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Medical Assistant (Mobile Primary Care)

Company: Crown Health
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCrown Health is a fast-growing healthcare practice with a unique approach to geriatric care. Based in Kent, WA, our Mission at Crown Health is to provide safe, compassionate, reliable primary care to vulnerable patients in the comport of their home. Our amazing staff of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Medical Assistants provide care through both in-person and tele-health visits. The Crown Health Primary Care Medical Assistant delivers in-home and virtual clinical care support through hands-on collaboration with our clinicians at the bedside and direct engagement with our patients and their caregivers to ensure our patients get the right care, in the right place, by the right person, and at the right time. Key activities include performance of health screenings and bedside diagnostic and treatment procedures under supervision of clinical practitioner, clinical documentation and order entry scribe support, virtual care facilitation, clinical visit preparation patient education and routine care coordination support. This position reports to the Practice ManagerThis is an ideal position for a medical assistant who seeks an opportunity for hands-on experience with patient care delivery at the bedside, enjoys a collaborative multidisciplinary team-based approach to care, and is excited to engage in developing and nurturing our innovative, value- based clinical model focused on caring for patients with complex needs who are inadequately served by traditional healthcare delivery systems. This position offers professional development support with in-depth training opportunities and real-time support from our on-staff experts in home-based care delivery, clinical operations and practice management, complex care management, geriatric medicine and palliative care, clinical pharmacy, and social determinants of health and health equity.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ▪ Medical assistant support at the bedside for in-home primary care visits including measuring vital signs, administering health screenings, documenting medication reconciliation, and maintaining up-to-date electronic health records for vaccination history, preventative health screenings, and other quality measures. ▪ Clinical documentation and order entry support for in-home patient encounters under the direction of the rendering clinical provider (i.e. bedside scribe function).▪ Laboratory specimen collection and preparation (includes blood, urine, stool, saliva, sputum, nasal and oropharyngeal swab, and superficial cultures) and performance of diagnostic point- of-care testing supported by CLIA waiver under the supervision of a clinical practitioner.▪ Performance of select clinical procedures including venipuncture, EKG, ABI, spirometry, basic hearing and vision tests, removal of sutures/staples, preventative and maintenance foot care, and medication and vaccination administration under supervision of a clinical practitioner (with scope of work and level of supervision as determined by state regulations).▪ Facilitation of virtual visits at the patient bedside to support care delivery under the direction a remote clinical practitioner.▪ Visit preparation and after-visit care coordination as needed including tracking results for diagnostic orders and referrals, managing quality measure orders and results, coordinating routine care scheduling needs, and ensuring appropriate follow-up through collaboration with practice management team.▪ Delivery of exceptional customer service to our patients, caregivers, and clinical partners including proactive, timely, and comprehensive communication from a holistic patient- centered perspective.▪ Accurate and timely documentation in the medical record of all patient care support activities.▪ Promotion of and participation in patient engagement and experience initiatives and efforts.▪ Supportive function as growth ambassador and community outreach liaison to fosterrelationships with patients, caregivers, congregate living facility staff, and partneringorganizations.▪ Active participation in care team huddles, operational huddles, organizational meetings,and clinical partnership meetings as requested.▪ Adherence to compliance policies, procedures, and standards of conduct including allapplicable laws and regulations.▪ Other market-specific duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS▪ Completion of formal medical assistant training program and/or commensurate clinical experience.▪ Medical assistant certification preferred.▪ Basic life support(BLS) certification required.▪ Prior experience caring for aging adults and/or adults with complex care needs preferred.▪ Prior experience caring for patients in the home setting including private homes and/orcongregate living facilities preferred.▪ Average to advanced computer and software skills required.▪ Current licensure in applicable state(s)or ability to obtain licensure in states that requiremedical assistant licensure.▪ Ability and means to travel as needed in a timely manner to locations that may have limited access to public transportation; valid driver license and proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is required to stand , walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.We Provide:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Retirement and health benefits
  • Opportunities to grow within the organizationWe are a rapidly growing organization dedicated to providing high quality, patient-centered care. Check out our website to learn more about our team and our mission are an EOE. Serious inquiries only.Powered by JazzHRY6d7608UGE

Keywords: Crown Health, Vancouver , Medical Assistant (Mobile Primary Care), Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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