Careers

Medical Assistant (LPN/CMA/CNA)

The Medical Assistant plays an integral role within the overall clinic. In addition to functioning as a receptionist, they serve as the point person for the psychiatry department and assist psychiatry with procedures and patient care. This is a full-time as assigned, non-exempt, hourly position.

  • Job Title: Medical Assistant (LPN/CMA/CNA)
  • Direct Supervisor: Administrative Services Manager
  • Compensation: $37,000 - $43,000
  • Location: Chaska

Job Function

The Medical Assistant plays an integral role within the overall clinic. In addition to functioning as a receptionist, they serve as the point person for the psychiatry department and assist psychiatry with procedures and patient care. This is a full-time as assigned, non-exempt, hourly position. Monday-Friday and daytime hours.

The Medical Assistant will provide support in the following areas:

• Leadership & Development

o Collaboratively working with ASM to carry out development and strategic goals
o Providing insight to ASM regarding process improvement
o Serve as a cultural leader within the clinic space
o In all actions, embodying and modeling spirit of social justice and collegiality

• Administrative

o Preparing new patient paperwork
o Organizing clipboards for new patients
o Organizing patient paperwork (e.g., copying, faxing, filing, etc.)
o Keeping form and supply inventory and communicating needs to purchasing
o Making general site repairs (e.g., changing light bulbs, etc.)
o Tidying the clinic regularly (e.g., trash, dishes, etc.)
o Monitoring vendor services (e.g., water levels, shred box, etc.)
o Sending, receiving, and distributing correspondence as directed (e.g., mail, faxes, etc.)
o Retrieving mail & distributing appropriately
o Taking credit card payments and other payments
o Providing a neat, professional first-impression to all clinic visitors

• Patient Coordination

o Scheduling new and existing patients
o Maintaining clinic schedules as requested
o Managing client caseloads for assigned providers
o Patient check-in and check-out
o Handling of sensitive and confidential information
o Offering clients refreshments
o Scoring and filing outcomes measures with Department of Health
o Assist and support psychiatrist with patient examinations, treatments, and/or procedures including but not limited to:

  • obtaining vital signs including blood pressure, height, weight, pulse, temperature checks, and urine testing if needed
  • administering injections
  • recording patient’s medical history and other relevant data

o Prepare examination areas and patients for examination, procedure, or treatment by
psychiatrist
o Coordinate patient care to allow for maximal communication between providers and
patient access to needed supports
o Initiate referrals to internal team members for psychotherapy, psychological testing, or
other services
o Receive, return, and triage calls and messages left by clients and forward vital information
to psychiatric providers
o Fax/Phone/Email/E-prescribe medication prescriptions and refills per the providers’
orders and work with insurance companies to obtain prior authorization as needed

• Staff Support

o Provide administrative assistance to psychiatric providers
o Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

o Licensed Practical Nurse, Certified Medical Assistant, or Certified Nursing Assistant from an
accredited school (required; must be active at the time of hire and maintained throughout employment)
o High School Diploma or GED
o Experience assisting psychiatrists or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, or experience
with the mental health specialty (strongly preferred)
o Clean criminal background as required by law

Requirements

o Overt commitment to social justice
o Ability to work with clients from a variety of backgrounds
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Self-motivated and self-starting work style
o Ability to initiate and maintain self-organizational systems to ensure job tasks are completed as
expected (e.g., calendar of tasks/responsibilities, etc.)
o Perfect interpersonal boundaries
o Trustworthiness in handling sensitive information (with special preference given to candidates
with HIPAA compliance knowledge and training)
o Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
o Reliable transportation with the ability to travel to any of our clinic locations
o Reliable and dependable attendance
o Schedule flexibility as needed
o Ability to sit for long periods of time
o Ability to operate computer software for 90% of the job
o Ability to learn and use computer software

Benefits

o Medical plan available at 30 hours per week
o Dental plan available at 30 hours per week
o Vision plan available at 30 hours per week
o Short-term disability at no employee cost
o Long-term disability at no employee cost
o Accident death and life insurance at no employee cost
o Student Loan repayment options
o Paid time off
o Paid holidays
o Paid CEU time/CEU allowance
o Career advancement opportunities – we are committed to contributing to the success of our
team, and pride ourselves on advancing the careers of our current staff whenever possible

To Apply

Email your resume to employment@lorenzclinic.com. This position is open until filled.

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