Clinic Certified Medical Assistant

Posted: 01/01/2022

Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m; flexible
Salary: $16.2019 per hr.; will be eligible for a 1 and 2 year step increase, depending on satisfactory performance
Benefits: Medical, Life, 401a, 457, ROTH.
Full-Time

DESCRIPTION

The Clinic Medical Assistant position is responsible for following Medication Clinic protocols. Clinic will serve Adult/Child/Adolescent MH patients. Psychiatric services may be provided in face to face, telemedicine or other electronic means and competency in all these areas is required. Non-direct care activities include prepping and auditing the medical records for each visit prior to assessment by the physician/physician extender or clinic nurse; requesting laboratory studies and other diagnostic procedures; transcribing physician/physician extender orders as written; accurate calculation and writing of prescriptions of medication for physician review/signature (either in paper form or electronic health/prescribing records), assessment and reporting to the physician or licensed nurse any symptoms, adverse reactions or change in client status. License must be maintained as a condition of employment. Administratively the position reports to the Clinic supervisor. The position may work one to two Saturdays a month.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. H.S. Diploma or equivalent
  2. Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program and completion of CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant)
  3. Experience in mental health or other outpatient clinic setting for adults is preferable
  4. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and is an insurable driver
  5. Must have good computer skills
  6. Excellent critical thinking process skills
  7. Customer service oriented
  8. Written and verbal communication skills
  9. Experience with precertification, prior authorizations and other requirements of various payor sources is preferable