Pre Liver Transplant (PHOENIX)
This position currently supports the Advance Liver Disease program, back up for the Transplant Liver Program, and navigation team. Processes referrals into the Advance Liver Disease (ALD) Program; including records collection, orders, coordination and scheduling.
In addition, this position schedules patients for Endoscopy and testing procedures.
Preferred candidates will have at least 2-3 years of experience in a busy Clinic or Practice. Must have experience with scheduling, testing and prior authorization (clinic visits and testing).
Must be Certified or eligible for certification (must obtain within 6 months) and be able to funtion independantly as well as in a team. Current BLS also required.
Clinic Hours are Monday-Friday; 8:00AM to 5:00PM, closed on Holidays and Weekends.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicants must be Nationally Certified or be eligible and willing to become certified within the first six months of employment with the Banner University Medical Group. Banner Health recognizes the NCCT, AMT and AAMA certification programs. The National Certification is required due to the requirements for 'Meaningful Use'.
About Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.
About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position is responsible for assisting clinicians and nursing staff in providing medical care, as well as, implementing and evaluating direct patient care. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills to provide an excellent patient experience.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an Accredited Medical Assisting Program. Completion of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by state regulations.
Medical Assistant Certification is required. If certification is not in hand at the time of hire, individuals will have 6 months from the date of hire to obtain certification. If not eligible for MA certification at the time of hire, must complete CEUs for ABR-OE, which meets CMS requirements for Meaningful Use. All direct patient care personnel are required to demonstrate competent performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS) techniques for adults, children and infants according to the standards of a nationally recognized, standardized, credentialed healthcare provider course every other year.
Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion.
Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling software preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.