30+ days ago


Goodyear, AZ



Under the direction of Medical Assistant Supervisor or designee, this position provides direct patient care and customer service. ...


High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

Graduation from an approved medical assistant training program with one or more years experience

Certification to perform cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Health Care Professional (CPR) and AED through courses that follow the guidelines from the American Heart Association and Red Cross

Experience as an Internal Medicine Medical Assistant strongly preferred

Effective communication demonstrated by ability to read, interpret, comprehend and comply with written and verbal communication

Proficient mathematical skills for use in a healthcare setting

Basic computer proficiency to include Windows, MS Office, and internet

Ability to problem solve in situations both independently or with support from team and/or leadership

Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a high-stress and fast-moving environment

Must have reliable transportation that can meet any operational reassignments of the organization during the workday. If employee is driving during work hours, the employee is required to possess a valid drivers license and must be in compliance with Arizona vehicle insurance requirements.

Some Adelante Healthcare locations require a Level 1Fingerprint clearance card issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety


Certified Medical Assistant preferred.

Ability to communicate in more than one language

Electronic Health Record experience

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job related selection or promotional criteria.


Prepares for the patient appointment by reviewing and updating patient records prior to patient arrival

Interview patient to obtain reason for visit: chief complaint, and document in electronic medical record following MA workflow protocols for intake of patient

Obtain and record the patients vital signs according to protocol for patients age

Prepare exam room and patient for the type of exam/procedure to be performed

Maintains patient confidentiality following all HIPAA policies and procedures

Documents accurately all patient information in electronic health record

Communicates in a timely and professional manner with patients and other members of the care team at all times

Know and follows the eight rights of drug assessment and administration

Know and follows procedure for immunization administration and storage

Follows all medication policies and procedures for labeling, storing and use

Knows and utilizes principles of universal protocols and National Patient Safety Goals

Cleans and sterilizes instruments per protocol

Has knowledge of surgical and diagnostic office procedures

Correctly collect specimens, perform testing, and processes as indicated.

Provides clear instructions to patients regarding obtaining and collecting of specimens.

Reviews patient plan and educates patient on discharge instructions

All other duties as assigned (such as translation and travel to other locations)


Has one or more years as a medical assistant

Can accurately identify medications and their indications for proper utilization

Works independently and uses critical thinking skills to solve issues under pressure

Mentor to the Associate Medical Assistants


All employees are responsible for promoting and participating in interdisciplinary communication and collaboration to enhance the delivery of quality across the health care system. Employees will maintain an environment which supports and engages patients and co-workers in a caring team based model to promote wellness and improve health outcomes.

Adherence to Compliance and Code of Conduct

All employees are required to comply with Adelante Healthcares written standards, including its Compliance Program and Standards of Conduct, policies and procedures and reporting of any conduct that potentially violates Adelantes legal or compliance requirements. Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the regular performance evaluation.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit for long periods of time; stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb steps/stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl; talk or hear; smell; manage stress as it relates to essential job functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds without assistance, and may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time when traveling to various clinic sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be subject to health hazards (contagious diseases, blood borne pathogens, etc.) when working in the clinic area.

In any organization or job, changes take place over time. Although an effort will be made to keep job-related information current, this is not an all-inclusive list of job responsibilities. Adelante Healthcare, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the business need arises. In compliance with EEOC 29 CFR part 1630, if the essential functions of this position cannot be performed in a satisfactory manner by the employee, further accommodations shall be made if it does not constitute undue hardships upon this organization.