Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Medical Assistant

Posted over 1 month ago

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Job Description


Whether you are a certified Medical Assistant or on your way to become certified, this may be your next job opportunity. We are motivated to find enthusiastic & caring Medical Assistants to work in our brand-new ambulatory health care facility in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Start your medical field career with River People Health Center and be rewarded as you grown. Medical Assistants salary range is $39,275 to $51,059 and when a Medical Assistant is certified the salary range is $45,343 to $60,081.

Who are we?

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRP-MIC) is a sovereign tribe located in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Bounded by the cities of Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa and Fountain Hills, the Community encompasses 52,600 acres, with 19,000 held as a natural preserve.

The SRP-MIC Department of Health and Human Services has been operating since 2017 and behavioral health services began in 2013. The River People Health Center (RPHC) opened in March of 2022 and is a 200,000 square foot ambulatory health care facility serving all tribal enrollees. The Health Center provides quality health care that is comprehensive, compassionate and culturally respectful.

SRP-MIC has been named top 10 Healthiest Employers 10 year running by Phoenix Business Journal.

What the job looks like:

Work with a fantastic group of physicians, nurse practitioners and clinic staff in a beautiful setting with an organization that values you and a work life balance. As a Medical Assistant at RPHC you will greet patients and prepare patients for exams, and assist physicians during exams.

What you must have:
  • Subscribe to, honor and respect the mission and values of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
  • Excellent communication skills including active listening that promotes collaboration with patients and the healthcare team
  • Desire to work with the growing Native American population in Maricopa County providing culturally sensitive care
  • Minimum of 1-year previous patient care experience in an ambulatory or primary care clinic preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED required; 2-year technical, vocational or college degree preferred.
  • Must possess a valid certificate of completion from an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Must possess a CPR/Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Benefit Summary
  • Competitive Salary
  • Diverse culture
  • 13 paid holidays and your birthday
  • 401K Retirement Plan with generous automatic employer contribution upon hire
  • Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account, life and disability benefits
  • The employee wellness program (WellPath) allows you to earn credits toward cash or time off. The Community has been named top 10 Healthiest Employers 10 year running by Phoenix Business Journal. The Health Center features an on-site employee gym with locker rooms. Employees have access to the Community's Way of Life Facility with three-full size basketball courts, an indoor pool, running track, fitness and locker rooms.
  • CME paid time and stipend
  • Licensing, board and membership fees paid annually
  • HRSA and Indian Health Service Loan Repayment eligible
  • Eligible for Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Special Requirements

Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check.

"SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer" Preference will be given to a qualified : Community Member Veteran, Community Member, Spouse of Community Member, qualified Native American, and then other qualified candidate.

In order to obtain preference, the following is required: 1) Qualified Community Member Veteran (DD-214) will be required at the time of application submission 2) Qualified Community Member (must provide Tribal I.D at time of application submission),3) Spouse of a Community Member (Marriage License/certificate and spouse Tribal ID or CIB is required at time of application submission), and 4) Native American (Tribal ID or CIB required at time of application submission).

Documents may be submitted by one of the following methods:

1) attach to application

2) fax (480) 362-5860

3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.

Documentation must be received by position closing date.

The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted .

Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.