Ambulatory Care Coordinator Medical Assistant (Newtown Square, PA) Mlhc

Main Line Health, Inc. Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

Position: Ambulatory Care Coordinator, Medical Assistant

Entity: Main Line HealthCare

Location: Newtown Square, PA with Travel

Shift: Full Time, 40 hours/week M F Day Shift

Weekend Requirements:
As needed by Department

Main Line Health, with over 11,000 employees and 2000 physician practices, is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource, offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services. We are composed of five hospitals, a medical research institute, physician practices and other specialized facilities and services. Main Line Health is committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research. Main Line Health has achieved numerous honors and awards and has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey, Truven Analytics, The Joint Commission and other health care ratings organizations for its high quality patient care. We have received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care. At Main Line Health, we have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm

Why Work for Main Line Health?

We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrates our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are. Main Line Health has consistently been ranked among the best places to work by Best Places to Work in PA and the Philadelphia Business Journal. We also rank among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in health care. Our physicians and employees speak highly of the work environment at Main Line Health

Turn your job into a career by joining Main Line Health!

We have a new position for a Ambulatory Care Coordinator, Medical Assistant with Main Line HealthCare's Ambulatory Care Management and Coordination Services.

This position is based out of the Corporate office in Newtown Square, PA with travel to Practice locations required as needed

The Medical Assistant will be working Full Time, 40 hour/week position Monday-Friday, Primarily day shift with occasional early evening hours to meet patient needs. No holiday requirements

The Ambulatory Care Coordinator, Medical Assistant works under the supervision of the Director, Ambulatory Care Management and Coordination Services and in collaboration with other members of the health care team. This position will have a primary focus of either Care Gap Team member or Health Coach. The role assists the health care team (providers and clinical support staff) with access to care coordination activities including protocol-driven disease management services and education for Main Line HealthCare patients.

Collaborates with patients, families, primary and specialty care providers in multiple practice sites to facilitate clinical guideline adherence and coordinate services specifically related to the patient's health care needs. Follows a plan of care for assessed patient needs, education pathways, clinical guidelines and diagnostic tests to assist the patient and primary care team with individualized plans of care. Maintains documentation and collaborates with the health care team to adjust interventions to maximize clinical, quality, and fiscal outcomes. Participates in reengineering activities and quality improvement projects as required.

Responsibilities for both Care Gap Team Member and Health Coach include but are not limited to:

  • Participates in the design of interventions to support health management programs. Coordinates with the provider, patient and other health care team members to implement patient specific strategies to enhance chronic care and preventive care management. (

  • Assists with age appropriate learning principles and supports the health care team with education/clinical guidelines

  • Utilizes established education and clinical pathways to support comprehensive and consistent disease management education in longitudinal chronic care.

  • Collaborates with primary care and specialty providers as well as the health care team to enhance clinical guideline adherence and promote best practice by initiating pre-visit planning and preventive and specialty care education and scheduling services when appropriate

  • Assists with coordinating laboratory and diagnostic tests for all disease management programs as defined by disease management program pathways

  • Collects and validates data and documents as required for all programs. Works with the Population Health Team to evaluate outcomes for these programs according to Best Practice standards.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality and protects Protected Health Information (PHI) with all activities in Ambulatory Care Management and Coordination programs

  • Utilizes Care Gap outcomes to promote benefits and availability of disease/case management services with providers and other health care providers

  • Assists with reactive outreach and conducts follow-up interactions to high-risk populations

  • Assists with administrative auditing of patient encounters in support of payer programs

  • Identifies problems, proposes process improvement strategies and assists the Ambulatory Care Management programs in reengineering activities. This includes identification and development of key clinical initiatives to improve quality and workflow to enhance clinic efficiency and patient engagement

  • Attends and participates in professional development opportunities as needed to support the work Ambulatory Care Management programs

  • Incorporates excellent listening, verbal, written, and problem solving skills into patient interactions.

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned by emergency or other operational reasons for which the employees is qualified to perform

  • Able to thrive in an environment of change and uncertainty as program is under rapid growth

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program

Licensures & Certifications:

  • Current Medical Assistant certification preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of clinical experience required, preferably in an ambulatory setting

We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program.

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no agency calls.

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