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Medical Assistant - Senior Living (64476)

Curana Health

Curana Health

United States · Dallas County, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Job Details

Dallas, TX - Dallas, TX
Full Time

Description

Curana Health is a provider-led, primary and post acute organization focused on senior living communities and senior living residents. We are committed to redefining and improving how health care is delivered in senior living communities to ensure residents get outstanding care and clinicians are able to practice in a highly fulfilling and rewarding environment.

What we can offer you:

We are passionate about using data and quality metrics to provide high quality care that prioritizes and preserves autonomy for the patients we serve. We are a value-driven organization that offer competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, flexible scheduling, and so much more.

Be a part of something bigger

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a meaningful difference for seniors? Join us and become part of a team of people whose mission is to improve the health, happiness and dignity of senior living residents! We are a compassionate primary and post-acute care organization serving seniors in assisted living, life plan communities, independent living, skilled nursing, and long-term care facilities across the United States.

SUMMARY

The MA is responsible for collecting and organizing clinical and demographic information for the Nurse Practitioner (NP). The MA is responsible for assisting the NP in certain non-clinical day to day job responsibilities associated with the NPs practice to ensure the quality and efficiency of medical care for patients and residents of the NPs practice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Obtain the updated daily skilled census first thing each shift.
  • Assist the NP with identifying medically necessary visits by rounding on each unit and organizing requests by nursing staff.
  • Collect and organize labs, orders that need signatures, dietary recommendations, pharmacy recommendations, nursing concerns, etc. for NP to review
  • Develop and prioritize a daily rounding schedule for the NP based on the above.
  • Obtain and assist in acquiring vital signs, MAR, and orders for every patient to be seen that day.
  • Obtain necessary medical records from hospital systems and the facility EMR to provide to MD/NP.
  • Scribe a portion of the medical record in gEHRiMed as requested by NP. (Do not document the HPI, Physical Exam, Assessment, or Plans outside of the immediate presence of the MD/NP).
  • Triage patient paperwork with the NP to obtain and assist NP with his/her daily schedule.
  • Maintain calendar for NP for follow-up visits.
  • Coordinate and write down follow-up (re-evaluation) schedule for NP for the next day.
  • Obtain chief complaints and vital signs for NP prior to NP visit of resident.
  • Complete demographic information and chronic conditions on chart, as requested by NP.
  • Answer intercom calls for NP as requested by NP while in building and communicate with NP.
  • File and maintain necessary documents for NP.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Basic medical terminology knowledge required
  • Proficient in navigating Electronic Health Records, typing, and general comfort with technology
  • Experience in a medical office, both front office and back office, preferred but not required
  • Good organizational skills required
  • Ability to assess basic vital signs required
  • Transportation to/from job sites required

EDUCATION

High School Diploma or equivalent.

CERTIFICATION

Registered or Certified Medical Assistant preferred.

Curana Health is dedicated to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. We affirm, in policy and practice, our commitment to diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable or state law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

The EEO policy applies to all personnel matters as outlined in our company policy including recruitment, hiring, transfers, and general treatment during employment.