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Job Summary

Company
Anthem
Location
Groton, CT
Industries
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code
4298_139307

Medical Assistant (Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred) Hartford, CT #139307

About the Job

Description
Your Talent. Our Vision. At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies specializing in providing senior Americans a complete and pro-active health care experience, it's a powerful combination. It's the foundation upon which we're creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.


Medical Assistant (CareMore's Clinical Partner) - CareMore@Home (Connecticut)

What is CareMore?

CareMore is entering a new growth phase, as a proven care delivery model for the highest-risk. We are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming American healthcare delivery. We build and lead health plans and clinical teams to care for the most complex patients, serving over 100,000 patients in seven states across Medicare, Medicaid, and soon, commercial populations. We strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experience. As an Anthem subsidiary, we benefit from the scale and resources one of America's largest managed healthcare organizations.

The Front & Back Office Medical Assistant (CareMore's Clinical Partner), CareMore@Home (Conecticut) is responsible for assisting clinicians in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the clinician. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Provides front and/or back office support, as well as in home support to provide a friendly, service-oriented manner in compliance with CareMore Care Center (CCC) or Anthem protocols and workflows. Oversees patient check in by ensuring medical records/charts have been pulled and are prepared for patients' visits, patient data is current and accurate, appropriate paperwork is in order, and charts are reviewed/prepared. . Required to maintain accurate and complete documentation in patients' electronic medical record. Interviews patient, measures vital signs and records reason for visit. Under the supervision of the clinician, MA will be knowledgeable in, and will competently perform diagnostic testing, for example, spirometry, Arterial Brachial Index, Monofilament, orthostatic blood pressure. Explains procedures, performs treatments, and administers prescribed medication. Needs to be able to perform blood draws. Oversees patient check out by scheduling follow up appointments, assuring paperwork is complete. Complete orders as directed by clinicians. Completes and submits referrals and authorizations. Assists patients with the scheduling of both internal and external future medical appointments. Schedules and confirms patients' appointments. Will be required to travel based on business needs. Requires a high school diploma. Prior related experience of one or more years is required ; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background of experience. Medical Assistant diploma (completion certification) from an accredited school of training required. Bi-lingual may be required. The MA functions within the scope of his/her education and training.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • 2 or more years recent experience as a medical assistant.
  • Must have certification of completion from an accredited school of training for medical assistants.
  • Minimum one year work experience as a Medical Assistant or completion of an externship at a CareMore medical office and at least six months experience working in a medical office as a receptionist, or equivalent education.
  • Proficient in use of EMR and other technology use
  • Must be flexible with local traveling within the assigned county for daily home visits and covering assignments for teammates in case of emergency.
  • Ability to follow instructions verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to assist in lifting patients.
  • EXCELLENT DRIVING REQUIRED to drive company (if needed)
  • Good transportation needed to drive to patients homes, when company vehicle not available (reimbursed for mileage).

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2016 Diversity,Inc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.
 

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