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