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Medical Assistant

Company: Northern Nevada Health System
Location: Reno
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:


ABOUT NORTHERN NEVADA MEDICAL GROUP -Northern Nevada Medical Group, part of Northern Nevada Health System, offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services for the entire family. Our providers offer wellness services, family, geriatric and internal medicine, along with specialty care including cardiology, general surgery, podiatry and sleep medicine. Independence Physician Management (IPM), a subsidiary of UHS, was formed in 2012 as the physician services unit of UHS. IPM develops and manages multi-specialty physician networks and urgent care clinics which align with UHS acute care facilities. It also provides select services for the Behavioral Health division of UHS. Through continuing growth, IPM operates in 11 markets across six states and the District of Columbia. Our leadership team, practitioners, and teams of healthcare professionals are collectively dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people in the communities we serve. -Website: -This Medical Assistant opportunity is full time, offers full benefits and a convenient day shift schedule. -This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care duties which include assisting in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviewing patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), venipuncture and procedure as directed by the physician within the scope of practice in - - - - -the State. -Documentation is recorded in the Electronic Medical Record in accordance with IPM guideline. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. - Assists in covering the front desk as required. -Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Participates in decision-making and process improvement.Ensures that patient rooms, nursing station and storage rooms are kept stocked, clean, manages product expiration date; ensures all equipment is kept clean according to infection prevention standards.Distributes referrals as necessary to physicians and insurance companies; keep proper documentation of referral requests/responses in patient charts.Pre-authorize prescriptions and clinical tests (CT, MRI, Ultrasound, etc.) as necessary.Phone/faxing patient prescriptions as necessarySchedules Diagnostic Imaging studies BMDs dietician appointments, cardiology testing, and radiology testing for patients, and completes all appropriate paperwork.Accurately performs clinical duties to include triaging patients, checking patient vitals, administering injections and venipunctures, and prepping patients for physician exam. -Benefits for full and part time employees: -
  • ** $2,000.00 Retention Bonus**
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • -Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off -
  • -Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • -401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • -Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries! -
  • More information is available on our Benefits Guest Website: - -About Universal Health ServicesOne of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $14.3 billion in 2023. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. -Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 96,700 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. -If you would like to learn more about the position before applying, please contact Heidi Haught, Senior Recruiter @

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required -
    • Medical Assistant certificate required - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    • Current BLS/CPR certification required
    • Minimum of 3 years' experience as a Medical Assistant -
    • Fluent with medical terminology requiredEEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. - -We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. -NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. - We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: - or 1-800-852-3449. -

Keywords: Northern Nevada Health System, Reno , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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