Medical Assistant - Laboratory Medicine & Pathology



City
Scottsdale
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Why Mayo Clinic
This position is for Mayo Clinic's outpatient laboratories and performs laboratory functions including but not limited to: phlebotomy, patient care, restroom assists, and other assigned duties.
Position description
The medical assistant performs assigned tasks of direct and indirect care in the ambulatory and laboratory settings to meet the care needs of patients under the direct supervision of a physician (medical acts) or assigned supervisor. The medical assistant participates as a member of the lab team and accepts appropriate delegation from the lab supervisor and/or RN/physician in meeting needs of the patient/family. The medical assistant performs assigned tasks in accordance with the patient care plan, laboratory protocols, phlebotomy, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care. The medical assistant carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed health care personnel.
Qualifications
Must have 1 year of Medical Assisting or Phlebotomy experience.
Must be a certified (CMA or RMA) medical assistant.
Must have graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant or associates degree program.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.


Additional qualifications
If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of recent medical assistant experience working in an applicable setting. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Computer proficiency required, including prior experience with electronic medical record systems. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, weekends, and on-call. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.
License or certification
Active Medical Assistant certification (CMA) or registration (RMA). FLA/MCHS: If hired into the Medical Assistant role prior to July 1, 2019, in lieu of certification/registration, must be ABR-OE certified or must show documentation of completion of an order entry course. Arizona and Florida: Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Midwest: Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association, American Red Cross.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $18.27 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
M - F 9am - 5:30pm
Weekend schedule
occasional weekend coverage as assigned
Site description
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Category
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Clinical Labs
Job posting number
136223BR
Recruiter
Mary Ricci
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.