location - Prescott, AZPrescott Arizona is an amazing location. Surrounded by national forests, hosting a historic downtown, and offering a multitude of activities in the area, it's an outdoor enthusiast's dream!Many people have heard of Prescott. Voted one of the ten best places to retire in multiple magazines year after year, people often associate the town with "retirement." And that's accurate. It is a great place to retire to. But there's a lot more to the place than just retiring. The outdoor activities here are amazing: From hiking, running, cycling, mountain biking, paddling, backpacking, horseback riding, rock climbing...whew...and more, there's something here for anyone interested in enjoying the outdoors! Explore Prescott The Facility - Northern Arizona VA Medical SystemNorthern Arizona VA Healthcare System (NAVAHCS) is a Joint Commission-accredited, complexity level three facility serving over 29,000 Veterans across 65,000 square miles of Northern Arizona. NAVAHCS provides a continuum of primary and secondary level medical, rehabilitative and long-term care to Veterans residing in northern and central Arizona. Acute medical care consists of primary and secondary inpatient medicine and ambulatory care, which includes general medicine, ambulatory procedures, and selected specialized medical clinics. The Emergency Department is open 24 hours/7 days a week. The VA Medical Center is located in Prescott, Arizona and Community Based Outpatient Clinics are located in Anthem, Flagstaff, Cottonwood, Kingman and Lake Havasu City, AZ. NAVAHCS has six Outreach (Telehealth) Clinics; Holbrook, Page, Tuba City, Polacca, Chinle and Kayenta AZ. NAVAHCS catchment area covers 65,000 square miles of northern Arizona. Responsibilities: Acts as receptionist for Nursing Department answering questions and directs visitors to appropriate clinical locations and/or departments. Preserves patient confidentially and promotes patient advocacy. Translate and interprets for patient, nurses and doctors. Maintains and adheres to confidentiality of Health Records and communication with patients in accordance with the Privacy Act, Centers for Medicare and Medical Services and Indian Health Service standards. Transcribes physician's orders to the Kardex, Medication Administration Records (MAR), and IV sheet. Transfers orders for patient activities, diets and tests to appropriate request forms and routes them to the appropriate departments. Able to identify various symbols and abbreviations of medications and treatment orders and accurately transfers drug names, dosages, and times of administration to the appropriate forms. Initiates forms for procedures such as x-ray, Ultrasound and ensures the proper pre is related to the nursing and medical staff. Arranges for CT scans for patient as ordered by the attending physician and coordinates arrangements with Contract Health. Maintain an appointment system by computer. Arrange Nursing Department patient appointments for general or specialty clinics, comprehensive services and/or consultants. Coordinate patient transports and appointments with timeliness to avoid conflicts in patient treatment with the clinic or service of referred care. Arrange all patient transports with Contract Health and ensures the documents are transferred with the patient such as the Health Summary, Copy of the chart, written referral and Authorizations for treatment and written consent for transport from the patient. Initiate form for authorization to perform surgery/other procedures; check records to determine whether or not patient can legally sign, and if unable to sign, initiates action to obtain permission form next of kin. Checks all transport packets for physician signature. Coordinate patient transports. Educate patients through instructions to follow-up for appointments upon discharge, (i.e. download maps and referral packets) to clinics or hospital. Maintain/post current telephone numbers to all facilities, as well as private doctors providing patient care or any follow up care by referrals. Types rough draft or revised policies and procedures for the department. Provide a variety of written sources with the knowledge of grammar's, spelling, capitalization and punctuation needed. Receives and direct calls to appropriate personnel of the Nursing Department. Sets up transportation service for patient who is eligible for the services. Order and maintain stock inventory for clerical and medical supplies in the storage area. Performs monthly check on all supplies, including direct issues. Forwards all direct issues to appropriate personnel for cared orders and purchase Prepares orders for special supplies/equipment for the Nursing Department complete all 393 forms for supply and equipment orders. Maintain GRSSC supply book on increase, decrease of par levels of supplies. Maintain inventory on all equipment in each area of the departments. Maintain a log register on all supplies/equipment order for Department. Assist the department with Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Program with clerical functions, data collection or retrieval of data. Maintain cleanliness of the reception area and the units in general. Maintain communicate with the staff and supervisor on al changes for suggested methods. Types, copies and distributes unit correspondences and memos. Distribute incoming and outgoing mail. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program At least one year of experience preferred Current BCLS certification KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market. www.kurzsolutions.com

Keywords: KURZ Solutions, Prescott , Medical Assistant/Health Technician, Healthcare , Prescott, Arizona

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