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Medical Assistant (non-registered) Behavioral Health

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Greater St. Louis -
  • #BJCcareers -
  • Hourly -
  • Days -
  • Monday - Friday -

  • Job ID: 1221913
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    The Medical Assistant (MA) provides patient care under the direction of a physician or other licensed provider. This position performs select duties for the promotion of health in the care of patients and delivers care according to practice protocols and procedures.


    Responsibilities

  • Cleans, prepares and stocks supplies in exam rooms.
  • Obtains vital signs, patient history and maintains accurate and prompt charting in the patient's record.
  • Performs clinical skills, such as phlebotomy, electrocardiography (EKGs), point-of-care testing and injections.
  • Triage calls, provide test and lab results to patients and present relevant information to provider with correct medical terminology.
  • Assists provider by preparing patients for exams, procedures and treatments.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Direct Patient Care -
  • Behavioral/Mental Health -
  • Mental Health Technician (MHT) -
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer