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Medical Assistant Bilingual (Care Navigation) $1000 Hiring Bonus

Marin Community Clinics
San Rafael, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

ll employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to limited exemptions.  New Employees are required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment.  Exemptions to this requirement will be considered for those requesting an exemption on medical, disability, or religious grounds.

At Marin Community Clinics we are a “family helping other families in the community” and we are always striving to be better for the people and the community we serve. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we serve patients from all walks of life. No one is turned away and charges are based on each individual’s ability to pay.

The Care Navigator Medical Assistant (MA) functions as a core member of an integrated and collaborative care team that involves the patient’s primary care provider, behavioral health providers, and other providers. Reporting to the Clinic Directors, the Care Navigator MA is responsible for coordinating and supporting Behavioral Health and Medical services with administrative tasks, provided in the behavioral health and primary care clinics. The Care Navigator MA is responsible for addressing the social determinants of health and increasing accessibility to health care by screening patients, bridging resources from a web-based resource system, and connecting patients to resources on issues regarding transportation, housing, food insecurity,domestic violence, and more.

Our benefits program is designed to protect your health, family and way of life. We offer a competitive Benefits Program that includes affordable health insurance and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA), Dental and Vision Insurance, Educational and Continuing Education Benefits, Student Loan Repayment and Loan Forgiveness, Retirement Plan, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short term and Long Term Disability benefits, Professional Fee Reimbursement, Mileage and Cell Phone Reimbursement, Scrubs Reimbursement, Loupes Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, Paid Holidays, Personal Days of Celebration, Paid time off, and Extended Illness Benefits.

Care Navigator Responsibilities:

  • Supports and closely coordinates Medical and Behavioral Health services within the pod care team
  • Performs administrative responsibilities, including checking eligibility, verifying demographics, assisting patients with filling out necessary paperwork, and making up follow-up appointments
  • Provide patients with information by staying up to date on community resources that address the social determinants of health, like transportation, housing, and access to food
  • Provides educational tools and screens using approved screening tools for common Behavioral Health and substance abuse disorders and available resources
  • Assist behavioral health providers in warm hand offs
  • Participates in regularly scheduled caseload consultation with team care including Primary Care, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and/or Psychiatrist. 
  • Facilitates patient engagement and follow up in care
  • Request Prior Authorizations and TARs sent by the pharmacy so patients can get ordered medications in a timely manner
  • Documents encounters in the electronic medical records system so they can be easily shared with PCPs, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and/or Psychiatrist
  • Facilitates referrals for clinically indicated services internally or outside the primary care clinic (e.g. Social services, mental health specialty care, and substance abuse treatment)
  • Practices good people skills to maintain good public relations with patients and with fellow co-workers.
  • Addresses with the appropriate response to electronic mail and tasks using the electronic medical health record
  • Assign PCP and needed health maintenance screenings
  • Follow up/ track “no shows” for first appointment
  • Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance to department policy and HIPPA guidelines
  • Attend and participate in required any appropriate meetings, training and educational programs
  • Perform other related work and Medical Assistant duties when staff support is needed.

Medical Assisstant Responsibilities:

 

  • Escorts patients to the exam room, interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height, and records information on patients’ charts.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
  • Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.
  • Operates electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests.
  • Gives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests.
  • Keys data into computer to maintain office and patient records.
  • Cleans and disinfects operatory in accordance with department’s policy and OSHA guidelines.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects instruments in accordance with department policy and OSHA guidelines.
  • Follows policies and procedures including universal precautions as defined by OSHA’s guidelines on Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazardous Materials standards.
  • Practices good people skills to maintain good public relations with patients and with fellow co-workers.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality in accordance to department policy and HIPPA guidelines.
  • Attends and participates in required meetings, training and educational programs.
  • Performs administrative responsibilities including checking eligibility, verifying demographics, assisting patients with filling out necessary paperwork, and making up follow-up appointments.
  • Care Team Responsibilities as outlined in the Care Team Patient Center Medical Home procedures.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.

 

Company Description
Marin Community Clinics has provided compassionate and affordable health care to uninsured and low-income residents of Marin County for more than 40 years. We have grown from humble beginnings where volunteer physicians and nurses saw patients in church basements, to a 21st century provider with modern facilities, highly expert paid physicians, practitioners and nurses, the latest technology, and sophisticated diagnostic, treatment and prevention programs.

Today, we see more than 38,000 patients every year in five medical clinics, three dental clinics, and three teen clinics spread throughout Marin County.

Marin Community Clinics provides a full range of services:
-Pediatric & Adult Primary Health Care
-Family Planning & Reproductive Health Services
-Obstetrics & Gynecology
-Pediatric & Adult Oral Health Care
-Preventative, restorative & emergency dentistry
-Behavioral Health & Psychiatry
-Comprehensive Specialty in House Services

Additional services include:
Acupuncture, Nutrition Services, Radiology, Optometry, Chiropractic Services, Physical Therapy, Lab & Pharmacy, Confidential Teen Services, Healthcare Insurance Enrollment Counselors and Group Educational Classes for Various Health Issues.

As the largest community health center in the County, we play a major role in the community’s health care network. We strive to provide quality care to our patient population, which is a vibrant and diverse community of various socioeconomic levels and ethnic backgrounds. We pride ourselves on having an excellent multidisciplinary team of professionals who provide culturally-sensitive, compassionate care to all individuals regardless of ability to pay.

Our benefits program is designed to protect your health, family and way of life. We offer a competitive Benefits Program that includes affordable health insurance and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA), Dental and Vision Insurance, Educational and Continuing Education Benefits, Student Loan Repayment and Loan Forgiveness, Retirement Plan, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short term and Long Term Disability benefits, Professional Fee Reimbursement, Mileage and Cell Phone Reimbursement, Scrubs Reimbursement, Loupes Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, Paid Holidays, Personal Days of Celebration, Paid time off, and Extended Illness Benefits.

Marin Community Clinics

Why Work Here?
Hiring bonus, competitive compensation, fantastic benefits, and opportunity for career advancement.

Marin Community Clinics has provided compassionate and affordable health care to uninsured and low-income residents of Marin County for more than 40 years. We have grown from humble beginnings where volunteer physicians and nurses saw patients in church basements, to a 21st century provider with modern facilities, highly expert paid physicians, practitioners and nurses, the latest technology, and sophisticated diagnostic, treatment and prevention programs. Today, we see more than 38,000 patients every year in five medical clinics, three dental clinics, and three teen clinics spread throughout Marin County. Marin Community Clinics provides a full range of services: -Pediatric & Adult Primary Health Care -Family Planning & Reproductive Health Services -Obstetrics & Gynecology -Pediatric & Adult Oral Health Care -Preventative, restorative & emergency dentistry -Behavioral Health & Psychiatry -Comprehensive Specialty in House Services Additional services include: Acupuncture, Nutrition Services, Radiology, Optometry, Chiropractic Services, Physical Therapy, Lab & Pharmacy, Confidential Teen Services, Healthcare Insurance Enrollment Counselors and Group Educational Classes for Various Health Issues. As the largest community health center in the County, we play a major role in the community’s health care network. We strive to provide quality care to our patient population, which is a vibrant and diverse community of various socioeconomic levels and ethnic backgrounds. We pride ourselves on having an excellent multidisciplinary team of professionals who provide culturally-sensitive, compassionate care to all individuals regardless of ability to pay. Our benefits program is designed to protect your health, family and way of life. We offer a competitive Benefits Program that includes affordable health insurance and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA), Dental and Vision Insurance, Educational and Continuing Education Benefits, Student Loan Repayment and Loan Forgiveness, Retirement Plan, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short term and Long Term Disability benefits, Professional Fee Reimbursement, Mileage and Cell Phone Reimbursement, Scrubs Reimbursement, Loupes Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, Paid Holidays, Personal Days of Celebration, Paid time off, and Extended Illness Benefits.

Address

3260 Kerner Blvd. San Rafael

San Rafael, CA
USA

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Healthcare

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