|Medical Assistant for Behavioral Health (HD.15338)|
|Organization: Lake County Government|
Tracking Code: HD.15338
Hours: Full Time 37.5 Hours/Week, Monday through Friday 8:30-4:30
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085
Responsible for performing duties in the Outpatient Mental Health Adult Services setting related to the assessment and management of behavioral health care.
Under general supervision, assists physician, nurses and clinical staff members in providing behavioral health care to patients and assists with clinical and clerical duties. Work involves direct patient contact and is performed in accordance with prescribed methods, techniques, and procedures. Greets and escorts patients to psychiatric offices; prepares for the provider by obtaining initial information and vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, height, weight as specified by program). Charts chief complaints of patients and notifies the nurse/provider of unusual symptoms or complaints. Checks patients' medical records for pertinent data and as well as tasks such as filing, chart documentation, faxes, prescription medical programs and telephone follow-up as assigned.
- Required Skills
Requires High School Diploma or GED. Requires 2 years experience in a physician office or hospital setting and knowledge of psychiatric conditions is preferred. Current Medical Assistant certification issued by AAMA, AMT, NHA required. This position requires knowledge of or willingness to learn terms related to psychiatric disorders and medications as well as occasional interaction with Spanish speaking clients who have a limited understanding of the English language or who may speak only Spanish.
- Job Location:
- Waukegan, Illinois, United States
- Position Type:
- 15.27 - USD
Applications will be accepted
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Clerical & Administrative Support|
18 North County Street|
Human Resources - 7th Floor
Country: UNITED STATES
$ 15.27 Hourly
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