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Medical Assistant - Paid
Title:Medical Assistant - Paid
Department:Treatment Services
Location:Salt Lake City, Utah

Medical Assistant - Treatment Services

Schedule: Full-time - Benefits eligible!
Pay: $17 to 19/hr

Benefits - Approximate full-time benefits package value = $23,000:

  • Low-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage. Health savings account. 403b retirement plan with employer match (50% match up to 3%).
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • 33 paid days off: 11 observed paid holidays, 12 sick days, and 10 vacation days to start. Vacation increases to 12 days after 1 year, 15 days after 2 years, and more at 5 and 9 years of service.
    • Sick and vacation time accrue hourly per pay period.
  • $50,000 in employer-paid life insurance; additional coverage available.
  • $1,200 annual employer contribution to your Health Savings Account (paid quarterly)
  • Employee Referral Program including cash bonuses and paid time off

Mission Statement
Volunteers of America, Utah builds a community supported bridge that provides a path for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance.

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the APRNs and Division Director of Treatment Services, the Medical Assistant/Medical Office Coordinator performs routine administrative and clinical support functions to assist the APRNs including: answering phones, scheduling appointments, assisting clients in tracking their medication, and occasionally giving clients injections.   

Essential Duties

  • Act as a support person for the APRNs
  • Perform administrative and clinical duties
  • Manage the APRNs’ appointment schedule
  • Assist clients in completing patient assistance applications
  • Track clients’ medications
  • Call in client refills when needed and when appropriate
  • Deliver medications to clients’ homes
  • Record services in the OHR (Online Health Record) in a timely manner
  • Maintain professional boundaries and client confidentiality at all times.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively on the phone, in writing and via email, as well as the ability to exercise discretion on sensitive and confidential matters
  • Attend work on a punctual, regular, and predictable basis

  • Successful completion of an Accredited Medical Assistant program and a High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of multiple phone line system
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients
  • Experience in an outpatient mental health setting preferred
  • Work is generally performed in an office environment, must sit for extended periods of time
  • Some light lifting, no more than 25 lbs. may be required

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Volunteers of America, Utah is committed to creating a diverse environment, where all people feel valued, have the opportunity to do their personal best and where leadership development is fostered. The organization is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, ethnicity, skin color, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and developmental abilities, physical ability or religious belief. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
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