Medical Assistant Temporary

  • Kingman, Arizona
  • Nov 16, 2022
Full Time Other Public Health
  • Salary: $33,384.00 - $41,080.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Job Summary

Mohave County Department of Public Health-Nursing is recruiting for a temporary full-time medical assistant for our mobile health unit.

This is a non-benefits eligible "at will" (Unclassified) position, however, some work assignments may require enrollment into the ASRS (Arizona State Retirement System) depending on length of assignment and the amount of weekly hours worked. The hourly rate varies and is set by the hiring department. Incumbent performs paraprofessional work assignment to assist in various Mohave County departments with project, or special programs that are short term in nature and is considered temporary.


A higher level of Authority.


May be assigned supervisory duties to assist in training or mentoring newer or less experienced employees.

Essential Job Functions

Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed.
  • Performs and completes assigned projects related to the specific department assigned to.
  • Responds to routine non-technical questions in person and on the telephone.
  • Assists public in person or over the telephone with filling out forms or processing paperwork.
  • Performs receptionist duties; greets, directs, and refers visitors and callers; checks in visitors.
  • Takes and transmits messages.
  • Makes appointments; completes routine request forms.
  • Performs general clerical work; typing, ordering supplies, sorting and distributing mail, copying documents.
  • Performs general records copying, filing and retrieval.
  • Researches issues as assigned.
As assigned to Public Health:
  • Create and maintain a supportive work environment with other departments and community programs, Public Health divisions, and Public Health leadership on accreditation domain while maintaining a culture of quality improvement.
  • Apply basic principles, practices, techniques, teaching, and communication methods related to the age, gender, race/ethnicity, educational level and socioeconomic status of community members.
  • Communicate and act in a cultural competent and professional manner maintaining cooperative relationships with community members, co-workers, and work contacts

  • Performs related work as required.
  • Performs special assignments as requested.
  • Exercise regular and predictable attendance and punctuality in accordance with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Two (2) years progressively responsible experience related to the area/duties being assigned to.
  • OR Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, abilities and skills listed above.

  • Must have completed an accredited Medical Assisting Program.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license for operation of motor vehicles on Arizona roads at the start of employment and maintain said license while employed in this position.
  • Provide acceptable driving history at no cost to the County.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Business English, spelling, and arithmetic.
  • Modern office practices, procedures, methods, and equipment including entering and retrieving information from a computer database, creating spreadsheets, and composing letters and forms using Microsoft Word.
Skill in:
  • Effectively operating personal computers, copiers, calculators and peripheral hardware and software products.
  • Communicating and maintaining professionalism with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.

Ability to:
  • Maintain clerical records.
  • Learn specialized computerized software programs.
  • Make routine decisions in accordance with precedents and regulations.
  • Understand inquiries and provide appropriate directions or routine information regarding laws, rules, policies, and procedures to a diverse group of people in a tactful manner.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, representatives of other agencies, and the general public, and occasionally angry and volatile individuals.
  • Operate a calculator, personal computer and other office equipment.
  • Communicate verbally and in writing sufficient to provide information to visitors, staff, and other department client.
  • Prepare and write materials related to department programs sufficient to inform the public and clients about department programs.
  • Comply with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures, and Department Regulations.

Mohave County's PTO is compliant with A.R.S. 23-371 requirements.

Job Address

Kingman, Arizona United States View Map