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Patient Care Coordinator/Medical Assistant - Gastroenterology, Samaritan Clinic

Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

If you're ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered. Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)Patient Care Coordinator II - Gastroenterology, 2585 Samaritan Clinic - 1.0 Days (08-HR)Stanford Medicine - Health Care South Bay: NEW CLINIC Opening in May 2023!Location: 2585 Samaritan Drive / San Jose, California 95124Our Stanford Medicine - Health Care multispecialty facilities offer the community primary and specialty care in a compassionate and welcoming environment. We bring together the local attention from a community doctor with the specialized expertise of an academic medical center, close to patients' homes. The 46,000 square foot facility will have 4 floors of clinical and support space, including the following service lines:---Urology---Pain-Pre-Anesthesia---Cardiology---Gastroenterology / Gastrointestinal (GI)---Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) / Audiology---Pharmacy---Clinical Lab****Please Note: FLOATING to other clinics****The roles in the 2585 Samaritan Clinic are classified as multispecialty roles. Staff will be cross-trained in more than one specialty. As a result, you may be scheduled to work at other clinics within 2585 Samaritan.Why Stanford Medicine?Join one of the Top 10 Hospitals in the Nation! Stanford Health Care is part of the adult health care delivery system of Stanford Medicine. Combining clinical care, research, and education to advance the understanding and practice of medicine, we provide compassionate, coordinated care personalized for the unique needs of every patient. We are proud to provide patients with the very best in diagnosis and treatment. And we are pioneering leading-edge therapies that will change the way health care is delivered tomorrow. Stanford Medicine is an ecosystem comprising the School of Medicine and the pediatric and adult health care delivery systems. Together, we harness the full potential of biomedicine through collaborative research, education, and clinical care for patients of all ages. Precision Health is at the core of what we do, preventing disease before it strikes and treating it decisively when it does. Together, uniting our diverse perspectives and collective expertise for the greater good, we are Stanford Medicine.BenefitsOur core benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, an employee assistance program, savings and spending accounts, disability, life and accident insurance, and COBRA. For medical insurance, you have the choice of three generous health plans through Stanford Health Care Alliance, Aetna, or Kaiser Permanente. Each plan includes 100% coverage for preventive care, telemedicine through Teledoc, prescription drug coverage, and behavioral health coverage. Additional incentives exist for healthy choices. And so much more - Generous Leave & Time Off, Wellness Program, Special Programs, Educational Assistance, and Adoption Assistance!This is a Stanford Health Care job.A Brief OverviewThe Patient Care Coordinator functions as a member of the patient care team. The position performs clinical tasks and procedures to support the delivery of care and to promote efficient use of the physician's time as well as performs all clerical duties required to complete patient Check-in/Check-out. The Patient Care Coordinator is responsible for assisting patients obtain services in a timely manner and assuring efficient utilization of the physician's appointment schedule and in the coordination of patient care.This position administers and coordinates referrals and service authorization process, rooming duties and performs other clinic front desk activities.LocationsStanford Health CareWhat you will doPatient CarePrepares the necessary information (i.e. lab and procedural results), equipment and supplies for exam.Assists physicians with procedure set-ups, patient procedures and examinations.Performs patient care, including vital signs, weights, rooming, assisting with procedures, medication administration (vaccinations) and injections and other necessary tests.Administers medication following approved procedures and only after checking medication and dose with a licensed person.Processes requests for prescription refills according to established practice.As required, performs waived testing (urine dipstick, urine pregnancy test, blood glucose testing), perform EKGs, administer immunizations.Collects and sends specimens to appropriate labs for testing per protocol.Assists the physician with maintaining preventive health measures for a panel of patients.Promptly and accurately reports and refers patient's concerns and symptoms, reactions, changes (appropriate to age) to licensed clinic personnel.SchedulingSchedules and edits and maintains patient physician appointments for new and returning patients, using the scheduling system.Schedule radiology appointments.Customer ServiceMaintains clean and orderly exam rooms, hallways and work areas.Effectively responds to inquiries from patients, their relatives and/or referring physicians on services and provides accurate information in a timely fashion.Provides information, referrals and customer serviceActs as a patient advocate, coordinator and liaison for Stanford Health Care in dealing with the community.Acts as non-clinical liaison/concierge/navigator for the referred patients in any way the patient needs before, during or after an encounter with a Stanford medical facility.Clerical DutiesInforms patient's authorization and collects payment for new and returning patients, using the scheduling system.Collects patient demographic and insurance data and enters into systems as well as assigns medical record numbersAssures appropriate verifications and authorizations are complete before patient sees providerAssists with all messaging from the patient to the physician in a timely manner.Other:Coordinates with SHC Special Patient ServicesEducation QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED equivalent RequiredMedical Assistant Certificate/Diploma from an approved school /institution or equivalent documented training. RequiredExperience Qualifications1 - 5 years of directly related experience RequiredLicenses and CertificationsBLS - Basic Life Support requiredCMA - Certified Or Registered Medical Assistant preferredThese principles apply to ALL employees:SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family ExperienceStanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective: Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective careShow Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better healthCoordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordinationEqual Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.Base Pay Scale: Generally starting at $30.91 - $34.80 per hourThe salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.

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