Company: Oak Street Health
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Company: Oak Street Health
Title: Medical Assistant
Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing, innovative company of
community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health
and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and
provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare in
medically underserved communities. By providing holistic,
comprehensive and integrated care right in our patients'
communities, we can help keep them healthy and reinvest cost
savings in further care for those same communities and others.
Since 2013, Oak Street Health has brought its singular approach to
tens of thousands of people across the nation. With an ambitious
growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating
team members who embody Oak Street values and are passionate about
our mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be.
For more information, visit www.oakstreethealth.com.
Oak Street Health takes a team-based approach to providing
outstanding patient care. Care teams are responsible for delivering
excellent, high-touch, primary care, and coordinating the care of
our patients throughout the healthcare delivery system.
Medical Assistants are an important part of our Care Teams. High
levels of flexibility, commitment, attention to detail, and
problem-solving are required to be successful. You will be expected
to build relationships with Oak Street Health members. Medical
Assistants will work closely and collaboratively with their
teammates to greet and room Oak Street Health patients. Medical
Assistants will be expected to assist in assessing patients' health
conditions, including performing routine diagnostic testing during
Ensures efficient patient flow by rooming patients in a timely
manner and assisting the provider with staying timely on their
Delivers an exceptional patient experience, and helps patients
prepare for their provider visit
Obtains vital signs, chief complaints and reviews
Delivers patient screenings per protocols
Orders supplies and stocks exam rooms
Conducts routine quality control checks, including infection
control measures, equipment QAs, and checks for expired medication
Ensures exam rooms are clean, safe, and ready for patient
Under direction of an RN, Provider and/or protocol, provides
telephonic support to patients
Under direction of an RN or Provider, offer MA appropriate
"visits", including administering vaccinations, performing
procedures including but not limited to: ABI, spirometry, EKGs,
Performs waived laboratory testing
Schedules diagnostic testing
Applies or assists with the application of durable medical
Participates in care team meetings to discuss patient care and
- Other duties as assigned
What are we looking for?
We're looking for motivated Registered or Certified Medical
No Medical Assistant experience required
CPR Certification required
If < 1 year Medical Assistant experience, certification
required prior to hire
Certification preferred for those with >1 year Medical
EMR experience and proficiency required
2+ years of experience working with geriatric patients is
Phlebotomy Technician Certification preferred
Strong communication skills and customer service orientation
Demonstrates problem-solving skills, accountability, and a
flexible, positive attitude
Fluency in Spanish, Polish, Russian, or other languages spoken
by people in the communities we serve (where necessary and
indicated in Job title)
US work authorization
- Someone who embodies being "Oaky"
What does being "Oaky" look like?
Radiating positive energy
Assuming good intentions
Creating an unmatched patient experience
Driving clinical excellence
Taking ownership and delivering results
- Being scrappy
Why Oak Street?
Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at
the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:
Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace
diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to
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