Psychiatric Services Certified Medical Assistant
Responsibilities: Coordinating with nurses and physicians, assisting in patient care including taking detailed phone messages, triaging the calls based on clinical urgency, calling patients and pharmacies, completing medication orders per physician order and notifying patients of physician response to message, obtaining vital signs and performing ODT per physician request.
Completing necessary clinical documentation for prescribers, i.e., Indigent medication program forms, referrals, transfers and closings as needed.
Coordinating retrieval and transmission of collateral clinical documentation, lab work and discharge summaries. Faxing/copying needed lab work or other documentation to other facilities ensuring to maintain HIPAA compliance.
Maintaining the stocked sample medications, as well as serving as a resource to the medical and nursing departments regarding pharmaceutical company coupons, discounts, etc. Maintain sample medication tracking log to maintain compliance with CARF.
Performing other related duties at the discretion of the Psychiatric Services Coordinator and/or Medical Director.
Qualifications: Must possess Certified Medical Assistant certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants. Experienced in or knowledge of the workings of a medical practice or environment. Mental health experience is a plus.
Employee must be self-directed, flexible and highly motivated and be able to work with a team approach.
Supervisor: Psychiatric Services Program Coordinator