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Medical Assistant

Company: Oak Street Health
Location: Erie
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Company: Oak Street HealthTitle: Medical AssistantLocation: VariousOak Street Health is a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare in medically underserved communities. By providing holistic, comprehensive and integrated care right in our patientsa communities, we can help keep them healthy and reinvest cost savings in further care for those same communities and others. Since 2013, Oak Street Health has brought its singular approach to tens of thousands of people across the nation. With an ambitious growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating team members who embody Oak Street values and are passionate about our mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be.For more information, visit Description:Oak Street Health takes a team-based approach to providing outstanding patient care. Care teams are responsible for delivering excellent, high-touch, primary care, and coordinating the care of our patients throughout the healthcare delivery system.Medical Assistants are an important part of our Care Teams. High levels of flexibility, commitment, attention to detail, and problem-solving are required to be successful. You will be expected to build relationships with Oak Street Health members. Medical Assistants will work closely and collaboratively with their teammates to greet and room Oak Street Health patients. Medical Assistants will be expected to assist in assessing patientsa health conditions, including performing routine diagnostic testing during appointments.Core Responsibilities:Ensures efficient patient flow by rooming patients in a timely manner and assisting the provider with staying timely on their scheduleDelivers an exceptional patient experience, and helps patients prepare for their provider visitObtains vital signs, chief complaints and reviews medicationsDelivers patient screenings per protocolsOrders supplies and stocks exam roomsConducts routine quality control checks, including infection control measures, equipment QAs, and checks for expired medication and suppliesEnsures exam rooms are clean, safe, and ready for patient visitsUnder direction of an RN, Provider and/or protocol, provides telephonic support to patientsUnder direction of an RN or Provider, offer MA appropriate avisitsa, including administering vaccinations, performing procedures including but not limited to: ABI, spirometry, EKGs, etc.Performs waived laboratory testingSchedules diagnostic testingApplies or assists with the application of durable medical equipmentParticipates in care team meetings to discuss patient care and clinic operationsOther duties as assignedWhat are we looking for?Weare looking for motivated Registered or Certified Medical Assistants with:No Medical Assistant experience requiredCPR Certification requiredIf Certification preferred for those with > 1 year Medical Assistant experienceEMR experience and proficiency required2+ years of experience working with geriatric patients is preferredPhlebotomy Technician Certification preferredStrong communication skills and customer service orientationDemonstrates problem-solving skills, accountability, and a flexible, positive attitudeFluency in Spanish, Polish, Russian, or other languages spoken by people in the communities we serve (where necessary and indicated in Job title)US work authorizationSomeone who embodies being aOakyaWhat does being aOakya look like?Radiating positive energyAssuming good intentionsCreating an unmatched patient experienceDriving clinical excellenceTaking ownership and delivering resultsBeing scrappyWhy Oak Street?Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:Collaborative and energetic cultureFast-paced and innovative environmentCompetitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefitsOak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to Jobble

Keywords: Oak Street Health, Erie , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Erie, Pennsylvania

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