Medical Assistant - Yakima, WA

Employer: Comprehensive Healthcare

Job Description:
Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What are we looking for in a Medical Assistant?
Medical Assistants are part of our Nursing Services team and provide varied clinical and administrative support to ensure the delivery of high-quality treatment for our clients. The Medical Assistant will meet with clients prior to their appointments to check vitals, obtain health history and list of current medications, and accurately record this information in the client’s health record. Medical Assistants may also assist with client education, assist with insurance authorizations, and follow up on lab results. This position is best suited to an individual who is able to establish rapport quickly and is familiar with mental health & substance use disorders.

Medical Assistant duties may include:
meeting with clients to obtain health history and medications list
accurately measuring and recording clients’ vital statistics
updating client health records and completing medication reconciliations
completing lab slips as needed
assisting with client education as directed by medical providers or nurses
maintaining urine drug screening for clients and communicating results to clinical staff
obtaining prior authorizations from payors
accurately completing all clinical documentation in a client-centered manner
Current certification as Medical Assistant in Washington

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on September 15, 2020

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