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Medical Assistant Certified in Kent, WA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    1/7/2019

Job Description

Overview

We are currently seeking a full-time Certified Medical Assistant for our Kent Treatment Solutions facility. Hours are Monday - Friday 5:00am - 1:30pm.

Kent Treatment Solutions, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics 

The Medical Assist is responsible to complete clinical care and administrative tasks within the clinic, as defined by their certification, within the state where the clinic is operating.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for taking vital signs, venipuncture, the collection of body fluid specimens for analysis and any other procedure in which they have been trained when ordered by the proper professionals;
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and the ability to work with the public and a general working knowledge of operating an office in a medical or clinic setting;
  • Works under the supervision of the Medical Director, the Clinic Director and Office Manager (if applicable);
  • Assists the clinical staff in managing a specific caseload when their training and / or experience of working in an outpatient treatment program qualifies them to do so;
  • May also be responsible for receptionist duties that include telephone answering, recording messages, scheduling appointments and ordering supplies, as assigned, with responsibility for the accountability system for receipts and cash control;
  • May process incoming and outgoing correspondence; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Medical Assistant training from an accredited program
  • Prefer experience in a clinic or outpatient setting.
  • Previous experience with behavioral health or addiction recovery field preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Medical Assistant certification in the state of Washington. 

Company Benefits 

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

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