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Medical Assistant 

Description

What are we looking for in a Medical Assistant?

Medical Assistants are part of our Nursing Services team and provide varied clinical and administrative support to ensure the delivery of high-quality treatment for our clients. The Medical Assistant will meet with clients prior to their appointments to check vitals, obtain health history and list of current medications, and accurately record this information in the client's health record. Medical Assistants may also assist with client education, assist with insurance authorizations, and follow up on lab results. This position is best suited to an individual who is able to establish rapport quickly and is familiar with mental health & substance use disorders.

Medical Assistant duties may include:

  • meeting with clients to obtain health history and medications list
  • accurately measuring and recording clients' vital statistics
  • updating client health records and completing medication reconciliations
  • completing lab slips as needed
  • assisting with client education as directed by medical providers or nurses
  • maintaining urine drug screening for clients and communicating results to clinical staff
  • obtaining prior authorizations from payors
  • accurately completing all clinical documentation in a client-centered manner
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications: Medical Assistant certification in Washington. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Current First Aid/CPR certification

 
Location Yakima  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days 

About the Organization Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development
• A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility & promotion
• Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, & consultation in implementing evidence-based services
• Clinical supervision toward licensure (where applicable)

Innovative Program & Services
• A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
• Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
• Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
• Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits
• Competitive salaries within our communities & industry
• Healthcare coverage for employee & qualified family members
• Generous vacation, paid holiday & sick leave
• Access to Employee Assistance Program services
• Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
• Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match
• Agency-funded life & disability insurance program
 
EOE Statement Comprehensive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 575-4084 or hr@comphc.org

Pre-employment drug screening is required.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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