Medical Assistant is responsible for providing supervision to clients/clients
and facilitating deliverable services. Coordinates and arranges medical
services for the program, while ensuring execution of program policies and
procedures and staff and client/client safety measures.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides client supervision in a safe
setting, monitoring and recording client vitals per contractual
- Supervises clients in the self-administration of medication and documents appropriately - complete medication inventories under the supervision of the nursing department.
- Utilizes and promotes the appropriate
treatment model with all clients. Conducting appropriate interventions and
- Observing and documenting relevant client
information and behaviors. Ensuring communication lines between all departments
(Sobering Center, Withdrawal Management, Residential).
- Maintains accurate documentation in
electronic healthcare record, staff log, charts, medication log, facility
forms, and/or other reports in a timely manner.
- Conducts and documents client checks and
- Conducts and documents drug testing and/or breathalyzer
- Responsible for maintaining and ensuring
all medicines are safely and securely stored.
- Conducts routine facility checks to
ensure facility safety and security.
Including client and property searches.
- Attends all required staff training
sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and state licensing requirements,
completes all training on time.
- Attends and participates in program and all staff meetings.
- Adheres to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and
Values while acting as a role model for others.
- Other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma required.
- Certified Medical Assistant certificate,
EMT or higher preferred.
- Minimum of one (1) year working in
Healthcare, Mental Health or Substance Abuse treatment field.
- Must maintain a valid California Drivers' License, have proof of
automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House
SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Demonstrated commitment and adherence to
Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE For- Integrity, Collaboration
Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-Thinking
- Proficiency in MS Office systems
- Ability to utilize an electronic healthcare record
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
- Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
- Ability to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with
- Ability to model positive behavior and demeanor
- Understanding of addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
- Understanding of patient development and family systems
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Ability to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer
service-oriented, and collaborative
- Skills and ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and
families of various backgrounds
Job Location: Santa Ana, CA
Job Number: 480