Memphis, TN
Full-time
Salary: $0.00 to $1.00 /hour


The Hypertension Control Program Care Coordinator will assist the Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Program team to ensure hypertensive patients are adhering to treatment plan and identification of barriers preventing adherence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct interviews with patient and family members to obtain past medical records, social and

medical history and to assess their understanding of the plan of care.

Take patients’ vital signs, heights, weights, etc.

Conduct follow-up contact with patients to ensure compliance with the treatment plan.

Document follow-up activity, progress, and outcomes in the patient’s electronic health record (EHR).

Assist in the data collection process and timely entry into the computerized Hypertension (HTN) Registry.

Educate patients regarding how to navigate throughout the health system.

Manage many aspects of the patient’s care (i.e., enabling services).

Ensure patient confidentiality and provide patients with needed information.

Work with the social workers and external agencies to help address patients’ medical/social service needs.

Provide SMBP Program team with timely and accurate biometric information to support patients in reaching their blood pressure goal.

Participate in all Training/Technical Assistance (T/TA) opportunities, such as webinars and educational events, to strengthen the SMBP Program team’s ability to narrow gaps in poorly controlled hypertension.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

One (1) year of experience in a medical setting or facility preferred

Current Medical Assistant Certification

Basic familiarity with routine medical protocol and terminology

Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

We offer competitive pay and benefits for all full-time employees. Our comprehensive benefits include health, dental and vision insurance. Company-paid life insurance, voluntary disability insurance and a rich paid time off program. Memphis Health Center is also designated as a “student loan forgiveness site” for qualifying positions.

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