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Certified Medical Assistant - Jail OTP and NorthStar Clinic at Columbia River Mental Health

Certified Medical Assistant - Jail OTP and NorthStar Clinic

Columbia River Mental Health Vancouver, WA (Onsite) Full-Time
$2,000 HIRING BONUS!

Lives Change Here! We are GROWING…Columbia River Mental Health Services provides comprehensive behavioral health and recovery services that transform the lives of children, adults and families in the communities of SW Washington. We are the largest and oldest not-for-profit provider of mental/chemical dependency treatment in southwest Washington with 200 employees and a history dating back to 1942.

Our Mission:Providing behavioral health and recovery services that transform the lives of children, adults, and families in the communities of SW Washington.

Why Work Here?

CRMHS offers AMAZING benefits aside from health and wellness (medical/dental/vision etc.) Work life balance benefits: 11 paid holidays per year, including 2 paid floating holidays, and 24 days of PTO days in the first year, that continues to grow from there! Career development: $325 annual allowance for career development and education with an additional 40 hours of paid time off for career development/education! And so many More!

Starting Pay Range - $18.80/hr to $20.71/hour.

Summary:

To provide clinical and clerical support to patients, medical staff, and other providers.

Locations of this position will primarily be the Clark County Jail, but will include NorthStar clinic, and other locations as directed by the Medical Director and/or Director of Nursing.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient care including:

    • Obtaining vital signs;
    • Obtaining and recording patient history;
    • Preparing and maintaining examination and treatment areas;
    • Maintaining medication and immunization records; and
    • Screening and following up on test results as directed by a health care practitioner.
    • Monitoring and reporting patient symptoms and side effects
    • Administering intradermal, subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
  • Check and return voice messages for medical department and triage to appropriate staff when needed.
  • Coordinate care with relevant internal and external providers and informal supports.
  • Assist medical staff with prescription refills and prior authorizations.
  • Request relevant medical records and reports from outside providers involved in the patient’s care.
  • Complete all documentation and charting as required by law or agency contract.
  • Possess knowledge of client rights and ensure an atmosphere that allows for consumer privacy, dignity, and well-being in a safe secure environment.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Non-essential Job Functions:
  • Supports agency mission, goals, and objectives.
Education, Licensing and Experience:
  • High School diploma required
  • Active, Washington state, Certified Medical Assistant license
  • Current CPR card
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the mental health or social services work environment
  • Ability to pass background checks for Jails


CRMHS is committed to building an equitable and inclusive workplace where people from all backgroundsbelong andthrive, and aculture that encourages, supports, celebrates and centers the diverse voices of our employees & clients. We believe that diversity is multivariate and includesrace, ethnicity, gender & gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, citizenship, national origin, familial status, genetics, religious beliefs, socioeconomic class, physical status, neurodiversity and parental status.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

PER THE STATE OF WASHINGTON MANDATE - ALL HEALTHCARE EMPLOYEES MUST BE EITHER COVID-19 VACCINATED -OR- HAVE A MEDICAL/RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION.

IF EXTENDED AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT WITHIN OUR COMPANY, CANDIDATE MUST PROVIDE PROOF TO BE COMPLIANT (COVID VACCINE CARD OR MEDICAL OR RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION) IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE HIRING PROCESS.

Recommended Skills

  • Cpr
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Works
  • Consumer Privacy
  • Immunization
  • Infection Control
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