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Bilingual Medical Assistant

Tucson, AZ · Administrative
Bilingual CONTRACT Medical Assistant 
Tucson, AZ

*** This is a Full-Time, Benefits Available, CONTRACT position expected to last 3 months. ***

Medical Assistant Job Summary: 
  • Responsible for assisting clinicians in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician.  
  • Provides front and/or back office support.
  • Greets patients in a friendly, service oriented manner in compliance with established protocols and workflows.
  • Oversees patient check in by:
    • ensuring medical records/charts have been pulled
    • patient data is current
    • appropriate paperwork is in order
    • charts are reviewed/prepared
  • Interviews patient, measures vital signs and records reason for visit.
  • Explains procedures, performs treatments, and administers prescribed medication.
  • Oversees patient check out by scheduling follow up appointments, collecting co-payment if applicable, ensuring paperwork is complete.
  • Schedules and confirms patient's appointments.
  • Reconciles co-payments at the end of each day.
  • Perform injections to standard and with exceptional customer service skills
  • As needed, engage in HEDIS outreach (medical record preparation and outbound scheduling calls)
Medical Assistant Background: 
  • Requires an education level of at least a high school diploma or GED; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is a plus.
  • Requires current and unrestricted Certified Medical Assistant (C.M.A.) or Registered Medical Assistant (R.M.A.) certification.
  • At least 2- 4 years of direct Medical Assistant experience, preferably in a family clinic, urgent care, or other provider office setting.
  • Requires exceptional customer service skills (in person and telephonic), as well as very strong computer user skills.
  • Computer skills to include Electronic Health Records (EHR), Microsoft Word, and basic data entry.
  • Must have a minimum of 40 wpm typing with a high level of accuracy.
  • Knowledge of HEDIS is highly desirable.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) speakers are preferred. 
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