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. This position has a weekly schedule of Monday-Friday 5am-2pm.

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

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development

A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility and promotion
Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, and consultation in implementing evidence-based services and programs
Innovative Program & Services

A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services
Excellent Benefits

Competitive salaries within our communities and industry
Healthcare coverage for employee and qualified family members
Generous vacation, paid holiday and sick leave policies
Access to Employee Assistance Program services
Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match of up to 4% of compensation
Agency-funded life and disability insurance program
Financial incentives to further employee education

Contact Person:
Phone: 509-575-4084
Location: Yakima, Washington
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $15.34 - $19.18 Hourly

Posted on December 10, 2020

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