Care Promoter 1

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ChenMed
Published
January 3, 2022
Location
East Pointe, Georgia
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Care Promoter 1

Location East Point, Georgia, United States of America Category Medical Center Support Job Id R0020744

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The Medical Assistant will perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of ChenMed physician, by scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Other duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination and administering medications as directed by physician.

We’re unique.  You should be, too.

We’re changing lives every day.  For both our patients and our team members. Are you innovative and entrepreneurial minded? Is your work ethic and ambition off the charts?  Do you inspire others with your kindness and joy?

We’re different than most primary care providers. We’re rapidly expanding and we need great people to join our team.

The Medical Assistant will perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of ChenMed physician, by scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Other duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination and administering medications as directed by physician.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides extraordinary customer service to all internal and external customers (including patients and other ChenMed team members) at all times.
  • Records patients' medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Interviews patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Authorizes drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Shows patients to examination rooms and prepare patients for the physician.
  • Explains treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians' instructions to patients.

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Helps physicians examine and treat patients, handing the physician instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Collects blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Authorized individuals will use the ChenMed Rx system to dispense patient medication(s).
  • Ensures accuracy of medications provided to patients.
  • Other duties as assigned and modified at manager’s discretion.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Medical products, services, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in operating phones, personal computer, software and other IT systems.
  • Skill in oral communication (English required).
  • Skill in taking patients’ vital signs, and obtaining blood and other samples for laboratory work.
  • Ability to communicate and work with doctors, patients and others in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and to ensure accuracy of reports and data.

We’re ChenMed and we’re transforming healthcare for seniors and changing America’s healthcare for the better.  Family-owned and physician-led, our unique approach allows us to improve the health and well-being of the populations we serve. We’re growing rapidly as we seek to rescue more and more seniors from inadequate health care.

ChenMed is changing lives for the people we serve and the people we hire.  With great compensation, comprehensive benefits, career development and advancement opportunities and so much more, our employees enjoy great work-life balance and opportunities to grow.  Join our team who make a difference in people’s lives every single day.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE CRITERIA:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education (GED) required
  • Graduation from a nationally accredited Medical Assistant program OR comparable healthcare vocational training (i.e. foreign-trained physician, paramedic, etc.) required
  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience as a Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician or similar in a hospital, medical clinic or comparable environment OR documented clinical rotation training can be substituted for work experience
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers required
  • Experience working with geriatric patients is a plus
  • EMR system experience preferred
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