Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Health Assistant in Red Hook, New York

Description

Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Medical Assistant has its Advantages

As a Medical Assistant at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • A position where you are out and about, alternating between our residential school and various medical settings.

  • The opportunity to work side-by-side with our dedicated nursing staff to ensure our individuals receive the best medical care possible.

  • The ability to gain the necessary skills and experience working with our individuals to advance in your career here at Devereux.

  • A rewarding career while making a difference!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Located at our main campus in Red Hook, NY, this position is responsible for assisting medical staff in the coordination of all medical appointments and care of students/individuals and in the daily functions of the department. The Medical Assistant will be responsible for maintaining current First Aid, CPR, SCIP, and Medication Certifications and will provide transportation as needed for all medical appointments.

Keyword Search:ADD, ADHD, Autism, Cognitive, Direct Care, Direct Support, Human Services, Special Needs, Treatment Team

Qualifications

Education : High School Diploma required. Associate's Degree preferred. OMRDD Medication Certification.

Experience : At least one year experience working with a developmentally disabled population.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!

The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Requisition ID 2018-3427

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time