Medical Office Assistant
Drayton Valley Primary Care Network - Drayton Valley, AB

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Title: Proactive Office Encounter Technician (P.O.E.T)
Posting Close Date: 2014-08-26
FTE: 0.6 - 0.8
Date Available: 2014-09-04
Hours Per Shift: 7.75
Shift: Days with some evenings (flexible)
Days Off: Friday/Saturday/Sunday
Rates of Pay: Competitive wages with compensation in lieu of benefits

Proactive Office Encounter Technicians (POET) is an integral member of the Primary Care Network’s office-based interdisciplinary care team. The role of the POET is to help increase preventive screenings and improve treatment adherence in primary care; use EMR prompts and other checklist tools to support the Physicians in identifying and targeting patients at risk for and/or diagnosed with chronic medical conditions and other pre-specified DRGs; and encourage patients to become active participants in their own care.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • High proficiency with basic computer programs, especially with databases, and scheduling software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with physicians, healthcare professionals, and the general public
  • Understanding of primary healthcare
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to type at least 40 words/min

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Coursework and/or training in computer software, especially EMRs
  • 2-5yrs healthcare experience, preferably in primary care
  • Experience working with EMR systems, especially Wolf
  • Completion of a medical office assistant training course or similar

About this company
The Drayton Valley Primary Care Network provides healthcare continuity to patients in the area. Specific areas of focus are Chronic Disease...