Certified Medical Assistant

Who We Are:

Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

Why You'll Love Working for Us:

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:

  • All full time employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible and we offer several plans for each so you can choose the option right for you and your family which includes:
  • Medical provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Dental and Vision provided by MetLife
  • We offer several plans so you can choose the option right for you and your family
  • Plans are effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • We also offer: Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Life and AD&D, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program provided by Cura Linc
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Employee Wellness and Support Time
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Additional pay for Bilingual employees
  • Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan provided through Mutual of America
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

Find your passion. Join our team!

What You'll Do as a Certified Medical Assistant:

  • Maintains reliable attendance and punctuality to provide stability in serving clients.
  • Creates and maintains medical clinic records in a timely manner, according to standards and requirements.
  • Completes all medical clinic scheduling as needed
  • Retrieves phone messages on the med line multiple times throughout the day and returns them as appropriate, documenting in electronic health record (EHR) as appropriate
  • Follows up with client/guardian on missed appointments and re-schedules as necessary.
  • Assists medical providers by taking vital signs and documenting appropriate in the electronic health record
  • Completes Primary Care Provider (PCP) Notification forms to communicate changes in medications, diagnoses, lab work, etc.
  • Assists with ensuring all lab work is ordered and received as requested by the medical provider.
  • Completes medication prior authorization requests and coordinates with pharmacy as appropriate
  • Uses AZ CSPMP website to check all patients with controlled medications prescriptions before appointments or before communicating requested refills to the medical providers
  • Interacts professionally, clearly and in a timely manner with internal and external customers, other community professionals including pharmacies, primary care or other medical specialty offices, and other behavioral health agencies.

Minimum Education & Experience for the Certified Medical Assistant:

  • Provide documentation of education in an accredited Medical Assistant program. Eligible for national certification preferred.
  • Minimum 2 yrs experience in medical office procedures preferred

Minimum Qualification & Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
  • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation for business related purposes
  • Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
  • Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
  • An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

At Arizona's Children Association we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that not only promotes, but values and celebrates diversity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace and culture to better serve our children, families and community.

Just like the uniqueness of the families we serve, we strive to be diverse in:

race, color, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, gender, age, sexual orientation/preference, gender identity and expression, disability and/or diagnosis, marital status, religion, status, or any other protected status.

AzCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.