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Medical Assistant

Shadow Mountain Recovery Albuquerque, NM
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Medical Assistant works closely with medical and clinical staff in providing care to patients in detox hospital setting. Ability to work as part of a treatment team in a setting with changing demands.

Experience working with substance use disorders and psychiatric/mental health patients in complex medical settings is highly desirable.

This position is for a set schedule of Friday/Saturday/Sunday, 7p-7a, for a total of thirty-six hours per week.

Essential Duties:

  • Interact with clients actively intoxicated, experiencing symptoms of withdrawal
  • Provide safety, stability and direction to clients
  • Identify emerging situation and respond appropriately
  • Preform accurate, timely and ethical documentation at all times, including admissions, discharges, inventories of patients personal belongings, documentation of all significant interaction with individual patients
  • Monitor/observe Urinalysis or Breathalyzer tests as needed and document appropriately
  • Monitor and document client vital signs, physical condition, and behaviors as part of the program structure
  • Supports medical staff as needed
  • Administration of medications as per QMAP protocols, working closely with medical team including physicians, NP’s, PA’s and nurses regarding medications in general, proactively seek clarification when needed.
  • Use Electronic Health Record software for documentation
  • Monitors the facility to insure it is maintained and in order, report concerns to direct supervisor, review and apply security protocols of the facility
  • Dispose of biohazard waste according to OSHA standards
  • Practice OSHA safety standards and universal precautions
  • Communicate to the medical team observed medical complications or signs of distress in patients
  • Transport client to hospital or other approved serves as directed by medical and program personnel
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings and supervision

Shadow Mountain Recovery

Why Work Here?

Rockstar COO, Growing organization!

Shadow Mountain Recovery (SMR) is dedicated to delivering solutions that improve the quality of life for our clients and their families. We are a behavioral healthcare and medical services company. We offer medical detox services for prescription pill dependency, detox services for addiction and alcoholism, short term residential assessment, coed and gender specific residential treatment programs for adults in mountain and ranch style locations. Our programs are individualized, medically and therapeutically appropriate, licensed, and nationally accredited. We provide safe, effective solutions for those struggling with, and questions about, prescription pill dependence and substance abuse; with and without co-occurring mental health needs. Our offerings include medical detox services for prescription pill dependency, detox services for addiction and alcoholism, short term residential assessment, coed and gender specific residential treatment programs for adults in mountain and ranch style locations.

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5400 Gibson Blvd. SE Albuquerque, NM 87108
Albuquerque, NM
USA

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