Medical Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Responsibilities Palm Springs Treatment Center dba Michael's House, The Addictions Division of UHS, Inc. is the premier provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns, offering residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an individualized approach, upholding a high standard of innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each patient's needs. We are committed to providing evidence-based treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders through clinical services, education and research. Our purpose is to create lifetime relationships for long-term recovery. Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole person-physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. We provide the foundation, you build the life. Michael's House is currently seeking a Full Time Medical Assistant, an entry level position responsible for assessing patient's medical needs, monitoring medications, tracking TB skins tests, monitoring random drug screens and assisting psychiatrist/nurse practitioner/physician's assistant as needed. The ideal candidate will have the ability to inspire our clients' confidence in both our staff and Michael's House Model of Treatment by exhibiting a high level of both knowledge and compassion. Do you have a passion for working with patients with co-occurring disorders and chemical dependence? Do you want to be part of a team of highly skilled individuals, driven by the desire to help people, through facilitating life-changing recovery? Do you get excited about the chance to make a difference by serving as a Brand Ambassador to Michael's House? If so, then you could be the perfect addition to our team! This position will be located at Michael's House in Palm Springs, California. Qualifications Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Monitors medication process for individuals living in residential facilities including supervision or medication distribution, supervising self-administration process. * Prepares medication Administration Record (MAR) * Obtains, stores and monitors medications according to policy and procedure * Meets quality expectation of accuracy, completeness, and is responsive to feedback. * Meets quantity expectations of volume consistent with peers and relative to time in position. * Meets timeliness expectations of completing work as scheduled, demonstrating self-paced performance and adjusting priorities as needed. * Cross-Trains and supports other division as needed or requested by supervisor * Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Ability to inspire client confidence in the MH Staff and the MH Model of Treatment. * Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the MH Model of Treatment. * Ability to build relationships with diverse individuals and groups. * Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts. * Excellent verbal and written communications skills required. * Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands * Must have general knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in work processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Work, Excel, and PowerPoint). * Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines. * Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality. * Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization. Educations and Experience * High School Degree or GED required. * Licensure: Certified Medical Assistant (MA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) * This is an entry level position, one year working within a medical facility preferred * General knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in work processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Work Environment and Physical Demands * Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours * Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move up the 40 pounds * Position requires some work on the computer requiring manual dexterity and visual acuity * Ability to read, write, and analyze detailed and complex information

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