School Based Health Clinic Coordinator (Medical Assistant)

School Based Health Clinic Coordinator (Medical Assistant)

05 May 2019

School Based Health Clinic Coordinator (Medical Assistant)

Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life, in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening. At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services, and nutrition and weight management information.Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization in HIV education, testing, and treatment. Since then, the agency has expanded to 10 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health. We also service students within KIPP and YES Prep schools. Legacy is committed to driving healthy change in our communities.Job Description School Based Health Clinic Coordinator is a multifaceted clinic based role which includes a multitude of job duties, and an opportunity for a traditional Medical Assistant to expand their skillset within a school based environment. S/he will facilitate patient registration activities while working alongside the medical providers. An ideal candidate is flexible, enthusiastic, and highly motivated. Some school based experience is preferred but will consider recent graduates with a desire to work in a school environment.Essential Functions

Responsible for maintaining and/or creating patient accounts/records within medical software program. Assesses accuracy of demographic and policy information within patient accounts. Photocopies patients' identification and/or insurance cards as appropriate.

Reviews provider schedules, screens patient financial/demographic information for accuracy, and updates patient records as needed.

Reviews patient insurance policy information.

Ensure that client’s do not have another payer source such as Medicaid, Medicare, ADAP, and any other third party insurance.

Refers patients to eligibility coordinators in Legacy Clinics within close proximity to the school based clinic location.

Will directly assist the school-based clinic nurse practitioner in performing clinic operational tasks including registration of patients, triage and vital signs, assisting with telephone management, patient education and assistance, and other clinic tasks according to procedures, policy, and protocols.

Complete other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

High School Diploma or GED, some medical knowledge.

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Completion of Medical Assisting program at an accredited school. Certification preferred.

Benefits

9 Holiday + 1 Floating Holiday

PTO

403b Retirement Plan

Medical / Vision / Dental (if eligible)

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