Medical Assistant


Where New Paths Begin

Recovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field of behavioral health with a history dating back to 1864, we address the needs of the whole person, helping them reset their paths, reclaim their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success, providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment, workforce development training, early childhood mental health services, psychiatric care and more.

SUMMARY
The Medical Assistant works under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and is responsible for monitoring the physical health of persons served and communicating to other health care practitioners regarding client's health status.

This is an hourly position with hours and schedule established to complete the required duties. This position is not exempt from wage and hour regulations as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor and is therefore granted protections under the Wage and Hour Division of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Must be willing to travel to other sites, as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Required:

  • MA license
  • CDCA
  • Degree or certificate in medical assisting from an accredited college or university
  • Experience providing care in a psychiatric or substance use treatment setting

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Perform duties in accordance with applicable professional ethics and standards and established A Renewed Mind policies.
2. Comply with all state and federal laws regarding protected health information.
3. Maintain complete and current medical records regarding all persons served.
4. In collaboration with the team, ensure a comprehensive health history is obtained and appropriate referrals are made, as needed, for further assessment and treatment.
5. Provide education to persons served, family members of persons served and other staff regarding medication, symptom management, wellness and health, as instructed by medical staff.
6. Provide monitoring of persons served's mental illness or substance use and physical symptoms; communicate any changes to the treatment team.
7. Provide urinalysis and case management, or CPST services, to persons served to monitor symptoms, carry out prescriber orders and support coordination of care.
8. Achieve productivity goals as assigned.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Perform job duties in a manner that's friendly, considerate, and aligned with the agency's Mission, Vision, and Standards of Ethical Conduct.
2. Organize and plan work for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
3. Utilize IT system and software programs in accordance with agency policy.
4. Utilize time off in a manner consistent with agency policy.
5. Perform other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
1. Ability to learn and utilize the agency's Electronic Health Record database and other electronic tools effectively and efficiently within 90 days of hire.
2. Demonstrate a current knowledge of medical practices.
3. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and customer services skills.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of community resources and partnerships available for persons served.
5. Demonstrate the ability to effectively function as an A Renewed Mind team member.
6. Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks concurrently.
7. Must possess and demonstrate effective organizational skills.
8. Demonstrate the ability to customarily and regularly exercise discretion and good professional judgment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Physical demands described are representative of those that must be routinely met by an employee to successfully perform he essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to perform job responsibilities in facilities with multiple levels and without elevator or mechanical transportation.
  • Ability to operate a computer and keyboard.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Working conditions described are representative of those that must be met by an employee while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Smoke-free working environment. 
At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings.  OhioGuidestone is committed to creating a more diverse community. We encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/M/F/H/V
Company
OhioGuidestone
Posted
10/02/2021
Salary Range
$24,000.00 - 35,000.00
per Year
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Location
Cleveland, OH 44101, US
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