The Medical Assistant position will assist in examination and treatment of adults under the direction of a Psychiatrics or Nurse Practitioner. The position will provide coverage in the Youth & Family clinic as needed. The MA interviews clients, measures vital signs (i.e. pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), records information in electronic medical record, obtains prior & discharge records as well as other significant authorizations to disclosure, stages medication consents and obtains timely medication authorizations to ensure no lapse in prescriptions, provides pertinent informational overview to provider and prioritizes services for the individual during their time at the clinic depending on the person’s needs. Collects specimen for urine analysis upon request and during intakes or at prescriber request. Possesses knowledge and skills that promote person-centered care, including ability to contribute to efficient clinic flow to reduce wait time for individuals in services. This position requires an aptitude for working with people who have severe mental health challenges, including awareness of psychotherapeutic medications. This position also requires the ability to collaborate and work within teams, providing feedback to physicians, nurses, supervisors and other members of the recovery team. This position may be cross-trained to assist with clerical, financial and other office duties as needed.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma and medical assistant certificate and 0-2 years of experience in a related field. The ability to work within a fast-paced treatment setting. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.|
Preferred Qualifications: 2 years of experience working within a medical office setting.
|Salary Amount||$15.58 - $16.08/hr|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|