Welcome to Pathways of Californias career website! If
you are passionate about helping others and enthusiastic about your
future, we want you to join our team!
Our company is known for an unwavering commitment to exceptional
value and recovery-focused, quality care. We are experts in the
field of behavioral health care, providing cutting-edge mental
health and substance use community-based services and offer a
dynamic employment experience! Pathways offers competitive salaries
and benefits, comprehensive on-boarding and job training, a
supportive learning environment, ongoing education in the use of
evidence-based, promising practices and much more!We have over
30 outpatient behavioral health locations nestled throughout our
communities located in Kern County, Los Angeles County, Orange
County, and San Diego County.
Pathways is seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual
to join our team as a Temp Medical Assistant for our program in
Lake Isabella. The assignment ends 5/31/2021
SUMMARY OF PROGRAM
Responsible for performing routine, specialized and complex
medical assistant tasks related to the care and
treatment of patients under the physician's written instruction, in
an outpatient clinic setting under the general supervision of
either a licensed physician, a physician assistant, or nurse
Escorts patients to exam rooms; prepares patients for exam and
treatment; takes and records vital signs and other necessary
measurements; records chief complaint and allergies.
Administers immunizations and medications; and performs office
testing and treatments, as ordered by the provider; and collects,
prepares, and transports specimens for laboratory testing.
Applies and removes bandages and wound dressings; removes sutures
and/or staples from superficial incisions or lacerations.
Assists provider with exams, procedures, and minor surgeries; and
acts as chaperon, as needed.
Uses universal blood and body fluid precautions at all times and
personal protective equipment as needed.
Applies orthopedic appliances.
Performs ear lavage.
Acts as liaison between provider and patient.
Answers incoming telephone calls, documents all telephone
encounters in the medical record.
Prepares and processes necessary forms for referrals and
Cleans and disinfects equipment, exam rooms, and storage areas.
Orders supplies and stocks patient care areas.
Submits requisitions for needed maintenance and repairs.
Obtains and organizes patient medical records; including lab,
x-ray, referral, and other needed reports.
Performs urine pregnancy testing.
Performs other related duties as required.
Provide the best customer care possible.
Identify and build upon the strengths of clients, coworkers, and
the communities we serve.
Support clients steps towards Recovery and Wellness.
Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the
diversity of our clients.
Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better
service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the
Research and utilize our industrys best practices and analyze our
own services to ensure the best possible outcomes.
DO THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO YOU?
Education and/or Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent and graduation from an accredited
medical assisting program
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must possess and maintain the following clean and clear
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support
(BLS) card. Appointees not possessing the BLS card must
successfully complete appropriate training and qualify for the BLS
card within sixty (60) days of appointment or employment.
Incumbents must obtain and maintain a clean and clear
certification, as a Certified Medical Assistant, through the
Association of Medical Assistants, American Medical Technologists
or California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants within
one (1) year of employment.
Proof of: valid California drivers license and auto insurance, as
well as proof of education are required. Prior behavioral
health experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Must have knowledge and experience with all aspects of budgeting,
accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and
Federal/State cost guidelines for Medi-Cal.
Must work accurately with numbers.
Knowledge of accounting and excel computer programs.
Excellent prioritization and organization skills, strong
interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication
skills are a must.
Advanced PC skills required.
Ability to effectively prioritize and manage time.
Office Environment (not remote position). Requires extensive
sitting with periodic standing and walking.
May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Requires significant use of computer, tablet, phone and/or general
Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle
Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing,
and speaking in person or on telephone.
Will require off-site travel 20% (local and out of state) -
meeting, county and/or client needs.
Will use personal car or vehicle as required for travel and/ or
Will travel for meetings, training, etc. as needed. However, not
PERKS OF WORKING WITH PATHWAYS CALIFORNIA:
- Employee Referral Bonus Program
- Bi-Weekly Pay
- Employee Assistance Program
- Perks @ Pathways (student loan refinancing, pet insurance,
Verizon wireless discount, movie, hotel, concert and sporting event
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Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity,
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