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Medical Assistant

Job description

At Sanford Behavioral Health our employees are the heart of our business. We offer a welcoming and supportive environment in which to further your career, as well as competitive benefits. We have assembled a group of talented and credentialed professionals to create an unmatched team for which to join. We are inspired by them every day and trust that you will be too.
Role and Responsibilities
  • Conducts hourly safety checks on clients during sleeping hours and provides appropriate supervision to always ensure client safety.
  • Assists clients with any conflict resolution or interpersonal issues in the milieu.
  • Facilitates/co-facilitates experiential groups, skills groups, community outings, psycho-education groups, therapeutically supported lunches, and assessment groups.
  • Assists with blood draws and urine screenings.
  • Delivers services within a person-centered approach that is intended for motivating the client to continue treatment and follow through with treatment recommendations.
  • Administers medication as prescribed by the physician in accordance with medical procedures and ensures that daily progress notes are completed in a timely manner.
  • Participates in staff development and training, including staff meetings, in-service training, advanced skill workshops, and continuing education.
  • Communicates with multidisciplinary team/administration in a timely manner regarding risk management issues.
  • Stays up to date on professional licenses and/or certifications and all necessary continuing education and supervision as required.
  • Presents professionally to the public when representing Sanford CTED.
  • Administers and collects wellness surveys and client satisfaction surveys.
  • At all times, observes and respects clients’ individual rights, and confidentiality and adheres to Sanford House’s personnel code of ethics.
  • Assists in scheduling appointments for clients and transportation as needed.
  • Performs other duties as requested.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Active Registered Medical Assistant OR Certified Nurse Assistant is required.
  • Experience working with individuals with eating disorders, addiction disorders, and other mental health issues is preferred.
Pay is Dependent on education and work experience.
ADA Disclaimer
The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.
EEOC Statement
Sanford Behavioral Health is an equal-opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by Federal, State, or local laws.