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Certified Medical Assistant-Outpatient Psychiatry

 

18315

Neuropsychiatry Clinic

Full Time

Day Shift

8:00am-4:30pm

As a Certified Medical Assistant you will:

  • Provide support services for the Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic's functions, occasionally requiring the use of independent judgment. 
  • Perform varied outpatient clinical duties. 
  • Work closely with the psychiatric provider, interact directly with patients, record vital signs, and manage large volumes of clinical information. 
     

Requires:

  • HS diploma/GED and successful completion of Medical Assistant's course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants and at least 6-12 months of relevant medical office experience.
  • Certification as a CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) at time of appointment and continually while in position.
  • Problem-solving ability sufficient to effectively triage lab results and screening results, manage patient schedule, and prioritize tasks to meet clinic needs.   
  •  Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact tactfully and with sensitivity with patients, families, clinic staff and external parties, and maintain a professional manner at all times.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Requires the ability to physically intervene in medical and behavioral emergencies; and to transport and lift patients.
  • Occasional traveling to off-site campuses and locations may be required.