• Medical Assistant

    Job Locations US-CO-Arvada
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/7/2018 5:18 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1726
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
    Subsidiary
    Jefferson Center
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

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    Provide psychiatric services to consumers at Jefferson Center for Mental Health.  Medical Assistant will collaborate with prescribers in all phases of medication management and follow-up, medication groups, medication problems and side effects.  Identify potential physical problems impacting the mental health consumers.

    Responsibilities

    • Medical Assistant will coordinate prescription refills; respond to all refill requests with 3 business days
    • Coordinate PAP refills
    • Assist clients with medication box refills
    • Perform injections
    • Review and order labs, notify prescriber of any abnormal labs requiring immediate attention
    • Assist prescribers in tracking and meeting timeframes for annual labs
    • Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations
    • Stock and reconcile the medication cabinets
    • Provide clients with medication education
    • Triage phone calls from clients.  Return calls promptly, within 24 hours during work days
    • Monitor and review clients’ charts for medication/medical issues with appropriate follow-up
    • Coordination of care with clients, prescribers, including documentation of medical medications and dosing, physical diagnoses, monitoring of potential medication interactions with psychiatric medications and referrals as indicated
    • Submit prior authorizations to clients’ insurance in a timely manner
    • Address medication changes with prescribers

     Other Duties:

    • Maintain effective interpersonal relations with clients, peers, management, visitors, and the general public
    • Effectively respond to clients’ needs and problems, initiate and maintain positive interactions, and provide timely response to phone calls, emails and other requests
    • Work cooperatively with other community agencies
    • As appropriate and as agreed with supervisor, participate in committees and task forces of the Center or the community
    • Attend and complete all required training in a timely manner

    Qualifications

    • Candidate must have Medical Assistant Certification through an accredited college
    • Candidate must have 1 year of medical assisting experience, preferably in a psychiatric setting
    • Must be knowledgeable of psychiatric medications and typical dosing parameters
    • Required to have knowledge of psychiatric care/mental health diagnoses and treatment
    • Candidate must have the ability to communicate well with clients from all walks of life 
    • Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with staff and providers
    • Must possess basic computer skills

     

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