Medical Assistant Needed (Jacksonville)

Strive Health

Jacksonville, FL, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Post Date: 04/28/2021
  • 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

Strive Health is built for purpose- to transform a broken kidney care system. We are fundamentally changing the lives of kidney disease patients through early identification and engagement, comprehensive coordinated care, and home-first dialysis. Strive’s model is driven by a high-touch care team that integrates with local providers and spans the entire care journey from CKD through ESRD, leveraging comparative and predictive data and analytics to identify patients at risk. Strive Health’s interventions significantly reduce the rate of emergent dialysis crash, cut inpatient utilization, and significantly improve patient outcomes and experience. Come join our journey as we create THE destination for top talent in the Healthcare community and set a new standard for how care kidney should be done.

 

Medical Assistant

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 including answering telephone calls; retrieving medical records from doctor’s offices; updating patient charts.
  • 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 each patient exam and at the beginning and end of each work day.
  • 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

Strive Health offers competitive compensation and benefits. An annual performance bonus, determined by company and individual performance, is available for many roles and aligned to Strive Health guidelines.

 Strive Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please apply even if you feel you do not meet all qualifications. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to [email protected]

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