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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - (21731)

Universal Health Services


Location:
GA USSAUTEE, GA
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
21731
Universal Health Services
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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - (21731)

Facility Name
Black Bear Treatment Center
Location
GA US
SAUTEE, GA 30571 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Other
Job Description

Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is the premier provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns, offering residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an individualized approach, upholding a high standard of innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each patient’s needs. We are committed to providing and promoting evidence-based treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders through clinical services, education, and research. Our purpose is to create lifetime relationships for long-term recovery. Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole person—physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. We provide the foundation; you build the life.

Located in the serene forest foothills of northern Georgia, Black Bear Lodge is a place of solace and healing for those suffering from addiction and mental health issues. We are a residential treatment center offering a comprehensive, integrated program that addresses the needs of the whole person—mind, body, and spirit. Our system of care is personalized, evidence-based, and research-proven. Patients can self-reflect and find strength for life change amid the beauty of the expansive sky and the natural tranquility that characterizes our location.

FRN is currently seeking a Medical Assistant, to provide assistance to the nursing staff at Black Bear Lodge, by delivering direct care to our patients and maintaining vital medical records.  Everything that we do is geared towards improving the lives of our patients, both while they are at our facility, and in their lives afterwards.  Providing patient-centered care is not only what we do; it is who we are.

Do you want to put your skills and passions to use, in an environment where you’re making a real and tangible difference in people’s lives?  Do you want to be part of a team of highly skilled individuals, working towards the goal of helping people through life-changing recovery?  Do you have the desire to serve as a Brand Ambassador to FRN?   If so, then this could be just the opportunity you’ve been searching for!  This position will be located at Foundations Recovery Network’s facility, Black Bear Lodge, located in Sautee, Georgia.

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Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Administer non-narcotic medication to patients in the residential setting.
Tracks medication administration via MAR.
Monitors medication use and reorders appropriately to ensure med availability for patients.
Collection of all admission and routine work through venipuncture and vitals.
Acts as liaison between La Paloma and the laboratory/pharmacy to ensure completion of all requested services.
Inputs preliminary and final results into the medical records database and completes chart audits.
Maintains the inventory of supplies necessary for all assigned work by ordering from our identified vendors.
Manage the staff TB testing program.
Meets timeliness expectations of completing work as scheduled, demonstrating self-paced performance and adjusting priorities as needed.
Cross-trains and supports other areas of the nursing department as needed or requested by supervisor.
Perform all other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment.
Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the FRN Model of Treatment.

Ability to build relationships with diverse individuals and groups.

Ability to perform Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived testing.

Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.

Must have general knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.

Education and Experience

High School diploma or GED required.
Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant training program. Certified or Registered preferred.
Current BLS Healthcare Provider Certification.
Minimum of two years’ experience in a medical assistant role in a healthcare facility; hospital experience preferred.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours.

Ability to be physically mobile by walking, climb stairs, traverse the campus on uneven hilly terrain.

Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Position requires some work on the computer requiring manual dexterity and visual acuity.

Ability to read, write and analyze detailed and complex information.

A current, valid driver’s license and a clean driving record is required for use of company vehicles and occasional business travel.

Due to the 24/7 operational demands, must be available after normal working hours and on holidays to manage emergencies that may arise.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background and experience with us by applying online.  FRN offers competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K.

FRN is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FRN via email, the Internet, or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of FRN.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by FRN as a result of the referral or through other means.

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