Medical Coordinator Assistant

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  • 17-00152
  • Full Time/Contract
  • Home Care
  • Westminster, CA
Job Description
CLIENT COMPANY OVERVIEW
Our client is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing targeted, interdisciplinary services for the most vulnerable homeless clients to break or prevent the cycle of homelessness. Our clients Foundation pioneered an innovative and cost-effective solution to advance health and housing stability for the chronically homeless community. To date, our clients housing programs have served 2,316 families and have provided medical and social services to over 20,000 individuals.

POSITION SUMMARY

Medical Coordination Assistant
The Medical Assistant I is responsible for insuring the medical care and daily tasks are addressed for homeless clients discharged from hospitals or other agencies contracted with Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center are being properly completed to the standards of Illumination Foundation Managers /Supervisor/ Directors/ Board of Directors.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate customer needs to management.
  •  Work in alignment with the company's mission and values: integrity, ownership, passion, pride, respect, positive energy and drive toward goal attainment.
  • Attain the goals as set forth by management. Seek and follow management coaching toward increased productivity.
  • Complete morning and afternoon medical checks.
  • Answer phone call.
  • Maintain clean work and living areas.
  • Initial assessment of emergency situations.
  • Completion of initial medical assessment.
  • Ensure client has a successful Hospital discharge.
  • Verify Follow-up appointments and/or schedule appointments.
  • Home health Coordination.
  • Provide client teaching on illnesses, preventative measures, and overall general health with supervision of Medical Coordinator.
  • Maintain client compliance to program rules and regulations.
  • Transport client to and from appointments as needed.
  • Assist with providing food during meal times as needed.
  • Preparation of Client's living arrangement.
  • Advocate for client to ensure best medical care is provided.
  • Maintaining client's file.
  • Client Tracking.
  • Medical Notes.
  • Phone conferences with Health Care Providers.
  • Maintain proper inventory of medical equipment and supplies for site.
  • Attend all IF staff, Recuperative meetings and trainings as requested.
  • Phone conferences with Health Care Providers.
  • Collaborate with service providers to develop appropriate programs for recuperative clients.
  • Ensure recuperative clients participates and engages in IF social activities.
  • Re-assess safety and liability guidelines to ensure that IF is protected during Recuperative program execution

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current and non-restricted Medical Assistant Certificate (or) Emergency
    Medical Tech.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Certificate
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • 1 year relevant experience.
  • Customer and client management.
  • Strong self-management skills
  • Be able to make decisions, meet targets and work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, diagnosis and medication.
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills; ability to build and maintain strong patient relationships.
  • Bilingual preferred.

 
LOCATION/SHIFT REQUIREMENTS
 
Must be available for assignment to any of the following locations:
(Los Angeles/Lincoln Park), (Alhambra), (Santa Fe Springs) and
(Midway City/Westminster)

 
Must be available to work a minimum the following shift:  (11:00 pm –  7:30 am)  1 day of the weekend 

POSITION CLASSIFICATION
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