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Elements Behavioral Health Certified Medical Assistant in Berry Hill, Tennessee

JOB SUMMARY The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is a member of the multidisciplinary team who is directly involved in providing quality care to patients. CMA's are responsible for providing assistance to the nursing staff. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES * Takes client medical histories, performs and records vital signs and prepares clients for examination. * Assists with completing Nursing portion of admission process. * Completes patient assessments and notes. * Documents and updates Multidisciplinary Records. * Inputs client related information into medical record systems. * Transfers clients to Emergency room when appropriate. * Operates Pyxis machine based on appropriate protocol. * Assists with laboratory services and facilities routine tests as directed by MD and/or Nurse Practioners. * Maintains clean and properly stocked examination rooms and equipment. * Assists with ordering client specific and stock medication and updating inventory. * Writes, transcribes and reviews orders for non-controlled medications. * Administers non-controlled medications. JOB QUALIFICATIONS * Medical Assistant Certification * Minimum of one (1) year of experience acquired through a combination of education or practical work experience. * Work experience in a mental health or substance abuse/recovery environment or with a 12 step program is preferred. * CPR/First Aid Certification is required for this position. If not CPR/First Aid certified at time of hire, certification must be obtained within the state mandated time frame after first day of employment. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled