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Medical Assistant

Company: Omni Community Health
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Title: Medical Assistant I Omni Community Health: Omni Community Health is a full-service, statewide behavioral health organization providing and coordinating care for children and adults. Our mission is to be the provider of choice for those in need and our referring partner agencies who are seeking innovative, quality family and community services which improve lives. The Medical Assistant is critical to achieving this focus by assisting clients with their medical care. Omni Community Health employees are required to model the company's mission, vision and values in the course of their employment.The Omni Family operates from the shared values of Embracing Diversity, Safety, Trustworthiness, Emotional Intelligence, Empowerment, Mindful Collaboration E.S.T.E.E.M. These principles provide a framework for the Omni Family's approach to advance safety, hope, and healing through a lens of trauma competency. A trauma competent organization acknowledges the widespread impact of trauma on individuals and organizations, recognizes signs and symptoms, utilizes effective responses, resists re-traumatization, mitigates secondary trauma, and leverages resilience to create the safety for healing and growth.Summary: -- Medical assistants perform routine clinical and administrative duties under the direct supervision of a physician or supervisor. Medical assistants perform many administrative duties, including answering telephones, greeting patients, updating, and filing patients' medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handling billing and bookkeeping. Duties include taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, and assisting during diagnostic examinations. Medical assistants collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments. They instruct patients about medications and special diets, prepare and administer medications as directed, authorize drug refills as directed, and telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy. They also facilitate communication between the patient and other health care professionalsQualifications: Position requires at least a one or two-year degree in Nursing or a related field. Must also have a minimum of one year of experience in a clinical setting with children or adults diagnosed with mental or behavioral illnesses.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, and other Requirements: Valid driver's license, proof of automobile insurance, and reliable transportation. Certification in proper crisis prevention initiatives and universal precautions required. If required, TB (PPD) test, completed within 30 days of hire date.Company Benefits: • Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision • Life Insurance • Long-Term Disability • Short Term Disability • Flexible Spending Accounts • Health Savings Accounts • Critical Illness • Accident Insurance • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan • Employee Assistance Program • Paid Vacation Time (based on eligibility) • Paid Sick Time (based on eligibility) • Paid Holidays (based on eligibility) • Mileage & Monthly Tech Allowance (based on eligibility) • On-demand Pay Options• Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) long-term retirement plan - Omni is a 100% employee owned company. Through the (ESOP), the company's success provides employees ownership interest in the company. As the company grows and matures, so will the retirement funds of our employees.

Keywords: Omni Community Health, Murfreesboro , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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