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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Stonington Institute North Stonington Full-Time
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Stonington Institute, a division of one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), has an immediate opening for a Medical Assistant.  UHS is a Fortune 500 corporation and in 2017 was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune.

Stonington Institute is committed to providing quality substance abuse treatment options for adults in Southeastern Connecticut and surrounding areas.  We offer medical detox as well as residential addictions treatment for active duty and retired military service members in our North Stonington location.  Our clinic in Groton, CT, offers partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment, and is conveniently located across the street from The Inn at Trails Corner, a new 180 bed dormitory-style sober community for adult men and women who attend our outpatient day treatment programs. The Inn offers overnight accommodations, full-meal service, indoor/outdoor recreation options, a workout room, and computer center for all clients.

We accept private insurance, state-funded plans and self-pay arrangements. EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet.

Essential Job Functions:

The Medical Assistant supervises the unit to ensure the safety and security of the environment for clients, staff, and visitors.  Implements all Program and Institute policies and procedures pertaining to the safety and security of clients, Institute property and the community. Conducts 15 or 30 minute checks on all clients, or as dictated by precaution level, for duration of shift.  Completes necessary observation log documentation according to policy; Obtains client vital signs for nursing staff prior to client med pass and as instructed.

This is a per diem position; all shifts available. Weekend rotation required.

Job Requirements

High School Diploma required.  Experience in social services, residential treatment, and/or custodial supervision desired. 

 

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To provide superior behavioral healthcare services that: clients recommend to families and friends, physicians prefer for their clients, purchasers select for their clients, and employees are proud of.
Our Treatment Philosophy

Stonington Institute’s treatment program draws from medical, psychological and traditional self-help approaches in addiction treatment. The Institute also recognizes the overwhelming importance of the client’s motivation to achieve and maintain sobriety. Through education, professional intervention and effective social rehabilitation, it is our belief that everyone can achieve recovery.

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