Medical Assistant

Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix, AZ
United States

Medical Assistant

Position Details
Department: PCMG Float Pool

Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)

Location: Phoenix

Posting #: 400781

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

Employee Type: PRN

Position Summary
This position works under the direction of a licensed health care professional and performs various clinical and administrative tasks for the assigned area.

PCH Values

Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

As directed by a physician, performs or assists with procedures such as electrocardiogram, pulmonary function, suture and staple removal, dressing changes, and others.

Collects laboratory specimens (including blood specimens), performs point of care testing, and disposes of bio-hazardous materials.

Demonstrates infection control standards related to hand washing and standard precautions.

Prepares and administers medications, communicates telephone prescriptions to pharmacies, and processes medication refills as directed by a physician.

Prepares and instructs patients about examinations, diagnostic tests, medications, special diets, and health maintenance.

Records and communicates patient related information, including vital signs, growth parameters, medical histories, signs, and symptoms, to the physician or licensed health care provider.

Removes sutures and changes dressings.

Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.