Medical Assistant- Primary Care Riverside

Job Requisition #: JR58283

End Date: 9/2/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing)

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Christiana Care, Primary Care Riverside Practice is looking for an Outpatient Medical Assistant.

ChristianaCare is looking for a medical assistant that has a passion to care for highly complex patients with underlying behavioral health conditions, and a medical assistant to work both in the office and in the community setting. In the community, the MA will assist with setting up telehealth visits and assist providers in completing healthcare visits from the patient's home.

Our intensive program is designed for the individual who struggles with a behavioral health condition and in addition, may have suboptimal physical and social health.  In a welcoming environment, the program offers multidisciplinary treatment, including psychiatric and behavior therapy care, chronic condition and general health treatment, and comprehensive social health evaluation and intervention. Our specialists work together to quickly stabilize patients' health and then put long-term support in place with other providers and programs. The intention is to provide flexible, responsive care in a respectful, caring and supportive setting.

This role would be serving across three of our locations including, Wilmington Hospital-Gateway, Riverside Primary Care, and the Hope Center, in addition to being out in the community.

To learn more about our program, see link at: https://christianacare.org/services/behavioralhealth/center-for-hope-and-healing/

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

This position is responsible for assisting physicians in the examination and treatment of patients. To deliver quality patient care and to perform other clinical and clerical duties within the practice

Work Schedule:

  • The hours for the position are Monday- Friday 8:30-5 PM.
  • No weekends or holidays.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Rooms patients to include taking and recording patient vitals.
  • Performs point of care testing, injections, medication administration and EKGs as per practice needs.
  • Assist clinician with examinations/procedures
  • Prepares exam/treatment rooms with necessary supplies and equipment
  • Completes necessary patient-specific paperwork as per practice needs
  • Ensures EMR is up-to-date with all pertinent test results in preparation for next visit
  • Handles patient call backs relaying information per the direction of provider
  • As per state guidelines, performs sterilization of medical equipment per practice needs
  • Handles prior authorizations, referrals, and medical refills based on practice needs
  • Schedules tests, procedures and surgeries as per practice needs.
  • Performs quality control on all POCT (point of care testing) equipment.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • A graduate of a recognized Medical Office Assistant Program or
  • Hold current Medical Assistant Certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • 2 years' experience as a Medical Assistant, is preferred

Qualification Requirements:

  • Excellent time management skills, ability to multi-task, and prioritize work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to build and foster professional relationships in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and patient management software.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) is preferred but not required.
  • A resume is required to be submitted in order to be considered for this position.

Are you passionate about serving our patients with Love and Excellence? If so, consider applying for this position and upload your updated resume at the time of application!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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