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Certified Medical Assistant- Care Coordinator

Company: Panoramic Health
Location: Tempe
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPanoramic Health is looking to add a new Certified Medical Assistant Care Coordinator to their thriving practice in the following Metro Areas: Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek (East Valley). This role is Remote, primarily working from home with the expectation to come into office as needed. ** This is not a forward facing patient role. All communication will be done through telecommunication.** Who We are & Why we are DifferentPanoramic Health partners with nephrology practices to implement Value-Based Care (VBC). VBC prioritizes high-touch care coordination for patients with chronic illnesses like chronic kidney disease (CKD). It is an interdisciplinary model where care is developed and perfected with the health of the patient as the primary driver of success. For patients living with CKD, that means slowing the progression of the disease, reducing hospitalizations, and focusing on home dialysis treatment therapies and transplantation if a diagnosis of End Stage Renal Disease occurs. Role SummaryThe Patient Care Coordinator's primary responsibilities center around establishing trusting, supportive, collaborative relationships with patients and their families assisting them with enrollment and education of the Circle of Care plan in order to attempt to slow down the progression of chronic kidney disease and help prevent hospitalizations. CMA Care Coordinators work alongside physicians, advance practice providers, and other nephrology care team members in a collaborative, empathetic fashion to build these patient relationships.  Certified Medical Assistant Care Coordinators drive communication with the entire care team to facilitate and organize appropriate patient education, nutrition, vascular access, and transplant referrals. Our Certified Medical Assistant Care Coordinators are highly valued in our organization, as they are the heart and glue at the core of our success!Responsibilities

  • Patient enrollment into the Circle of Care Program.
  • Patient education the patient regarding the benefits of the program.
  • Develop realistic goals for the patient to succeed in and monitoring them.
  • Create, review, and revise the nephrology patient's plan of care.
  • Documentation of the patient's lab values, vitals, blood results, diet/nutrition, etc.
  • Facilitate customized care plans and guidelines for managing chronic conditions.
  • Oversee patients progress with care plan goals acting as a patient advocate and information resource.
  • Provide patient education on chronic kidney disease (CKD) and other related illnesses.
  • Outline a plan for healthy lifestyle choices and healthy behaviors important for optimal CKD management including, blood pressure and blood sugar control, weight management and appropriate exercise, smoking cessation, medication management, nutrition modifications, and compliance with medical appointments.
  • Apply principles of personalized chronic care management, shared decision making and patient coaching.
  • Daily review of hospital discharges to ensure new and established patients are scheduled for follow-up appointments.   Qualifications
    • Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program
    • At least (2) two years of relevant medical assistant experience in a physician clinic with broad
    • Software- Proficient in Internet Navigation, Microsoft Word, Outlook, EHR/EMR, (AthenaNet preferred)
    • Nephrology clinic or dialysis experience (preferred)
    • Comply with all HIPAA, OSHA, Compliance, and IT standards and policies. Benefits:401K, health + vision + dental, etc. Hybrid work schedule- FT 40 hours per week (M-F)#LI-MR1

Keywords: Panoramic Health, Tempe , Certified Medical Assistant- Care Coordinator, Healthcare , Tempe, Arizona

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