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Medical Assistants and Patient Care Coordinators – NKDHC Las Vegas Area Offices

Job Title

Medical Assistants and Patient Care Coordinators – NKDHC Las Vegas Area Offices

Job ID

9203

Location

Las Vegas Nevada 89169

Medical Assistants and Patient Care Coordinators – Las Vegas and Henderson Offices – NKDHC
Nevada Kidney Disease and Hypertension Center (NKDHC) is the largest provider of dialysis products and services. With over 1,800 kidney dialysis clinics, we provide superior care to individuals with renal (kidney) disease. We are considered experts in the treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), Acute Renal Failure (ARF), Kidney Transplantation, and creating and maintaining accesses for dialysis therapies. Our company is a professional medical association consisting of physicians and other vital support staff. We are expanding and currently seeking Medical Assistants and Patient Care Coordinators to join our teams.
As the Medical Assistant or Patient Care Coordinator, you will be responsible for performing general medical assistant or Patient Care Coordinator functions in support of the care and treatment of patients while helping all office personnel as needed.

To be successful, you should have:

  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant or a diploma or certificate showing completion of a course of study from an institution that prepares Medical Assistants for their work and equivalent experience
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills for interfacing with patients, staff, and outside vendors
  • At least 2 years of front and back-office experience
  • Ability to support a pleasant, positive, and cooperative teamwork environment, as well as support our Company”s Corporate Mission, Core Values, and Vision required
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus but not a requirement
  • Previous experience in Internal Medicine is also a plus
Your responsibilities as the Medical Assistant or Patient Care Coordinator will include:
  • Perform patient care activities, such as back-office check-in, check-out, prescription refills, anemia management, procedure schedules and patient education.
  • Schedule 24-hour blood pressure monitoring.
  • Interview patients, measure vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, height, and medication list, record information in patients” charts
  • Draw the patient”s blood.
  • Notify the physician of changes in the patient”s clinical status and/or abnormal test results.
  • Process medical record requests from patients, referring physician offices, and attorneys.
  • Complete clerical tasks including but not limited to distributing mail and reports, filing, scanning, scheduling, data input, answering phones, and general support to all office personnel.
  • Facilitate the annual purging process of patient charts.
  • Monitor the dictation process by maintaining accurate dictation logs, ensuring physician review and signature, mailing report, and scanning dictation into patient files.
  • Mail recall and no-show letters to patients; follow up with patients and/or primary care physician as needed.

Best-in-Class Benefits:

We value our employees” time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.