Medical Asst in Columbus, OH at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

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    Columbus, OH
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Job Description

As an active part of the treatment team, assists patients by providing continuous client care, supervision, interaction and role modeling.

Assists with admission documentation/process, including assuring patients are oriented to the program.

Manages patient’s property in compliance with program policies and procedure.

Attends staff meeting and reads patient charts to ensure that the treatment plan is followed.

Reports potential crisis situations and medical/physical complaints immediately.

Demonstrates competency in therapeutic communication.

Does not leave the program for any reason without approval from supervisor.

Assists patients with personal hygiene and ADL skills.

Consistently utilizes universal precautions and standards of infection control, environmental safety guidelines and level system, if applicable.

Six (6) months experience in human services, psychiatric hospital, RTC or community mental health, Preferred 

Medical Assistant Cortication Required

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to work with adult/geriatric populations as demonstrated through educational accomplishment or work experience.
  • A working knowledge of JCAHO, ODMH, and patient rights standards, and any other applicable federal and state laws and regulations governing mental health care facilities relating to direct patient care.
  • Demonstrates a strong interest in providing therapeutic care for patients/clients with mental illness and/or behavioral disorders.
  • Responsible role model with pleasant personality and neat appearance, emotionally mature, and practices good communication skills – both verbal and written.


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