DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primarily responsible to serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary service team in the role of Medical Assistant. Job responsibilities include: assisting clients with intake paperwork, obtaining HIPPA releases as needed, obtaining client medical records, sending PCP Notification of Care, obtaining client vital signs, obtaining prior authorizations for patients, and administering client shots as needed. Responsible for administering drug screens to clients and for employees. Responsible for completing coordination of psychiatric clinic care, coordination of mental health care with community physicians and consulting psychiatrists. Responsible for ensuring that clients on medication receive their prescribed medication. Responsible for picking up client medications from the pharmacy as needed. Serve as a liaison between GCLC and the Public Health Department. Other duties as requested by the Nursing Supervisor. Maintain confidentiality for all information regarding clients, staff, physicians, and GCLC obtained as a result of employment at GCLC.
Participate in development of Safety Plans, SELF Care Plan and participate in Community Meetings. View all clients through the trauma lens of “what has happened to you” rather than “what is wrong with you”. Staff problem solve using the SELF Tool of Sanctuary – Safety, Emotions, Loss and Future.
Certified Medical Assistant preferred. Licensure must be maintained during period of employment. Employee is responsible for obtaining continuing education to maintain appropriate licensure and to attend in-service training sessions designed to provide training in accordance with GCLC, DOH, and Medicaid Standards. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.
CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Hiring and promotion will be accomplished in compliance with GCLC’s Equal Opportunity Employment/Affirmative Action Policy. Position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Position consists of 40 hours per week, generally Monday through Friday. Hours or days may vary according to need. Travel may be required of employee for delivery of services, training, or conferences. Personal transportation is mandatory. EOE
The GCLC, Inc. is committed to the Sanctuary Model of Trauma Informed care for its staff and clientele. We believe that increasing awareness, emphasizing safety, and teaching skills to our employees that they can utilize to manage their feelings, are crucial steps in creating an environment conductive of processing change, feelings, past trauma, grief and loss
Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc.
Why Work Here?Guidance Center of Lea County, Inc. is committed to the Sanctuary Model of Trauma Informed care for its staff and clientele. We believe that increasing awareness, emphasizing safety, and teaching skills to our employees that they can utilize to manage their feelings, are crucial steps in creating an environment conductive of processing change, feelings, past trauma, grief and loss. to using the trauma informed care as a guide for creating a safe and non-violent environment. We communicate using four concepts that guide the way we work. This language is called the S.E.L.F. language and each letter represents an important part of how we view trauma and change both in our organization and in our lives.
If you are looking for career development and growth in an expanding behavioral health agency, come join our team!