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Medical Assistant

Company: Nextcare
Location: Cottonwood
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

NextCare IntroductionNextCare strives to be the leader in high access healthcare, offering urgent care, occupational health, virtual health and primary care services to our patients. With offering services in twelve states (Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia and Wyoming) and over 170 urgent care clinic locations, we offer exceptional, affordable care to patients across the country.At NextCare, we constantly strive to provide you with the highest degree of caring, growth, integrity, results and teamwork. These essential core values form the foundation of our relationships with patients, customers, investors, partners and one another. Extraordinarily high-performance standards serve as critical guides for making important clinical and business decisions. The expression of these standards is evident in our behavior, our attitude, and our approach to our daily work. The product of our strict adherence to core values is the ability to harness tremendous organizational energy to achieve our goal of upholding the highest standard for quality and service within the high access healthcare. This unique combination of values, performance standards and commitment serves as the key to our success.What we are looking forNextCare Urgent Care is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Medical Assistant that likes the challenge of a fast pace setting and working in a team environment. We are looking for customer-friendly and passionate employees to be a part of our growing organization where patients and employees are our top priority.LocationJoin our team in Cottonwood, AZ.ResponsibilitiesThe Medical Assistant is responsible for performing patient care duties under the Medical Assistant scope of practice in the urgent care setting.How you will make an impactThe Medical Assistant supports the organization with customer service and treating all of our patients with respect and dignity. They provide patient care services in the back office urgent care setting, which will meet the specific needs of the patient.Essential Education, Experience and Skills:Candidates in ArizonaEducation: Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent; and1. The medical assistant candidate has completed an APPROVED Medical Assistant Training Program*.Certification is not required but is preferred.Approved medical assistant training program, means a program accredited by one of the following two-accreditation organizations:The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health; orThe Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES); or2. The medical assistant candidate has completed an UNAPPROVED medical assistant training program ANDCertification* is required.Successfully passes the medical assistant examination administered by a certifying organization accredited by either the following two agencies:National Commission for Certifying Agencies; orAmerican National Standards InstituteCertifying organizations accepted in Arizona are:American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) - administers the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam and certification; orAmerican Medical Technologists (AMT) provides the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam and certification to individuals who have completed the AMT criteria; orNational Healthcareer Association (NHA)-administers the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam and certification3. The medical assistant candidate is eligible for hire if they meet one of the following three (3) criteria within A., or B., or CA. The medical assistant candidate completed an UNAPPROVED medical assistant training program ANDWas Employed as a medical assistant for one (1) year or more after program completion must have occurred prior to February 2, 2000,*; or(Candidates must complete the Arizona Medical Assistant Candidate Employment Attestation)B. The medical assistant candidate was directly supervised by the SAME physician, physician group, or physician assistant for a minimum of 2000 hours (approximately working 40 hours/week for 12 months) prior to February 2, 2000,* ; or(Candidates must complete the Arizona Medical Assistant Candidate Employment Attestation)C. The medical assistant completed a United States Armed Forces medical services training program*.(Candidates must complete the Arizona Medical Assistant Candidate Employment Attestation)Benefits:NextCare offers full time employees medical, health savings account, NextCare employee visit program, dental, vision, basic life, voluntary employee/spouse/child life, long term disability, short term disability, employee assistance program, critical illness, accident, legal, identity theft and paid time off benefits. Employees of all statuses are offered 401(k) Plan benefits. Employees in select positions are offered shift differential benefits. Benefits are offered per policy and plan rules.Equal Opportunity StatementNextCare Urgent Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.#XRAY4by Jobble

Keywords: Nextcare, Prescott Valley , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Cottonwood, Arizona

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