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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Medical Assistant in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Description

Are you an experienced PA Certified Medical Assistant? Do you have a desire to work with children and adolescents?

If you answered YES to both of these questions, consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.

We offer:

  • Best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options with generous time off.

  • The possibility to have your student loans forgiven-Devereux is a non-profit and many of our employees enjoy public loan forgiveness (PSLF).

  • On-going training opportunities - internal training in the behavioral healthcare field (Safe and Positive Approaches and New Directions), and additional job-related trainings and conferences. Performance evaluations with ongoing coaching conversations.

  • Stable national non-profit employer that offers a strong support system and is forward thinking in their clinical practice and research.

The Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (CIDDS) center serves children, adolescents and young adults – from birth to age 21 – with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and behavioral and emotional disorders. Each year, more than 1,000 children and adolescents receive specialized care, in the environment best suited to the unique challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, and emotional and life skills needed to flourish in their home community.

CIDDS services include two Approved Private Day schools, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, therapeutic foster care and a full-time residential program.

We are currently seeking a FT Medical Assistant to assist medical staff in the coordination of medical appointments and care of clients as well as in the daily functions of the department. Schedules appointments, verifies health care needs, coordinates and facilitates running of campus medical clinic under guidance of nursing personnel. Performs basic vital signs, EKG, hearing and vision screenings. Ensures that proper stock of drugs and medical supplies are maintained. Demonstrates ability to provide assistance to nurses and physicians in clinical encounter.

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Key Words: Medical Assistant, MA, certified medical assistant

Qualifications

EDUCATION: High School diploma or GED required. Certified Medical Assistant or prior health care experience required.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one (1) year experience as a certified nursing assistant or one (1) year experience as an office medical assistant preferred. Experience working with individuals with intellectual, developmental and/or behavioral disabilities preferred. Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Applications, experience with data collection/analyzing platforms (Radar, Pro-Filer, and/or other internal and external software applications pertinent to the position). Strong organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires ability to work independently, prioritize, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and adhere to established guidelines. Valid driver's license must be maintained.

Posted Date 1 month ago (8/27/2021 4:37 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19696

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time

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