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Bluestone Physician Services

Bluestone Physician Services

West St Paul, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Bluestone Physician Services delivers great outcomes by bringing exceptional care to patients living with complex, chronic conditions and disabilities. Our unique, robust model of care goes beyond primary care services — our multidisciplinary care teams collaborate with patients, their families and other healthcare providers to deliver care that is preventative, proactive and tailored to their unique needs.

Using an evidence-based approach focused on quality care management and data-driven medical decisions, Bluestone care teams collaborate to manage patients’ chronic conditions, address social determinants of health, manage transitions to and from inpatient settings, provide behavioral health support and more. Under our model of care, Bluestone patients experienced 21% fewer ER visits, 36% fewer hospitalizations and 41% fewer hospital readmissions compared to patients with similar conditions and complexities over the same time period.

Our care teams travel directly to patients who reside in Assisted Living, Memory Care and Group Home communities throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and Florida and are supported by clinical operations and administrative colleagues who work remotely or at our corporate offices in Stillwater, Minnesota, and Tampa, Florida.

Our success is only possible through the hard work of our employees who bring our core values of Dedication, Excellence, Collaboration and Caring to life every day. Bluestone has been named to the Star Tribune's Top Workplace list for the 12th year in a row! Bluestone also achieved Top Workplace USA 2021-2024! In 2022, Bluestone Accountable Care Organization (ACO) was the best performing ACO in the country as measured by the overall savings per Medicare beneficiary.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a professional, self-motivated Clinical Assistant (LPN or CMA) to join our team that delivers primary care services to patients who reside in senior living communities. A Clinical Assistant is an essential care team member in our unique care model. Working alongside our healthcare providers, a Clinical Assistant’s duties include pre-visit planning and chart preparation, conducting patient screenings, reconciling medications, maintaining accurate patient charts, and performing minor procedures under provider supervision.

The Clinical Assistant provides collaborative nursing support working alongside a provider team traveling to senior living communities.

Schedule: Full time position, day shift hours, no evenings, weekends or holidays. Hours are 8am to 5pm Monday thru Thursday & 8am to 3pm on Fridays. Monday - Thursday are in the field patient-facing. Friday is typically remote (work from home)

Location: West St. Paul and surrounding areas of Burnsville, Inver Grove Heights, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, & Cottage Grove.

Responsibilities:

  • Foster positive relationships with patients, families, and community staff members.
  • Pre-visit planning such as chart prepping, reviewing patient records, and following up on previous orders since the last visit.
  • Perform screenings for depression and cognitive function as part of Annual Wellness Visits.
  • Ensure medical records are updated accurately during and between visits.
  • Medication reconciliation.
  • Setting up e-prescriptions and orders under provider supervision.
  • Performing minor procedures under provider supervision, such as ear lavages, swabbing, and immunizations.
  • Monitor and respond to portal messages.
Qualifications:

Education/Certification/Experience

  • Active Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) required or
  • Active Medical Assistant certification (CMA, RMA, or CCMA)
  • 1-2 year’s experience working in a clinical setting preferred
  • Experience working in geriatrics preferred
  • Valid driver's license required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and understanding of patient care notes
  • Ability to assist providers and facilitate an efficient, organized clinical flow
  • Ability to problem solve and work well under pressure
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Ability to deal with change and ambiguity
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable navigating electronic medical record systems and working with patient care notes
  • Computer proficient, 45+ WPM typing
  • Demonstrated compatibility with Bluestone’s mission and operating philosophies
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Bluestone Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Materials Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short and Long-term Disability
  • Health Savings Account (with employer contribution)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Retirement plan with 4% matching contributions
  • Eight (8) paid holidays for office closures plus two (2) floating holidays
  • Three weeks (15 Days) Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Mileage reimbursement program for field employees
  • Company sponsored cell phone, laptop and scrubs
  • Regular business hours