Post Date: 03/24/2020
Close Date: 04/13/2020
We are CODA. We are a not-for-profit, research-focused behavioral health agency and the oldest opioid-addiction treatment facility in Oregon. We help adult clients whose health and quality of life are compromised by alcohol, drugs and mental health challenges through compassionate, evidence-based care. Our comprehensive network of programs allow us to treat forms of addiction at many levels of recovery through residential and outpatient care. We value our amazing employees and show it with excellent benefits, a supportive company culture and the opportunity to be part of a best-in-class research department.
Our positions are eligible for a generous benefits program including medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k) with 4% employer matching, and up to 4 weeks paid time off in the first year. Employees also receive priority consideration for career advancement opportunities as well as professional development training and support.
We are currently looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to join our CODA team. This individual performs under the direct supervision of the licensed medical professional (LMP) to provide support to the medical staff and coordinate care within the program. In this position, you would be required to fulfil the following functions:
•Prepare patients for examination by Licensed Medical Professional by performing vital signs, medication reconciliation, and giving patients medical history forms. Assist patients filling out medical history forms if they are unable to complete by themselves.
•Schedule appointments by making arrangements with the program facility, verifying times with patients, preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms.
•Coordinate care in the form of requesting of records, communicating progress, acting as liaison between internal and external influences, gathering of information, and preparing reports.
•Assist medical staff in monitoring patient medical status, measuring patient vital signs, and performing other routine medical procedures as directed by LMP; maintain up to date documentation of observations and evaluations in patient electronic medical record.
•Administer injectable medication as delegated by LMP, monitor progress and side effects.
The following qualifications and experience are important for success in this position:
•High school diploma or GED certificate.
•Minimum two years of experience in an ambulatory care outpatient, primary care, or urgent care environment and with an ongoing patient panel.
•CMA Certification and/or completion of coursework needed to attain the required licensure for this position.
•Ability to perform blood draws.
•Ability to travel to various sites as needed.
All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery must have a minimum of two years in recovery post-treatment to be considered for employment.
CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.