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Medical Assistant (Care Promoter)

Chen Medical New Orleans, LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

  • ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Measures and records vital signs; records patient interview, history, and chief complaint.
    • Prepares patients for examinations and performs routine screening tests; assists physician with exams; explain treatment procedures and physicians' instructions to patient.
    • Phlebotomy and collection of other lab specimens; performs basic waived lab tests.
    • Prepares and administers medications under physician supervision; changes dressings, applies bandages, removes sutures and other first aid procedures; uses CPR skills when necessary.
    • Maintains supplies, equipment, stocks and sterilizes instruments; practices OSHA safety standards; performs accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times.
    • Processes patient phone messages, returning calls and routing them to other team members as appropriate; calls patients to obtain and relay pertinent information for the physician.
    • Upon physician approval and authorization, calls in prescriptions to the pharmacy. Uses communication skills with appropriate medical terminology; and follows appropriate legal and ethical professional conduct; authorized individuals will use the ChenMed Rx system to support physician medication dispensing.
    • This position requires 5-10% travel time.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and empathy towards our patients at all times.

    • Ability to effectively collaborate with team members, including doctors, nurses, front desk staff, center managers, and market leaders.
    • Mindset focused on solving problems for patients and achieving team goals. Knowledge of medical products, services, standards, policies and procedures.
    • Skill in operating phones, personal computer, software and other IT systems. Must be detail-oriented to ensure accuracy of reports and data.
    • Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow. Ability to act calmly in busy or stressful situations.
    • This position may require some local travel to assist in covering other centers.
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE CRITERIA:

    • High school diploma or equivalent is required. Graduate from a nationally accredited Medical Assistant program OR equivalent healthcare preparation (i.e. foreign-trained physician, paramedic, etc.) is required.
    • One (1) year Medical Assistant or similar work experience in corresponding setting is preferred. Experience working with geriatric patients is a plus. EMR system experience is preferred.
    • CPR for Healthcare Providers is required.

Chen Medical

Why Work Here?

Company growth, great culture, and competitive pay/benefits!

Chen Medical is transforming health care for seniors. We provide big answers to big problems in health care delivery. Chen Medical is a full-risk primary care market leader with an innovative philosophy, unique physician culture and end-to-end customized technology. These things allow us to provide world-class primary care and coordinated care to the most vulnerable population moderate- to low-income seniors who have complex chronic diseases. Through our innovative operating model, physician-led culture and empowering technology, we are able to drive key quality and cost outcomes that create value for patients, physicians and the overall health system. Our model allows us to practice medicine the way it should be practiced: by recruiting focused physicians and reducing their doctor-to-patient ratios, we increase patients time during each monthly appointment and help foster stronger doctor-patient relationships. Our model also drives and enhances compliance with treatment plans. As a result of our efforts, our patients realize lower hospital admissions. Their overwhelming response to our approach is reflected in our aggressive, organic growth and net promoter scores in the low to mid 90s, which is unheard of in any industry. Read more about our results and the value of the Chen Medical model. As a company, we are making a difference in the lives of seniors and in the health care system overall.

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New Orleans, LA
USA

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