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Medical Assistant - Atlanta GA

Company: Paladina Health
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Everside Health is seeking an experienced Medical Assistant to join the team! The Medical Assistant at Everside Health works with a concierge physician to provide healthcare services for corporate clients to ensure excellent care and experience for our patients. Everside Health MA's are responsible for front and back office duties, including ordering of supplies, scheduling, rooming patients, and assuring Everside Health physicians have the resources and tools necessary to be successful. Because this is a highly visible position, the MA must be customer service oriented and accept responsibility for meeting satisfaction goals.

About the Role

We are currently looking for an experienced Medical Assistant to join our team and support our vision. The Medical Assistant is a key component of our care team and works closely with a primary care physician to deliver excellent patient care and provide an exceptional guest experience to our patients. Because of our unique model, our Medical Assistants oversee the full spectrum of the patient experience- acting both as a Medical Receptionist as well as assuming clinical responsibilities of a Medical Assistant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.

CLINICAL DUTIES:

  • Escorts patients to room and ensures that exam rooms are thoroughly cleaned and stocked
  • Reviews previous medical information and gathers any relevant updated health information from the patient to inform the provider
  • Take patient vitals performs any needed laboratory tests
  • Perform blood draws and basic laboratory tests. Work with the contracted labs for additional tests
  • Give injections, bandage wounds, assist with procedures
  • Prepares and administers approved medications and immunizations via oral, topical, inhaled, intramuscular, subcutaneous or intradermal at the direction of and upon written order from the Provider
  • Partners with other members of the care team to develop individual patient plan of care including identifying and working to address gaps in care

NON-CLINICAL DUTIES:

  • Front desk duties, including: patient scheduling, documentation, check-in, check-out, etc.
  • Medical record requests and abstraction
  • Coordinate specialist visits, referrals, and other care outside of the clinic
  • Documents care provided accurately on patient records.
  • Records accurate and pertinent data in the medical record according to documentation guidelines
  • Process test results and provide the patient with timely results via e-message, mail or phone as directed in written instructions by the Provider
  • Participates in outreach to patients to drive engagement among Paladina Health eligible patient groups
  • Maintains clinical and office supplies and equipment for treatments

About You

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in primary care (preferred)
  • High school diploma required
  • Graduation from a formal MA training program
  • Preferred - certification with the American Association of Medical Assistants
  • Able to give injections, complete EKGs, office-based lab tests
  • Communicates in an individualized manner in every encounter with the patient and Provider.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with those patient populations served

  • Positive and supportive interaction with all patients

Desired Attributes

  • Passionate about transforming the way healthcare is delivered
  • Desire to improve the quality of care for people
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative team environment where patient's come first
  • Excited to work in an innovative primary care delivery model
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for creating and driving best practices in care
  • Willingness to go the extra mile for patients

Keywords: Paladina Health, Atlanta , Medical Assistant - Atlanta GA, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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