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Medical Assistant

Company: Oak Street Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Role DescriptionMedical Assistants are an important part of our Care Teams. High levels of flexibility, energy, 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 are expected to assist in assessing patients' health conditions, including performing routine diagnostic testing during appointments.Oak Street Health takes a team-based approach to provide 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.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 suppliesEnsure exam rooms are clean, safe, and ready for patient visitsUnder direction of an RN, provider and/or protocol, provide telephonic support to patientsUnder the direction of an RN or Provider, offer MA appropriate "visits" including administering vaccinations, performing procedures including but not limited to: ABI, spirometry, EKGs, etc.Perform waived laboratory testingSchedule diagnostic testingApplies or assists with the application of durable medical equipmentParticipate in care team meetings to discuss patient care and clinic operationsOther duties as assignedThe Medical Assistant will report to the Practice Manager.What we're looking forWe're looking for motivated Registered or Certified Medical Assistants with:No experience requiredCPR Certification requiredNew grads / no experience ( Certification preferred for those with > 1-year 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 "Oaky"What it means to be OAKY:Creating an unmatched patient experienceDriving clinical excellenceTaking ownership and driving for resultsBeing relentlessly determinedRadiating positive energyAssuming good intentionsWhy Oak Street Health?Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers that provides 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 patient's communities, we can keep our patients healthy and then 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 in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. With an ambitious growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating team members who embody Oak Street values and are passionate about the mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be.For more information, visit .Oak Street Health offers our coworkers advantages that can't be found in other clinical workplaces, including:The opportunity to be part of a hyper-growth company focused on changing the future of healthcare.Paid vacation/sick time, retirement options, as well as health, vision, and dental benefitsBrand new, beautiful working environmentSupportive and fun cultureHigh levels of responsibility and rapid advancementOpportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcareOak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to learn more here: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Oak Street Health

Keywords: Oak Street Health, New Orleans , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , New Orleans, Louisiana

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