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Eliot Community Human Services Psychiatric Medical Assistant in Lynn, Massachusetts

Description

Eliot’s Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) in Everett and Lynn are seeking Medical Assistants with at least two years experience working with individuals with substance use and mental illness. The goal of Eliot’s CCBHC is to expand the impact of evidence-based treatments for underserved populations in the Everett and Lynn areas. Eliot’s CCBHC is a team-based model of care that includes psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, case managers, triage specialists, recovery coaches, and peer specialists.

The ideal candidate will be bilingual, passionate about working within the behavioral health field, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and skills in data management.

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.

  • Schedule, review and enter lab results.

Schedule: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Computer Software Skills: Advanced

  • Ability to deal with fast pace setting: Advanced

Preferred

  • Med Administration: Advanced

  • Communication Skills: Intermediate

  • Administrative Tasks: Intermediate

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Required

  • College Advanced Graduate Study or better in Medical

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • MA DRIVER'S LICENSE

Preferred

  • Cert Medical Assistant

  • LPN

Experience

Preferred

  • 2 years: Experience with the population

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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