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Assistant

Company: Pathways of California
Location: Lake Isabella
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 practitioner.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities


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 eligibility.
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.
Recovery Requirements
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 industry.
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/Licensing Requirements
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 certifications:
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 American
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.


Physical Requirements:

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 office equipment.
Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.
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 transportation.
Will travel for meetings, training, etc. as needed. However, not remote position.

PERKS OF WORKING WITH PATHWAYS CALIFORNIA:

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Bi-Weekly Pay
  • 401k
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Perks @ Pathways (student loan refinancing, pet insurance, Verizon wireless discount, movie, hotel, concert and sporting event discounts)

If you're #readytowork PATHWAYS CA is #readytohire!

Not the job youre looking for?

Pathways has a variety of positions in various locations; please go to www.pathwaysofcalifornia.com/ click onApply Hereicon in the upper right-hand corner and click on the location near you from the drop-down menu.

To Learn More About Us:

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, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

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