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Medical Assistant

  • Job Title: Medical Assistant
  • Direct Supervisor: Administrative Services Manager (ASM)
  • Compensation: $18 - $22 / hr
  • Location: Chaska, MN

Key Responsibilities

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
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

To apply for this position, email your resume to Jessica Powers, Administrative Services Manager at employment@lorenzclinic.com

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