Medical Assistant (Care Coordination Assistant) | Family Medicine Clinic at 32nd & Ellis
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Facility: 32nd & Ellis Clinic
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2601 S Ellis Rd, Sioux Falls, SD 57106, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
The Care Coordination Assistant (CCA) position assists the Patient Centered Medical Home Team in managing and coordinating patient care. Coordinate provider's patient panels by monitoring patient attribution, perform pre-visit planning, schedule office visits, and managing the appropriate chronic disease registries. Promotes quality initiatives and improved patient outcomes. Monitors and tracks patient's referrals for health care services. Participates in the care of patients by collecting subjective and objective data from the patient or caregiver. Communicates collected data to the health care team and follows through on the patient's plan of care under the direction of the provider. Demonstrates computer literacy including using Microsoft Office products and electronic health record (EHR). Participates in care for age related patients in all phases of preventative care and health maintenance. Functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines.
The Care Coordination Assistant (Medical Assistant) works closely with the RN Care Manager and the rest of the clinic team in managing and coordinating patient care. They manage the chronic disease registries, pre-visit planning for the team and proactively reaches out to patients and schedules appointments, based on needs. They work in tandem with the team on quality improvement activities and improving patient outcomes. The Care Coordination Assistant is an integral part of the clinic team.
Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assisting.
One year of clinical experience preferred.
Nationally certified or registered as a Medical Assistant (MA).
Certification (CMA) obtained through a nationally approved certification program for medical assistant, including but not limited to, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), or National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), etc.
Registration (RMA) obtained through the American Medical Technologists (AMT) also acceptable.
Additional state requirements include: South Dakota (SD) registration as a MA through the SD Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners. North Dakota (ND) registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of Nursing. MAs working within Minnesota (MN) and Iowa (IA) do not require state registration.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. Recertification as required.
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