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Medical Assistant

Company: New Haven Residential Treatment Center
Location: Spanish Fork
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMedical AssistantNew Haven Residential Treatment Center is seeking a part time Medical Assistant. Medical Assisants are responsible to care for medical emergencies and for the general medical needs of the students. They are responsible for sorting and passing out medications accurately. MA's respond to reports of pain or sickness as they arise and assess the student. They determine when a student is to be placed on sick bed due to illness or pain. They accompany students to medical appointments; communicate findings to the students' parents and to the Nursing Manager. Check the vital signs and weight of students as assigned. Medical Assistants count and track narcotics every shift. They monitor students in regard to mood, behavior and affect, and then chart the findings (Particularly when a student is starting a new medication.) They correlate lab draws for the students. Administer, read, and record Tuberculosis tests. Communicate any pertinent medical information to the Treatment Team and the Psychiatrist either verbally or in written form. New Haven has a program with a rich learning and supportive atmosphere. For more information about New Haven please visit our website: http://www.newhavenrtc.comNew Haven is a residential treatment center for adolescent girls and their families. At New Haven, our treatment is family focused, values based and multisystemic; these three foundational elements make for a clinically sophisticated program that puts relationship at the center of the healing process. New Haven has three campuses in Utah - one in Spanish Fork, Saratoga Springs and Hobble Creek. QualificationsThe position requires a Medical Assistant licenseKnowledge of standard medical terminology and technique.Knowledge of legal charting procedure and requirements.Knowledge of medications and medication administration.Skill in using nursing tools and equipment (e.g., needles, thermometers, diagnostic tests, stethoscope, blood pressure cuffs, etc.)Skill in assessing the physical condition of the students.Skill in communicating medical situations accurately to students, parents, and co-workers.Ability to use word processing software and to navigate the local network.Ability to check vital signs. Other RequirementsMust be 21 or olderMust have a current driver license and good driving recordMust be able to pass a Utah State background check New Haven is an equal opportunity employer

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Keywords: New Haven Residential Treatment Center, Salt Lake City , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Spanish Fork, Utah

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