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Medical Assistant

Company: BestCare Treatment Services
Location: Redmond
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

*This position is eligible for a $1,000.00 Loyalty Bonus paid out in installments**Excellent benefits! Including employer paid medical premiums for employees and eligible dependents! **Summary: *The medical assistant will be responsible for assisting nursing/medical staff in the treatment and management of our clients on-site in our community mental health and outpatient substance use disorders clinic.*Essential Functions and Responsibilities: ** Assist with client medications* Allergy/medication reconciliation* Coordinate refill requests* Process new medication orders* Submit prior authorizations* Provide education as directed by LMP* Update Electronic Health Record with medication and/or treatment changes and/or any additional communication as appropriate* Coordinate treatment plan:* Facilitate ordered lab work* Obtain and organize outside records and results* Coordinate communication with primary care clinics, including providing written communication following psychiatric appointments* Take and record vital signs including height, weight, BMI, and waist circumference when necessary. Competent to alert LMP of abnormal VS and/trends* Assist with ride/transportation coordination and coordination for medical visits* Gather health information including nutritional screenings, health history, and standing orders* Maintain medical supplies and equipment* Review emails and respond as appropriate* Will comply with HIPAA regulations, follow OSHA guidelines, and maintain compliance with the Joint Commission* Willing to assist with procedures, treatments, and rooming for the clinic as needed* Willing to transcribe provider orders into Electronic Health Record* Willing to communicate with families and treatment teams regarding medication or treatment changes* Will provide other competencies as directed by supervisors within the scope of training* Will maintain a collaborative working relationship with staff* Will be flexible with duties and requirements of job as they evolve*Experience and Education Minimum Requirements: *1. Must possess a current Medical Assistant certification from an accredited program2. Current First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification3. For individuals recovering from the disease of alcoholism and/or from other drug addiction, have maintained continuous sobriety for the immediate past two years at the time of hire4. Experience taking and recording vital signs5. The ability to work independently and the skills to be a successful team player6. Must get along well with coworkers7. Possesses the ability to network with all resources in order to provide the best customer service possible8. Proven excellent customer service skills with clients and/or family members seeking help from BCTS9. Compassion towards individuals with mental illness and substance abuse disorders10. Language: English - written & spoken required; bi-lingual preferred*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: *1. Performs patient/client care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for the age of the patient/client2. Demonstrates the ability to perform treatments and provide services to level of education/licensure/certification and within their scope of practice3. Works cooperatively as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, completes all documentation in a timely fashion4. Acts as a role model for patients/clients through behavior, speech, and appearance5. Is emotionally and physically stable to work with the clientele, model self-care skills and assist the patient/client in meeting his/her goals6. Maintains collaborative working relationships with co-workers as well as with other departments/disciplines*Tool and Equipment Used: *Laptop computer, fax machine, scanner, copy machine, telephone, projector, word, excel, outlook and website maintenance.*Physical Demands: *The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and use hands to handle, feel, or operate objects or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty (20) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust and focus.*Work Environment: *The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The position requires the employee to dress in a professional manner that meets the standards for professional employees in Jefferson County and prescribed by the Program Director.*To Apply: *Please complete the application using the link below, and submit along with a cover letter, resume with personal email address for correspondence, any applicable licenses, certifications or degrees with transcripts, and contact information for three supervisory/professional references.https://www.bestcaretreatment.org/application-for-employment/Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 - $24.93 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Free parking* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Addiction MedicineSchedule:* Monday to FridayWork setting:* InpatientCOVID-19 considerations:At this time, to be eligible to be considered for employment, all candidates must be able to provide proof of full vaccination status.Ability to commute/relocate:* Redmond, OR 97756: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Customer service: 1 year (Required)* Vital signs: 1 year (Required)* Documentation review: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* CPR Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: BestCare Treatment Services, Bend , Medical Assistant, Other , Redmond, Oregon

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