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Eliot Community Human Services Psychiatric Medical Assistant in Everett, Massachusetts

Description

Eliot is a leader in the Behavioral Health realm and provides an integrated and comprehensive network of services to adults with psychiatric disabilities that are evidence based, provide rehabilitation and hope to those in services. Eliot is known for our innovative clinical approach, high quality clinical training and for having the most talented people in community behavioral health services.

Eliot is seeking an experienced Psychiatric Medical Assistant with at three years experience working with adults in the mental health realm . The ideal candidate will have master skills in data management and multitasking who show unwavering compassion to clients and the ability to work well as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Responsibilities:

  • Interview clients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height and Review of Systems as indicated.

  • Ensure clients are shown to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.

  • Complete brief medical and health assessments with clients.

  • Reconcile medications and vaccines with other medical personnel.

  • Develop and implement systems to schedule appointments for clients.

  • As directed or indicated, provide education and wellness activities both individually and in groups.

  • Work Client Registries via Electronic Health Record, Microsoft Access, Excel or other database.

  • Monitor the database to identify and reach out to those needing services.

  • Automate and perform processes by phone or send letters to clients either overdue for medical care or out of compliance with the goals of their care.

  • Act as liaison to medical providers for health issues, documentation and other related information.

  • Triage prescriber messages

  • Support prescribers with insurance authorizations

  • Provide education about medications to clients

  • Collaborate with a range of multidisciplinary team members to meet the needs of clients

  • Support prescribers with OBAT Suboxone Program

  • Schedule, review and enter lab results.

Schedule: 9am-5pm Monday- Friday

Hourly Rate:

  • Non Certified Psych Med Assistant: $15.87 p/hr

  • Certified Psych Med Assistant: $18.27 p/hr

  • LPN Psych Med Assistant: $26.44 p/hr

Bilingual candidates preferred

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Med Administration: Advanced

  • Computer Software Skills: Advanced

  • Ability to deal with fast pace setting: Advanced

Preferred

  • Bilingual: Advanced

  • Communication Skills: Intermediate

  • Administrative Tasks: Intermediate

Education

Preferred

  • Associates or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • Cert Medical Assistant

  • MA DRIVER'S LICENSE

Preferred

  • LPN

Experience

Preferred

  • 3 years: Experience with the population
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