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Job Title: Medication Assistant Specialist - Yakima, WA

Posted on January 22, 2018

Employer: Triumph Treatment Services

Job Description:
About Triumph Treatment Services:
Triumph Treatment Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and individuals overcome chemical dependency and regain and maintain control of their lives. We offer a wide range of services including assessment, out patient treatment, Women's programs, housing programs, education and counseling. Our goal is to help people triumph over addiction and achieve and maintain functional and successful lives. The first step usually occurs in the outpatient center. Assessment is the beginning of the process. Everyone is an individual and we attempt to match services to individual needs. With a wide range of treatment options, we can design the most appropriate and effective treatment to accomplish a long range solution. After assessment, the client is routed to the appropriate next step which could be treatment, group and individual counseling, supervised or case managed housing, or referral to residential services. We link services throughout the process to provide a path from initial diagnosis and treatment through return to normal life. We provide people with a toolbox of skills to not only succeed but to maintain their success.

Job Description:
Medication Assistant Specialist – Intensive Inpatient Programs provides caretaker services to patients. The primary purpose of the position is to ensure the policies and procedures of the agency and the program are carried out and that the patients receive care of the highest quality. The Medication Assistant Specialist specific focus is in medication assistance for patient care, including tracking for intake, refill, dispensation and discharge through the patient cycle in our facilities. The Medication Assistant Specialist must maintain a good rapport with the patients. In addition to primary medication duties, the Medication Assistant Specialist is a secondary authority to coworkers to guide residents to follow the provisions of the disaster plan, accident, and illness procedures when necessary.

Understand and follow protocols established to protect confidentiality of patients, dealing with this even in conflict or under pressure
Understand and follow building safety and security procedures.
Be knowledgeable of emergency management procedures, including evacuation for fire, First Aid, CPR.
Be knowledgeable of community resources for dealing with personal emergencies, including potential suicide, exposure, overdose, drunkenness.
Develop and maintain a good working knowledge of the Outpatient and/or Inpatient programs and objectives.
Assist, as needed, in performing specific daily activities, i.e., providing tours to visitors; answer the phones; take messages.
Understand and Support all program rules; policies and procedures.
Assist in daily inspections of the clients rooms and building, depending upon the shift and if same sex as patients.
Attend staff “Pass Down meeting” at shift change as required, and participate appropriately
Review operating supplies inventory and note shortages for action by Program Manager. Fill out supply requests as needed.

Qualifications & Benfits
The ideal candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED and must have a Medical Assistant Certification
Candidates must have a working knowledge of medical terminology and Medication Assisted programs
Able to deal with elevated stress and cope with circumstances dangerous to self or others
Strong phone and computer skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required
Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required

Direct Deposit
Uniforms Provided
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program
Recruiting Referral Bonus Program
Flexible Schedule
Formal On-the-Job Training Program
Free Parking
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Medical Insurance
Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Medical Spending and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
Family and Medical Leave
Paid Jury Duty
Sick Time

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: $12.50 - $15.50 HR

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