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Children's Crisis Stabilization Unit Medical Assis

Company: New Oakland Family Centers
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description: Medical Assistant- Crisis Services Department: Nursing New Oakland Family Centers provides comprehensive behavioral health and substance abuse services for consumers across Michigan, in both outpatient and partial hospitalization settings. Schedule: Full time; Shift-based schedule as determined by Crisis Service Director; Available shifts include day, swing, and midnightReports To: Director of Nursing / Crisis Services Director Compensation: Hourly Employee. $17 - $20/ hour; Commensurate with experience. Position Summary:The Medical Assistant is a full-time or part-time position comprised of multiple clinical and administrative duties with New Oakland's Children's Crisis Stabilization Unit. The Medical Assistant will work closely with consumers and both clinical and administrate staff across all levels of the organization to ensure a safe, effective, and efficient environment. Desired Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task and ability to work on a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and bedside manner when providing care to distraught patients
    • Strong understanding of, and ability to comply with all HIPAA requirements
    • Strong customer service skills Essential Duties / Functions:
      • Assist in site screening procedures when needed (including related to COVID-19).
      • Obtain vital signs (BP, HR, Wt and Ht) for consumers as directed and document findings appropriately.
      • Assist in confirming/obtaining/updating consents and other required documentation for lab work, including lab requisition forms, H&P, transportation team and other internal and external entities.
      • Assist with lab specimen collection (urine only).
        • Maintain records of medication samples and OTC medications including administration of such.
        • Maintain all first aid kits and ensure supplies are replenished as needed. Complete monthly audits of kits.
        • Complete documentation as required by the clinic's policies/procedures.
        • Attend designated meetings as needed.
        • Ability to resolve all crisis situations appropriately.
          • Fulfillment of all initial and ongoing trainings
          • Assist nurse and prescriber with Telehealth processes
          • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: High School Diploma required. One to two years of relevant experience required. Relevant coursework and/or certifications preferred. Working Conditions: Staff need to be prepared to be actively involved with clients. Navy blue scrubs required per Employee Handbook. Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. May require prolonged periods of standing, moving and bending. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.

Keywords: New Oakland Family Centers, Pontiac , Children's Crisis Stabilization Unit Medical Assis, Healthcare , Pontiac, Michigan

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