Medical Administrative Assistant – Jackson Services (Medford, OR)

 

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Job-TypeFull-Time
Phone541-956-4943
How To Applyhttps://kairosnw.e3applicants.com/careers/

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Join us at #TeamKairos as a Medical Assistant at our Medford location!

To apply for this position, please visit our website at https://kairosnw.e3applicants.com/careers/ and fill out an application.

The Kairos team is looking for a new Medical Assistant! This position is responsible for performing routine administrative and clinical tasks. Additionally, this position is responsible for organizing the day to day operations of psychiatric services. This position will also have additional responsibilities as Engagement Specialist outreach for no shows and cancellations.

Jackson Services – Medford, OR

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for performing routine administrative and clinical tasks. Additionally, this position is responsible for organizing the day to day operations of psychiatric services. This position will also have additional responsibilities as Engagement Specialist outreach for no shows and cancellations.

Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Medication Aide Preferred. Experience with and knowledge of psychiatric medication, vital signs, infection control and emergency preparedness preferred. Requires analytical thinking and ability to work independently; knowledge of medical terminology; interpersonal communication and human relations skills are essential, along with an ability to prioritize and evaluate agency needs.

Minimum Qualification:
• Provide proof of current, valid Oregon Driver’s License (or if out-of-state will obtain Oregon license within 30 days), comprehensive automobile insurance (if applicable) and a safe driving record (minimum of 3 yrs.) to use company or personal vehicle for required duties.
• Successfully pass a Criminal Background Check and Medicaid Fraud Check.
• Obtain and maintain current Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) Certification and demonstrate proficiency in TCI Certification procedures.
• Obtain and maintain current First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and Food Handlers Card.
• Obtain and maintain National Provider Identifier (NPI) number and credentialing application process.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Core competencies:
• Coordinate psychiatric services for youth, young adults, and families.
• Establish rapport by demonstrating and maintaining clear, consistent, appropriate, and therapeutic boundaries.
• Obtain vital sign measurements (temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure, etc.), weight, and height for each psychiatric service appointment.
• Actively supervise and interact with youth and young adults in the office.
• Demonstrate knowledge of and be able to efficiently access community resources, support services and referral systems.
• Demonstrate effective verbal intervention skills in de-escalating youth and young adults and an ability to safely navigate crisis situations.
• Concisely and thoroughly document daily clinical and/or administrative information.
• Request all pertinent health information documentation prior to initial psychiatric appointments and work with treatment team to ensure plans for health and safety as needed.
• Answer incoming psychiatric services’ telephone calls.
• Schedule psychiatric service appointments with youth and families.
• Coordinate refill requests from pharmacies.
• Organize GoTo Meeting appointments for telemedicine providers.
• Maintain communication avenues with essential individuals regarding client needs and service plans.
• Communicate medical issues as needed to staff in a timely manner.
• Collaborate and develop quality improvement efforts with other in developing policies and/or procedures related to health care/safety issues.
• Act as liaison between the youth/family and the prescriber.
• Contact the youth/families that are not attending scheduled service appointments to confirm if they want services and/or Identify barriers to client attending and addressing them (i.e., different day, time, etc.).
• Abide by ethical codes, mission, values, and professional standards, including confidentially.
• Actively utilize, reference, and follow agency policies, procedures, and guidelines.
• Present a positive attitude, professional demeanor and demonstrated respect with youth and young adults, families, staff, visitors, and community partners.
• Perform all work tasks in a proper and safe manner per established policies, procedures and guidelines to prevent unnecessary injury, time loss and agency expense.
• Comply with all federal, state and agency health and safety reporting requirements.

Benefits: 2.4 weeks paid time-off, 1 week of paid sick-time the first year of employment, 6 paid holidays per year, health, vision and dental insurance, 401k with up to 6% employer contribution. Agency is qualified for federal student aid public service loan forgiveness program.
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates who meet minimum qualifications and are selected for an interview will be contacted.

EEO Employer/Veterans/Disabled

To apply for this position, please visit our website at https://kairosnw.e3applicants.com/careers/ and fill out an application.

Listing ID: 923602ba95558f3d

February 16, 2021 11:15 am

137 days, 7 hours