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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Canyon Ridge Hospital Chino Full-Time
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.  Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees.  The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control.  Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Canyon Ridge Hospital a 106-bed behavioral health facility located on the western edge of San Bernardino County.  Canyon Ridge Hospital is a full-service psychiatric hospital that operates within a 15-mile radius of Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange Counties.  Canyon Ridge Hospital has been a public resource for behavioral health and substance abuse treatment in the greater Inland Empire since 1989.  Our acute care facility offers a safe and comfortable environment for both adults and adolescents.  By offering a full spectrum of services (such as inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient), Canyon Ridge Hospital is able to provide a full continuum of care for its clients.

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care to Children, Adolescents, Adults and Geriatrics diagnosed with psychiatric and chemical dependency disorders; to ensure the safety and well-being of these patients; to support the maintenance of therapeutic milieu.  Responsible for maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment, documentation, facilitating or assisting with groups when necessary, following program specifications, and risk management.  Responsible for providing direct care and performing duties in accordance with hospital policies and procedures in collaboration with the nursing services team.

Job Requirements

Medical Assistant Diploma required, High school level reading and writing skills; acceptable oral and written communication skills; legible handwriting; ability to maintain information as highly confidential; telephone etiquette and customer service skills by phone and face-to-face; familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred; skills in dealing courteously with the public and other staff within the organization; basic knowledge of human behavior or principles of psychology useful; skills in prioritizing and in managing time; problem-solving skills; use of appropriate social skills, including demonstration and respect for staff and patients; empathy toward patients; basic knowledge of 12-step treatment program; insight regarding denial and resistance to treatment; knowledge of the recovery process, including relapse and relapse prevention.

This opportunity provides the following:

Chanllenging and rewarding work environment

Growth and development opportunitites withing UHS and its subsidiaries

Competitive Compensation

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan

401k with company match

Generous Paid Time Off

 

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Psychiatry
Adolescence
Substance Dependence
Complex Problem Solving
Health Care
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