Behavioral Health Network
417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
|Salary Range:||Location:||WESTFIELD, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Human Services|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
Preference: Nice to have
|Do you want to serve your community by using your experience in the medical field?|
Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Medical Assistant in the Center for Adults & Families program at Behavioral Health Network! As a Medical Assistant, you will provide services to children and adolescents with an array of BHN services and support psychiatrists and APRNs. These services include measuring vital signs and providing an assessment of individuals prior to their medical appointments. Medical Assistants evaluate and respond to changes in the individuals’ condition and report the findings. Additionally, Medical Assistants schedule individuals’ appointments with prescribers and ensure that these schedules are filled.
Utilizing electronic prescription methods, Medical Assistants take medication orders from the psychiatrists or APRNs and distribute and administer the individuals’ medication, as needed. In addition, Medical Assistants provide education about medication or health services to individuals, if needed. Additional responsibilities include disposing of biohazard waste in accordance with OSHA standards, maintaining supplies, managing phone calls for the clinic, and performing other tasks to aid the function of the clinic.
The Center for Adults & Families in Westfield, MA provides comprehensive recovery-focused outpatient mental health and substance abuse services to individuals over age 18 and their families. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
|Medical Assistants at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:|
•Well-organized with good interpersonal skills.
•Familiarity with Internet, word processing and email systems.
•Medical Assistant Certificate or Degree (required).
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!