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Medical Assistant (MESH) 

About the Organization Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is a faith inspired non-profit organization, mission-driven, family-friendly, and passionate about services to our communities. We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, IT, Finance, Marketing, and Nursing. When you join us, you can expect a true focus on work-life balance, rewarding career, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefit programs. Some of our benefits include: generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; Employee Assistance Program, excellent health & pension plans; Public Student Loan Forgiveness program; and wide array of training and staff development opportunities to earn on-site CEUs. Catholic Charities is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for staff as well as for people seeking assistance.

To learn more about the agency, please visit our website at: www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org. For frequently asked questions, please click here: https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/careers/frequently-asked-questions/  
Req Number MED-24-00001  
Location BHS - Riverbank (Burlington, NJ)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Medical / Nursing  
Description

The medical assistant will provide clients with health care navigation in the community within the CCBHC/BHH/Virtual exam room model. The medical assistant will provide structured advocacy, social support, and navigation to high-risk patients in order to help them reach their health goals.

Requirements

  • Greet and room patients at various sites, including virtual exam rooms, and in home/community
  • Obtain and document patient medical history, vital signs, current medications, medication dosage and frequency, patient allergens in EHR
  • Responsible for scheduling and resolving of Dr. Appointments and follow up appointments in coordination with administrative staff
  • Assist with retrieval of collaborative client care documents from community partners/client consents/medication refills
  • Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established parameters
  • Data entry of CCBHC client measures into clinical record
  • Assist with medication prior authorizations
  • Maintain accurate and strict confidentiality of patient information in electronic and/or manual systems as established by the appropriate protocols, regulations, and policies.
  • Contacts and/or meets with eligible patients to enroll them in the program
  • Clearly explains eligibility, benefits of the program, and enrollment process to patient
  • Performs, when possible, appropriate Social Determinants of Health Screening
  • Documents all interactions with patients and potential patients in electronic system(s), as directed
  • Analyzes health system data to identify patients who are at eligible for the program
  • Acts as a Liaison between staff, to facilitate care management activities
  • Assists Community Health Workers and their clients with accessing services appropriate to address the needs of enrolled patients
  • Accesses and runs reports to facilitate data collection for program operations and evaluation
  • Performs Administrative activities, including assistance with CHW recruitment, hiring and training
  • Prepares reports and documents as needed or requested
  • Attends regular team meetings, both internal and external
  • Maintains privacy of Protected Health Information as required by law and CC policy
  • Performs other duties as reasonably assigned by Nurse Executive

 

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good knowledge of the resources of the Trenton community
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate, verbally an in writing, and interact effectively with individuals from diverse groups regardless of race, sex, age, and/or sexual orientation and members of under-resourced communities.
  • Must enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Ability to carry out written and oral instructions
  • Comfortable with computer data entry
  • Data collection/management/analysis
  • Excellent computer skills

Required:

  • NJ Medical Assistant Graduate/certificate eligible
  • CPR Certification
  • Bilingual Spanish –Preferred
  • Driver’s abstract must be in good standing.

 

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Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Weekly Work Hours 40  
Proposed Salary $20/hr $41,600/year  
Schedule Mon-Fri 8:00 am-4:30 pm 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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