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Medical Coordination Assistant (Medical Assistant / Emergency Medical Tech)
- Fullerton, California
- $20.50 to $23.50 Per Hour
- Job Type
- 8 Sep 2022
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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 people's lives. This position is eligible for a $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS!
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.
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)
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
- Job Reference: 706763891-2
- Date Posted: 8 September 2022
- Recruiter: Illumination Foundation
- Location: Fullerton, California
- Salary: $20.50 to $23.50 Per Hour
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent