Medical Assistant (IN)_Health Center

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Planned Parenthood Working at Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawaixe2x80x99i, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky is more than a job. It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work. In healthcare services, this means a commitment to providing the absolute best in patient care and education. Our exceptional health center staff drives our mission forward by upholding our acclaimed customer service & confidentiality standards, and working to create a safe, judgement-free space for anyone seeking Planned Parenthood services. As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion. Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health, and wellbeing of people in our communities, and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression. We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply. About this position: Medical Assistant Under the supervision and direction of the Health Center Manager, provides support to patients and co-workers by performing, with accuracy and timeliness, a variety of clinical and administrative tasks in different areas of the health center. This is a full-time (37.5 hours/week) non-exempt position in our Southside, Indianapolis Health Center. Travel will be required to neighboring health centers as needed. What youxe2x80x99ll be doing: Responds to patient requests and coordinates services. Answers questions, provides patient education and referrals. Provides excellent customer service to patients and co-workers. Ensures exam rooms are prepared. Assists with keeping appointments on time and optimizing the flow. Performs all front and back-office responsibilities as required by the health center. Assists patients by responding to requests and coordinating services from appropriate personnel or departments as needed. Establishes and prepares documents for patient records and patient services; completes patient insurance information and enters visit data into PPGNHAIK systems. Utilizes comprehensive knowledge of birth control methods and reproductive health services to provide patient education. Provides Planned Parenthood Patient Education Sheets, (PES) and Informed Consent Forms, (ICF) Client and offers Planned Parenthood services or community resources for identified patient needs. Provides patients and co-workers with excellent customer service in all interactions and tasks. Utilizes service recovery when appropriate and seeks assistance from co-workers or the health center manager to ensure resolution. Completes all functions of patient check-in including income screening, explanation of funding, and payment options. Explains the different types of coverage or funding available to the patient and refers patients for assistance with health care insurance sign up when appropriate. Optimizes patient satisfaction and efficient use of provider time by providing patient education appropriate to each type of visit; ensures that exam rooms are adequately stocked and prepared prior to visit. Keeps appointments on schedule through ongoing communication with the PCTL, the clinician and the health center manager. Maintains patient accounts by obtaining, recording, and updating personal and financial information. Records and collects patient payments and solicits donations. Follows organizational guidelines to improve collections and minimize uncompensated care. Acts as a resource for other staff members, supports and participates in ongoing learning and development of the staff team in the health center. Maintains safe and clean working environment by adhering to and complying with infection and exposure control procedures; OSHA, WISHA, CLIA, PPFA, and PPGNHAIK policies and procedures. Maintains HIPAA compliance standards regarding patient privacy and confidentiality and follows all other compliance requirements. Maintains health center operations by following policies and procedures; reports needed changes. Performs all back office and front office responsibilities as required by the health center. Participates in health center efforts to achieve established goals for productivity. Responsible for completing training, current certification and competencies as assigned. Maintains job knowledge by attending meetings and trainings as required. Wexe2x80x99ll trust you to: Adhere to the Planned Parenthood code of conduct and all policies, procedures, and protocols. Demonstrate and maintain a high degree of professionalism. Take action to support the affiliatexe2x80x99s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Support and act in accordance with the PPGNHAIK customer service standards. Value continuous learning and seek ongoing training and development. Youxe2x80x99ll need to have: High school diploma or equivalent 1 xe2x80x93 2 yearsxe2x80x99 experience in a medical setting preferred Compensation: PPGNHAIK’s compensation Philosophy is based in equity and transparency. Starting offers are determined by both the candidate’s directly applicable experience and internal equity within the paygrade. The pay range for this position is $18.16 – $27.24 paid hourly. Perks: As part of our total rewards package, we offer meaningful work, promotional opportunities, and competitive compensation. Our attractive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage. For additional information regarding compensation, pay scales, or total rewards, please reach out to . Proof of completed COVID-19 and flu vaccinations is required prior to starting employment with PPGNHAIK. If selected as the final candidate for this role, you will be required to provide proof of receiving both a current flu vaccination and two doses of the COVID vaccine. Please inform your Talent Acquisition Specialist if you will require an exemption/accommodation. Also, you will be required to provide three references (one from a supervisor and two from coworkers/peers). This position is only open to applicants that reside in the states of WA, ID, HI, KY, IN, AK. Next Steps: Please click apply now below to submit an application and resume. Once your information has been reviewed by our recruitment team, we will reach out by telephone and email to schedule an interview for all qualified applicants. Please continue to check your spam folder for all email communications that may come from our organization. Equal Opportunity Employment PPGNHAIK is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds and to support their retention and advancement within the organization. Justice is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs, or any other characteristic. Our commitment to justice and diversity also means providing a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and engaging. Racism deeply impacts the health and wellbeing of our communities, compounding existing disparities and creating intersectional barriers. We strive to name and address these barriers through community engagement and assessment, relevant and effective policy creation, and organizational accountability methods. We support initiatives that address all forms of oppression, however, maintaining an explicit focus on race is essential to advancing equity across our communities. Improving outcomes for people of color will improve outcomes for everyone.

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