Medical Assistant Part-time

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Collects medical information and history from clients going into the OPMM, IOP, Residential, and Detox programs and records it in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  1. Collects medical information from other facilities, clients and records it in the EMR. Responsible for phone messages, communication with other providers, e-mails and data collecting
  1. Assists medical providers and nurses with client physicals, obtain vital signs, height and weight, administer TB testing, performs blood glucose monitoring, urine pregnancy, urine drug screens and accurately documents results in clients' chart in EMR. Reports any abnormal results to LPN, RN, or provider on duty
  1. Responsible for assisting in dispensing residential medications as guided by licensed personnel and according to Medical Assistant license. Accurately charts on paper Medical Administration Record (MAR) or in EMR
  1. Maintains client confidentiality in accordance with JBRC policy and procedures, state and federal HIPPA regulations
  1. Ability to make verbal and written presentations to clients and staff as related to program or other medical issues.
  1. Assists in scheduling admissions, annual physicals and TB tests for clients
  1. Assists with prior authorizations and pre-certification of diagnostic tests, medications or medical equipment
  1. Responsible for client Check-in forms, Discharge forms, Inventory forms, Room reassignments and Personal Property Check list and effectively document all information
  1. Monitors all client behavior as needed, de-escalating potentially violent situations, resolving conflicts and communicating pertinent information to the RN or LPN
  1. Attends and participates in all required meetings and trainings. Must attend minimum 6 staff meetings per calendar year
  1.  Performs other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Capable of lifting approximately 10 to 20 lbs
  2. Walking, the ability to move around on foot to accomplish tasks or frequent monitoring of clients in detox, residential or outpatient setting
  3. Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs
  4. Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  5. Ability to communicate both orally and written in a calm and respectful manner. This requires skills to write accurate documentation regarding the safety and client incidents via reports, e-mail and electronic medical records
  6. Must be able to handle stressful situations in a professional manner. Ability to establish and maintain a positive, professional and cooperative working relationship with all levels of employees. Ability to establish and maintain a positive, professional and cooperative working relationship with all levels of employees
  7. Must have active listening skills. Demonstrate the ability to interact with clients in an appropriate therapeutic manner. Ability to be respectful of diverse cultures, ethnic and religious backgrounds as well as alternative lifestyles.
  8. When conducting searches, employee will be supplied with appropriate PPE
  9. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment when supervising and monitoring clients in outpatient and residential. Ability to recognize the elements of a client crisis and act accordingly to de-escalate a situation
  10. Knowledge in procedures necessary to oversee the safety of clients and staff in all JBRC facilities.
  11. Ability to deliver service in a way that is responsive, respectful, caring and helpful manner while maintaining confidentiality, ethical and professional boundaries. Ability to demonstrate responsiveness and flexibility to client's needs & priorities of each shift.
  12.  Must have computer skills required to chart pertinent health information. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office to include Excel
  13. Must have medical knowledge of medications, insurance protocols and ability to organize data in excel spreadsheets and EMR

SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant School

Medical Assistant certification

CPR certification


                                                                JBRC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER