BestCare Treatment Services is recruiting for a Part-time Medical Assistant to work in our Madras Outpatient/Community Health Program available immediately!
General Duties: The medical assistant will be responsible for proving medical assistance to our psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) on-site in our community mental health and outpatient substance use disorders clinic.
-Assist the PMHNP with client medications
-Set-up weekly medi planners
-Process new medication orders
-Update Dr. Cloud with med changes
-Make and print out MARS
-Order medications for clients as needed (call pharmacies)
-Complete medication preauthorization's as needed
-Administer controlled meds and tapers
-Order and track all weekly routine lab orders under the direction of the PMHNP
-Coordinate with primary care clinics where mental health patients receive primary care.
-Take and record vital signs/daily weights/blood glucose monitoring/insulin/injections
-Coordinate care with PCP office including;
-Set-up follow up PCP appointments
-Assist with ride/transportation coordination for medical visits
-Assist with Advantage Dental screenings
-Triage medical concerns and pass on to PMHNP as indicated
-Gather health information including nutritional screenings, health history and standing orders.
-Review medications with client at discharge and ensure client has adequate supply and understanding of meds.
-Venipuncture for stat lab orders
-Review emails and respond as appropriate.
-Must possess a current Medical Assistant certification from an accredited program
-Current First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification
-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 hire
-Experience taking and recording vital signs
-The ability to work independently and the skills to be a successful team player
-Must get along well with coworkers
-Possesses the ability to network with all resources in order to provide the best customer service possible
-Proven excellent customer service skills with clients and/or family members seeking help from BCTS
-Compassion towards individuals with mental illness and substance abuse disorders