AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Patient Care Specialist 2 (Medical Assistant)

Job Locations US-GA-Newnan
Req No
2021-12589
# of Openings
1
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
3 weeks ago(2/11/2021 10:31 AM)
Category
AID Atlanta

Overview

Join the Team – Make A Difference! Work at AID Atlanta, an affiliate of AHF.

 

AID Atlanta, Inc. has been saving and transforming lives since its inception in 1982. The agency is the Southeast’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization.

Today, AID Atlanta offers a broad range of services and has grown to be the most comprehensive AIDS service organization in the Southeast.  AID Atlanta currently offers HIV/AIDS prevention and care services, including (but not limited to) Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening, PrEP, Community HIV Prevention Programs, Linkage Services, Case Management, and a state-wide Information Hotline.

The mission of AID Atlanta is to reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life of its clients by breaking barriers and building community.

AID Atlanta’s core values:

  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Service
  • Integrity

If you would like to be a part of fostering empowerment in someone’s life, AID Atlanta is the place for you.

Responsibilities

A PCS2 contributes to AHF's mission by presenting a friendly, helpful face to patients, people seeking testing or pharmacy patrons. Within their duties of greeting patients in a courteous and sensitive manner, scheduling appointments and assisting with the needs of our clients, this position has the opportunity to give standout service that enhances the reputation of AHF, encourages clients to continue to seek medical treatment from an AHF Healthcare Center and recommend our services to others. The PCS role includes offering patient intake interviews, financial screenings and registering for Ryan White and AIDs Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) services. Ensuring that appropriate documentation for patient eligibility is filed and entered into our computer database. This position requires a Medical Assistant certification, national certification is preferred, but not required.


Within their duties of accurately collecting new patient medical history, determining what tests/screenings are due during medical visits, taking patient vitals and documenting all patient health-related complaints, this position has the opportunity to provide excellent patient centered care.


By communicating with patients between provider visits for condition updates, and follow through on test/procedures ordered by providers, the PCS2 can help ensure the patient is receiving the highest quality of care.


The PCS2 manages the referral process by processing specialty referrals in the most timely and accurate manner to optimize care and to address clinical needs; providing all pertinent information to patients for timely appointment scheduling; assisting with appointment scheduling as patients require; and obtaining specialist consults and scanning into the patent’s EMR to provide the most complete picture of a patient’s clinical condition. The PCS2 will track and monitor the status and progress of the referral being completed. They will notify a provider of a patient’s lapse in completing the referral and will remain in contact with the patient to improve adherence.


The PCS2 adds consistent value to the Healthcare Center Team especially in high-stress environments that demand immediate attention, by being flexible and professional at all times.

 

We at AID Atlanta believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma/GED and graduation from an accredited medical assistant training program
  • 3 to 6 months experience in a clinical health care setting
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred
  • Bi-Lingual (Spanish & English) preferred
  • Proficient in the use of Electronic Medical Records, preferably CPS
  • Experience in the field of HIV care is preferred, but not required
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Applications, including Excel and Word;
  • Proficiency with Internet

COMPETENCIES

  • Embraces and displays the agency’s core values of compassion, leadership, equality and empowerment
  • Culturally competent and able to work effectively with diverse population
  • Able to effectively resolve conflict and cope with crisis situations                
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to talk with patients and other medical personnel to convey information effectively

We at AID Atlanta and AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability.  The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

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