Medical Assistant - ADAMH Board of Franklin County

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Medical Assistant  
CompDrug is seeking a Medical Assistant for our practice in Columbus, Ohio.  This position is responsible for assisting Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses in providing care to behavioral health and addiction patients under general supervision.  
About CompDrug:  
For more than 40 years, CompDrug has offered comprehensive services in prevention, intervention and treatment to those seeking help for their addictions and mental health issues. It is now the largest opioid treatment program in Ohio, offering medication-assisted treatment using FDA-approved medications. CompDrug’s dedicated employees provide drug testing, outpatient counseling for men and women, and numerous prevention programs for youths and adults. Programs include Individual and group counseling, and Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOT) programing. Prevention Services include Youth to Youth International, Pregnant Moms, Senior Sense, and HIV Early Intervention. Those services combined reach thousands of people every day and are instrumental in saving lives, preventing problems, and providing effective treatment. CompDrug has met the standard for high quality treatment and prevention services, winning several awards and gaining National Accreditation for its Opioid Treatment Program and Mental Health Programing through CARF (Commission for Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities), beginning in 2002. All CompDrug programs have achieved the highest level of accreditation awarded by CARF.   
CompDrug provides its employees with a collaborative, flexible and supportive environment where ideas and contributions are recognized and valued.  Employees are encouraged to develop and grow their skills through training, on-the-job learning experiences and problem solving.  CompDrug provides a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental and vision coverage, student loan repayment, life insurance, maternity & paternity leave, disability, 403b and paid time off.   
Supports patient care by facilitating CompDrug’s Specimen collection processes for urine, salvia, blood collection and breathalyzer.  This includes observed urine collection as needed.  Reporting suspected falsification of a specimen. 
Follow chain of custody procedures   
Process and pack specimen collection  
Provides instructions to patients on how to provide urine, breath and saliva specimens. 
Provide assistance, care and customer service to CompDrug patients in an empathic, trauma informed manner while maintaining boundaries    
Administers pregnancy tests  
Escorts patients to exam room, obtain vitals, status/history update and relevant screening questions  
Administers diagnostic exams within defined scope, for example, TB testing and ECG  
Supports the maintenance of medical and toxicology supply inventory.   Ensures supply areas are well stocked and inventory ordered as needed   
Updates and maintains patient records in the electronic health record  
Completes prior authorizations in collaboration with providers  
Prepares patient charts for visits: compiles testing, dosing records, runs required compliance reports  
Answers phone calls and provides other administrative support to the medical staff  
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment  
Maintains patient confidentiality and adheres to established privacy practices in compliance with HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2. 
Maintains job knowledge by participating in required continuing educational opportunities  
Maintains certification and continuing education  
Regular and timely attendance  
Other duties as assigned  
Certified Medical Assistant preferred. 
Medical Assistant work experience or completion of medical assistant training program required.   
CPR certification required within 1 year of employment. 
Previous toxicology specimen collection experience preferred. 
Previous experience in a fast paced, high volume clinic setting.  Mental Health or addiction experience preferred.  
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with a high level of initiative. 
Solid computer skills, including experience with electronic health record and Microsoft office. 
Ability to work effectively with a variety of individuals in sometimes stressful situations 
Ability to bring empathy and compassion to a vulnerable population while maintaining boundaries 
Must be able to meet the following with or without reasonable accommodation: Will be required to sit, walk, stand.  Use fingers to manipulate, handle, feel and control items and equipment.  Reach with hands and arms.  Must be able to see, read, write, and interpret items from reports.  Must be able to lift or move objects weighing up to 15 pounds. 
Interested individuals may apply online at 
We are a drug free workplace.

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