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TeleKind Medical Assistant

Texas Health Action Austin, TX

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k
Job Description

Texas Health Action is seeking a TeleKind Medical Assistant for our Telemedicine department. This role will aid with the delivery of patient care during the respective virtual clinic hours of operation. This is a full-time, non-exempt position based from our South Austin administrative office, with some remote work flexibility upon manager approval. This role will report to the TeleKind RN.


What you would do:

· Prepare patients for virtual encounter by reviewing initial data submitted by patient, including any previous medical records

· Complete virtual intake and record patient medical histories, allergies, current medications, depression screens, anxiety screens, and other pertinent information for medical records

· Alert provider of any social-emotional concerns assessed during intake and screenings

· Provide patients with appropriate electronic education materials or resources to enhance their knowledge and skill related to health or lifestyle management

· Accurate recording and documentation in the patient’s EMR

· Direct patient to approved local partners for dispensing of medication and STI treatments

· Warm hand off patient to the Clinician

· Act as a liaison between the clinician and patients

· Document calls according to established guidelines

· Complete annual clinical competencies

· Maintain a system of confidentiality according to THA’s policies and procedures and per HIPAA guidelines

· Interact and support team members as needed to reach optimal results for patients

· Participate in staff, planning, in-service, and other meetings as required

· Perform other duties as assigned

· Share the program’s goal of delivering sexual wellness through equitable, accessible, and affirming virtual healthcare

 

How you would describe your skills:

· You have a passion and connection to the communities we serve

· You “love” what you do, you seek to serve mission

· Listening is one of your key strengths

· You love team building

· You feel comfortable with technology and learning new software

· You are the model of the organization’s values and people can readily point to you as an example of how to ‘be’

· You balance People and Process

· You have an attention to detail but can see the big picture

· You value great benefits and a mission driven work culture

 

Your previous work life and education must include:

· High school diploma or GED

· Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program, formal medical services training in the United States Armed Forces, or additional formal medical training/experience

· BLS Certification within 90 days of hire (if not current at time of hire)

 

Your previous work life and education ideally include:

· Bilingual English/Spanish

· Experience in HIV testing, HIV services, STI testing, and treatment clinic

· 2+ years of experience in working with diverse populations, including LGBTQ+ and other marginalized populations

· Working knowledge of infection control and universal precautions

Company Description
At Texas Health Action (THA) and Kind Clinic, we are passionate about changing the face of healthcare by making biomedical interventions and services for sexual wellness and health accessible. We serve our patients with an amazing team of clinicians, staff and volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise to see patients within a combination of weekday and weekend hours. We removed the primary barriers to healthcare, lack of health insurance and/or personal income, by accepting both insured and uninsured patients. Read more about the clinic, initiatives and THA here: http://kindclinic.org and http://texashealthaction.org.

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Amazing work culture, tons of community engagement, and wonderful benefits!

At Texas Health Action (THA) and Kind Clinic, we are passionate about changing the face of healthcare by making biomedical interventions and services for sexual wellness and health accessible. We serve our patients with an amazing team of clinicians, staff and volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise to see patients within a combination of weekday and weekend hours. We removed the primary barriers to healthcare, lack of health insurance and/or personal income, by accepting both insured and uninsured patients. Read more about the clinic, initiatives and THA here: http://kindclinic.org and http://texashealthaction.org.

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