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Medical Coordination Assistant (Medical Assistant

Company: Illumination Foundation
Location: Whittier
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFull Job Description"Every person deserves compassion, dignity, and the safety of a place to call home."Homelessness is the largest social and public health crisis in California. Illumination Foundation (IF) is a growing non-profit organization dedicated towards disrupting the cycle of homelessness by providing targeted, interdisciplinary services in our recuperative care centers, emergency shelters, housing services and childrens' and family programs. IF currently has 13+ facilities with 22+ micro-communities scattered across Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire.Illumination Foundation is looking for individuals to join our team and make a real difference in people's lives. This position is eligible for a $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS!Job Description:The Medical Coordination Assistant (MA or EMT) will be responsible for ensuring the optimal facilitation of medical care for the homeless clients that are discharged from hospitals or other agencies contracted with Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Centers. Responsibilities:

  • Complete initial medical assessments of client upon arrival which includes: head to toe assessment, checking vitals, patient education, determine insurance status, make medical follow-up appointments with clients' doctors.
  • Input and update client's information and medical notes in KIPU EMR system
  • Conduct rounds by reminding clients of medication, assisting client with checking BSL, and assisting with minor wound care teaching if necessary
  • Ensure the success of a client's hospital discharge by confirming hospital instructions and checking medication
  • Promote health literacy by providing patient education with regards to medical, treatment management, diet, and personal health care procedures
  • Collaborate with Medical Coordinators and Health Care Providers to ensure best patient outcome
  • Serve as an advocate for client to ensure best medical care is provided by linking clients to medical resources and MediCare or Medi-Cal as needed.Minimum Qualifications/Preferred Experience:
    • Current and non-restricted MA or EMT certification
    • Experience working with the homeless or geriatric population (preferred)Benefits:
      • Medical Insurance funded up to 91% by Illumination Foundation (Kaiser and Blue Shield), depending on the plan
      • Dental and Vision Insurance
      • Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance funded 100% by Illumination Foundation
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Professional Development Reimbursement
      • 401K with Company Matching
      • 10 days holiday PTO/year
      • Paid vacation and sick days
      • Potential eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSFL) for federally qualified loans
      • Sign-On BonusPowered by JazzHRnrhxrkP8Hi

Keywords: Illumination Foundation, Whittier , Medical Coordination Assistant (Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Whittier, California

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