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Medical Assistant

Company: Polara Health
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

Full-time position (40 hours weekly)We Value Our Employees By Offering:

Medical, Dental, Life, and Health Care Benefits (FT)
Up to 3 weeks of paid/sick time off plus 10 Holidays per year (FT)

Polara Health, Serving on the front-lines of mental health treatment in Yavapai County since 1966, Polara Health (formerly West Yavapai Guidance Clinic) is uniquely positioned to improve access for people in need of high quality and affordable holistic care. We are a beacon of hope, help and healing for over 7,000 individual and families and 1,300 children annually. Focused on addressing the whole person through a client centered approach, we offer holistic, transformative services that are tailored to address the unique needs of each client, address the social determinants of health and ensure coordination of care with loved ones and other integrated service providers. Qualifications: Minimum High School Diploma, with Certified Medical Assistant certificate. Must have a minimum of one year experience in healthcare related field as a Certified Medical Assistant. Specific Qualifications:

Excellent communication and customer services skills.
Knowledge of psychotropic medications and standard doses for confirmation of appropriateness and communication with pharmacies.
Knowledge of and application of Certified Medical Assistant standards.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician, collects data from the client record, the client and pharmacies.
Calls/faxes/delivers medication orders to pharmacies.
Contacts clients regarding availability of medication refills.
Performs vital signs, weights, AIMS tests and documents findings.
Assists the Registered/Licensed nurse or Physician to coordinate client care by communicating with clients and case managers for appointments, missed medications, client compliance issues, etc.
Under supervision of a Registered/Licensed nurse or Physician, logs-in samples and performs an accounting of samples in compliance with Joint Commission standards.
Enters sample prescriptions into MARS and gives prescriptions to the provider.
Under the supervision of the Registered/Licensed nurse or Physician, gives filled prescriptions to clients and provides medication education as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.

This position is considered Safety-Sensitive by Polara health. EOE/Non-smoking facility. Pre-employment drug screening/background check required. ** All candidates must be able to obtain a DPS Fingerprint Clearance card. It is the policy of Polara Health not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or national origin. This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff and termination. PH further agrees to take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities. PI191337238

Keywords: Polara Health, Prescott Valley , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Prescott Valley, Arizona

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