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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Symetria Recovery
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Who we are:
Symetria Recovery is the #1 outpatient rehab in Illinois and Texas. It started with three simple, yet game-changing core beliefs: Addiction is a disease; co-occurring mental health conditions should be addressed, and patients deserve respect, not judgement. Symetria Recovery provides comprehensive substance abuse treatment with a focus on Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in a welcoming outpatient setting. Unlimited clinical services are available to our patients under our bundled-service delivery model. Key services delivered through our Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) licensure include MAT, medically monitored psychiatric care, individual therapy, group therapy (IOP), 6-day-per-week nursing care, and ongoing aftercare. Most of our patients being provided medication receive Buprenorphine products, but they can also receive Methadone, injectables (Vivitrol, Sublocade), and any other FDA-approved medication for addiction.
What you will do:

  • Gathers pertinent information from patients for completion of the intake nursing assessment.

  • Administers, interprets, and documents urine drug screens, pregnancy tests, and tuberculosis screening tests.

  • Communicates all necessary results and pertinent information to the treatment team and documents follow up actions in patient medical record.

  • Collects CIWA/COWS score and provides report to nursing team and/or medical provider.

  • Collects and monitors patient's vitals and other physical health information.

  • Collects blood samples from patients at admission and annually, when ordered by medical provider.

  • Provides support to all patients experiencing physical withdrawal or other physical health conditions.

  • Assists nursing staff with medication callbacks and/or outreach attempts to re-engage patients in treatment.

  • Assists in completing code status change forms and additional documentation as needed

  • Assists clinic staff in case management responsibilities, including but not limited to assisting with arranging guest dosing, medical record coordination and collection, communication with outside providers, and conducting outreach calls

  • Maintains a professional working relationship with all patients and staff

  • Completes any and all additional duties as assigned by Program Director

    Who you are:

    • Active Medical Assistant Certification within the state of hire

    • CPR certified

    • Ability to receive and follow detailed instructions

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    • Experience obtaining and interpreting vital signs, tuberculosis screening tests, pregnancy tests, and urine drug screens.

    • Professional appearance and demeanor

    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite/Windows Operating System

    • Learn and efficiently operate Electronic Medical Record Platform

    • Service orientated experience and/or prior experience in substance use treatment setting preferred

    • Must pass a criminal background check

      Benefits Available to you:

      • Healthcare for you and your families: medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, life insurance

      • CEU reimbursement and paid time to complete required CEUs for your licensure requirements

      • Licensure Fee Reimbursement

      • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

      • Closed major holidays

        Come join a team that believes in and has a passion for providing personalized care to each individual that is a part of Symetria Recovery!

Keywords: Symetria Recovery, Des Plaines , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Des Plaines, Illinois

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