Certified Medical Assistant
Company: Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center
Posted on: December 1, 2018
Why work at Bert Nash Center: Caring. Hope. Giving back. Do these words resonate with you? If so, please keep reading. Our goal at the Bert Nash Center is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community. Our values of compassion, integrity, and equity reflect in everything we do. We want our team members to excel at work and thrive away from work. Because of this belief and our value for each of our team members, the Center offers the best benefits package possible at a very reasonable price. Our benefits program's flexibility recognizes diversity as it encourages each employee to design their own benefits plan based on their individual needs. The following information describes the fringe benefits available to full-time and part-time (working 20 hours or more) employees. Your Benefit Choices include: Medical/Dental/Basic Vision Coverage Prescription Coverage Voluntary Vision Coverage Voluntary Accident Insurance Voluntary Cancer Policy Voluntary Short-Term Disability Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Bereavement, Holiday, Personal) Retirement (KPERS) 401k Direct Deposit Fitness Club Membership discounts What to expect: The primary responsibility of the Certified Medical Assistant will be to provide support to medical staff within the scope of a CMA certification in a clinical, clerical or administrative capacity. Some responsibilities include : Assist medical staff with physical assessments (height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, etc.) and associated documentation. Work with medical staff to provide continuity of care to clients in a professional environment. Assist medical staff in performing their duties within the established policies and procedures of the agency. Attend staff and other meetings as indicated by the Medical Service Director. Provide health-related education and resources to clients on issues such as symptoms of mental illness, medication compliance, management of medication side effects, and management of other health conditions that impact mental and overall health such as nutrition, hygiene, diet and wellness. Administer injectable medications as ordered by medical staff and perform other specialized tasks such as assist physicians in examinations and small office procedures. Maintain knowledge of clinical procedures including anatomy, physiology, phlebotomy, first aid and medical terminology. Facilitate client applications for Patient Assistance in various drug company programs. Facilitate communication with pharmacies, local primary care providers, health department(s) and other entities as necessary to insure accuracy and compliance with medical follow-up and treatment recommendations. Provide timely and thorough response to client phone calls regarding medication issues such as refill requests, medication questions, prior authorization for prescriptions, etc. We want you: To be successful in the job, we are looking for a person with the following: Minimum high school diploma CMA Certification Behavioral or mental health experience preferred Position Details: Non-Exempt/Hourly Minimum starting salary: $12.95 per hour Contact Person: Donna Powers EOE
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