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Medical Assistant

Company: TPIRC
Location: Vista
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: TPIRC is a non-profit clinical care and research center that focuses on the development of cutting-edge, individualized treatment protocols for rare and orphan diseases utilizing comprehensive diagnostic tools and patient-driven research. Our mission is two-fold – to advance treatment discovery at a pace which helps our patients today, while building a scalable model of success to accelerate the rate of research discovery for all diseases. We are looking for a Medical Assistant that has advanced multi-tasking and organization skills, provides excellent customer service, and will enjoy working in a pediatric clinic. Must be able to work in a fast paced, dynamic work environment. Primary responsibilities:

  • Ability to understand and assist two or more providers with clinical care
  • Coordinate consult/referral, hospital/ER, community resource follow-up/tracking process for the practice
  • Serves as an advocate for patient and utilizes appropriate resources
  • Works collaboratively with provider(s) and other staff to ensure the delivery of quality care to patients to ensure best patient outcome
  • Pre-visit planning workflow to ensure care completion prior to visit whenever possible
  • After visit summary review with patients whenever appropriate
  • Involving the patients in activities to improve their health (patient engagement);
  • Educating the patient about self-management tasks they can undertake to gain greater control of their health status;
  • Manage many aspects of the patient's care: referrals to specialists, hospitalizations, ER visits, ancillary testing, specialty medications and other outside services;
  • Responsible for being available to provide telephone advice per protocol, handle urgent calls and emergent calls
  • Assess barriers when patient has not met treatments goals, is not following treatment plan of care, or has not kept important appointments;
  • Serve as a liaison for out of state patients Qualifications:
    • Certified Medical Assistant in the State of California required
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • 1-2 years Medical Assistant experience required
    • Experience in Allergy/Immunology and Pediatrics preferred
    • Applicable procedure training (PFT, ENO, etc.)
    • MS Office Suite preferred
    • EMR experience preferred
    • Customer service expereience required
    • Team mentality and positive working attitude
    • Strong verbal/written communication skills Why work for SCFAI? The Southern California Food Allergy Institute offers a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced, innovative organization that is passionate about thinking differently to solve problems. Our work is truly life-changing for our patients and their families, and each member of our team can easily experience how their role supports our mission. SCFAI provides a challenging yet extremely rewarding environment where employees' talents are leveraged and ideas are encouraged. SCFAI offers its team a comprehensive employee experience that includes: competitive pay, 401(k) with employer match, medical/dental/vision insurance, generous paid time off, company-paid holidays, company-sponsored employee events, and focused attention on individual training and career development. TPIRC/Southern California Food Allergy Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. TPIRC/Southern California Food Allergy Institute is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified applicants, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. TPIRC/Southern California Food Allergy Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Please note that TPIRC has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees. We believe this approach to be most effective in ensuring the continued safety of our team and our patients, and congruent with the local and national guidance provided to workers within the healthcare industry.Should you choose to join the organization, you will be required to submit appropriate documentation within the first 45 days of employment. TPIRC will make reasonable accommodations due to disability or religious reasons, as required by law. Temporary deferrals may also be requested (i.e. pregnancy or recent COVID-19 illness).

Keywords: TPIRC, Vista , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Vista, California

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