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Medical Coordination Assistant (Medical Assistant / Emergency Medical Tech)

Company: Illumination Foundation
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Full 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 peoples 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 systemConduct rounds by reminding clients of medication, assisting client with checking BSL, and assisting with minor wound care teaching if necessaryEnsure the success of a client's hospital discharge by confirming hospital instructions and checking medicationPromote health literacy by providing patient education with regards to medical, treatment management, diet, and personal health care proceduresCollaborate with Medical Coordinators and Health Care Providers to ensure best patient outcomeServe 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 certificationExperience 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 planDental and Vision InsuranceLife, AD& D and LTD Insurance funded 100% by Illumination FoundationEmployee Assistance ProgramProfessional Development Reimbursement401K with Company Matching10 days holiday PTO/yearPaid vacation and sick daysPotential eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSFL) for federally qualified loansSign-On Bonusb51hGqiMrO

Keywords: Illumination Foundation, Garden Grove , Medical Coordination Assistant (Medical Assistant / Emergency Medical Tech), Other , Garden Grove, California

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