Medical Assistant

Strive Health

Detroit, MI, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Post Date: 02/06/2021
  • Website: strivehealth.com
  • Company Address: 1400 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO, 80202, US

About Strive Health

Strive Health is a built-for-purpose platform, led by industry veterans, working to transform kidney disease care for patients, providers, and payors.

Strive brings groundbreaking technology, high-touch, empathetic care, and operational expertise to create a fully integrated kidney care ecosystem in partnership with payors, health systems, and provider groups. Strive brings new clinical services and accelerates the shift to value-based care for partners.

Job Description

Under direct supervision of the provider and nursing leadership, performs a variety of administrative and clinical tasks to assist in the quality and compassionate kidney care provided to our patients.

Essential Functions

  • Greeting and escorting of patients to the exam room;
  • Measurement and recording of vital signs;
  • Preparing patients for the examination/procedure;
  • Assisting the provider during the examination/procedure.
  • Front desk help---answering telephone calls;retrieving medical records from doctor’s offices; recording charts in the medical recor
  • Inputs patient’s medication list in the EMR and updates accordingly.    
  • Update EMR to correctly reflect patient’s pharmacy preference.
  • Records patient’s medical history, allergies, family history, social history, reason for visit, and information such as test results, patient complaints, prescription refills and physician orders in the medical record.
  • Appointment scheduling – intital appointment and reschedule no show patients
  • Patient intake and check out
  • Insurance verification;
  • Patient appointment reminders
  • Comply with quality assurance practices.
  • Collect and process specimens.
  • Perform CLIA waived/non-waived tests
  • Administer vaccines as allowe/dictated by state requlations
  • Clean(sanitize) and restock exam rooms after eachpatient exam and at the beginning and end of each work 
  • Keep logs of all tests ordered.
  • Run lab controls daily
  • Print lab orders.
  • Distribute lab results, reports, etc. to appropriate physicians.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information and records at all times.
  • Completes patients registration including verifying consents, demographic information
  • Pharmacy and prescription follow ups
  • Dressing changes
  • Perform specialized testing such as EKGs, vision screening and hearing tests
  • Enter data from monitoring and tracking systems such and vaccine and medication refrigerators, sterilization devices and other quality or safety data
  • Ensure that medical waste is placed in the correct receptacle and that the receptacles are emptied regularly.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • BLS Certification
  • Graduate from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) Medical Assistant Program, OR Graduate of a formal medical assistant program, OR Graduate of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program.
  • 2 years clinical experience, ie; hospital, doctor’s office, clinic, etc…
  • 2 years experience in lab collection, EKGs, and other office tests

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to perform a wide variety of clinical skills as related to ambulatory patient care.
  • Good communication and customer service skills  
  • Detail oriented and highly organized individual  
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and problem solve 
  • Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills.
  • Customer service experience
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Skilled at dealing with confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment
  • Communicates clearly, respectfully, and thoughtfully

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.