Medical Assistant

Oak Street Health Inc. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Role Description

Medical Assistants are an important part of our Care Teams. High levels of flexibility, energy, attention to detail, and problem-solving are required to be successful. You will be expected to build relationships with Oak Street Health members. Medical Assistants will work closely and collaboratively with their teammates to greet and room Oak Street Health patients. Medical Assistants are expected to assist in assessing patients' health conditions, including performing routine diagnostic testing during appointments.

Oak Street Health takes a team-based approach to provide outstanding patient care. Care teams are responsible for delivering excellent, high-touch, primary care, and coordinating the care of our patients throughout the healthcare delivery system.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures efficient patient flow by rooming patients in a timely manner and assisting the provider with staying timely on their schedule

  • Delivers an exceptional patient experience, and helps patients prepare for their provider visit

  • Obtains vital signs, chief complaints and reviews medications

  • Delivers patient screenings per protocols

  • Orders supplies and stocks exam rooms

  • Conducts routine quality control checks including infection control measures, equipment QAs, and checks for expired medication and supplies

  • Ensure exam rooms are clean, safe, and ready for patient visits

  • Under direction of an RN, provider and/or protocol, provide telephonic support to patients

  • Under the direction of an RN or Provider, offer MA appropriate "visits" including administering vaccinations, performing procedures including but not limited to: ABI, spirometry, EKGs, etc.

  • Perform waived laboratory testing

  • Schedule diagnostic testing

  • Applies or assists with the application of durable medical equipment

  • Participate in care team meetings to discuss patient care and clinic operations

  • Other duties as assigned

The Medical Assistant will report to the Practice Manager.

What we're looking for

We're looking for motivated Registered or Certified Medical Assistants with:

  • No experience required

  • CPR Certification required

  • New grads / no experience (<1 year) - certification required prior to hire

  • Certification preferred for those with > 1-year experience

  • EMR experience and proficiency required

  • 2+ years of experience working with geriatric patients is preferred

  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification preferred

  • Strong communication skills and customer service orientation

  • Demonstrates problem-solving skills, accountability, and a flexible, positive attitude

  • Fluency in Spanish, Polish, Russian, or other languages spoken by people in the communities we serve (where necessary and indicated in Job title)

  • US work authorization

  • Someone who embodies being "Oaky"

What it means to be OAKY:

  • Creating an unmatched patient experience

  • Driving clinical excellence

  • Taking ownership and driving for results

  • Being relentlessly determined

  • Radiating positive energy

  • Assuming good intentions

Why Oak Street Health?

Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers that provides higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs, and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare in medically underserved communities. By providing holistic, comprehensive, and integrated care right in our patient's communities, we can keep our patients healthy and then reinvest cost savings in further care for those same communities and others. Since 2013, Oak Street Health has brought its singular approach to tens of thousands of people in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. With an ambitious growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating team members who embody Oak Street values and are passionate about the mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be.

For more information, visit http://www.oakstreethealth.com.

Oak Street Health offers our coworkers advantages that can't be found in other clinical workplaces, including:

  • The opportunity to be part of a hyper-growth company focused on changing the future of healthcare.

  • Paid vacation/sick time, retirement options, as well as health, vision, and dental benefits

  • Brand new, beautiful working environment

  • Supportive and fun culture

  • High levels of responsibility and rapid advancement

  • Opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare

Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to learn more here: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | Oak Street Health


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Medical Assistant

Oak Street Health Inc.