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Medical Assistant

Company: Community Medical Services, LLC
Location: Kent
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Community Medical Services (CMS) is hiring a Medical Assistant. This role is under the supervision of the Nursing or Clinic Manager and is responsible for providing support to clinical and administrative operations. In addition, the Medical Assistant is responsible for providing patient-centered care in a professional environment.
As you join our mission to help those suffering from substance use disorders reclaim their lives, expect to thrive in a comfortable, welcoming, and fun environment where you are valued for the work you do, championed by passionate leaders, and equipped with the tools and ongoing training you need to achieve your goals.
Along the way, we'll invest in your well-being through a benefits package that includes:



  • Subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance


  • Health savings account


  • Short and long-term disability insurance


  • Life insurance


  • Paid sick, vacation, and holiday time


  • 401K retirement plan with match


  • Tuition and CME reimbursement up to 100%


  • Employee assistance program to support your mental health and wellness


  • Ongoing professional development


    Responsibilities:


    • Obtains vital signs, blood specimens, saliva samples, and urine samples


    • Processes point of care urine drug screens per company policy


    • Processes point of care pregnancy tests


    • Calls in prescriptions


    • Maintains accurate client records in company's EHR system


    • Adheres to all federal, state, local, and accrediting body regulations


    • Checks in arriving clients for medical and clinical appointments


    • Enters clients into the dosing queue


    • Schedules intakes, medical appointments, and clinical appointments


    • Answers incoming phone calls


    • Verifies client insurance eligibility


    • Scans and links documents to client profiles in the EHR


    • Monitors clinic lobby


    • High school diploma or GED as well as a combination of behavioral health education and work experience


      totaling a minimum of 1 year. Bachelor's degree in a related field a plus.

      • Valid state-issued driver's license and MVR clearance is required. Three years of driving experience is

        required. A 39-month MVR is required for you to have at the time of your interview.

        • Knowledge of behavioral management, de-escalation methods, crisis intervention, and defusing techniques to

          prevent violent behavior harmful to self or others and the ability to apply these techniques to a client
          population in various levels of crisis.

          • Academic & working knowledge of DSM V, community resources, clinical methods and procedures and

            application of the same. Residential experience, knowledge of psychotropic medications.


            • Basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office.


            • Ability to perform duties with a minimum of supervision.


            • Experience working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals.


            • General knowledge & aptitude for working independently with adults of mixed ethnic groups.


            • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking preferred


            • Certified Medical Assistant in state(s) of employment


            • Ability to travel to assigned CMS sites


            • Experience in the field of substance use disorders preferred, but not required


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              Req Number: 2023-1372
              External Company URL: https://communitymedicalservices.org
              Street: 174 Currie Hall Parkway
              Will this role be Remote: No

Keywords: Community Medical Services, LLC, Kent , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Kent, Washington

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