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Latham Centers Inc. Medical Assistant - Children's Program in Brewster, Massachusetts

Schedule medical and dental appointments, drive students to medical/dental visits and provide clerical support to the nursing staff in meeting Department of Education, EEC, and Department of Public Health regulations. Medical office and or CNA experience required. Computer literacy required. Prior experience in MD office and/or knowledge of medical terms preferred. Requirements include High School Diploma or GED, current driver's license and the ability to handle children in crisis safely, with compassion. Hours Schedule/ $18.50 per hour ($19.50 with CNA certification) 20 Tues, Thurs 11a-4p, Fri, Sun 3p-8p ***Weekend differential $3.00 per hour for hours worked between 7am Saturday through 6:59am Monday! *** Key Responsibilities: Assist the Nursing Staff in meeting Department of Education and Department of Public Health Regulations. Assist in administering prescribed medications and treatments. Schedule and transport individuals to medical and dental appointments. Order and refill medical and first aid supplies. Maintain medical files in neat and organized manner. File documents in a timely way. Document data and pertinent information in medical files. Complete Medication Administration Training, CPR, First Aid and TCI. Know how to do weights and vital signs. Attend team meetings as necessary. Meet on a regular basis with the Director of Nursing to review scheduling and student issues. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Any work assigned shall be related to the Employee's normal duties, except for occasional emergencies. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills and professional appearance and demeanor are all required for this position. Generous benefits package! Excellent health insurance coverage, with Latham covering the first 75% of the deductible through an HRA, retirement account with company match (up to 5%!), generous time off bank and more...! Benefits are available to full and part-time employees who work 20 hours or more per week in a regular position. Eligibility is the first day of the 3rd month of employment in the benefited position. Details are provided through Human Resources and the collective bargaining agreement. The benefits package is reviewed periodically and subject to change. Latham Centers, Inc. (Latham) provides equal opportunity for all individuals served and employed. Latham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in treatment or employment at Latham, admission or access to Latham, or any other aspect of the programs and activities that Latham operates. Qualifications Skills Preferred Teamwork Flexible Dependability Behaviors Preferred Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Motivations Preferred Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization