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Front Office Medical Assistant/ Receptionist

Company: Sierra Meadows Behavioral Health
Location: Fresno
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Answers phones, greets clients, and responds to general inquiries for a medical practiceManages the lobby, maintaining a clean and orderly environment and ensuring company standards are being metOpens mail, organizes office files, and scans/mails documentsProvides light administrative support to employeesManages & orders suppliesMake appointments, keep records, or perform other clerical duties.Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action. Influence patients' behavior to assist in their healing.Administer prescribed oral medications and hypodermic injections, following physician's prescriptions and hospital procedures and noting times and amounts on patient's charts.Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures.Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff.Provide nursing, psychiatric and personal care to patients.Interview new patients to complete admission forms, to assess their mental health status and to obtain their mental health and treatment history.WHO WE AREWe are the Central Valley's premier behavioral health treatment provider. Founded in 2019, our companies have experienced steady and consistent growth in the Fresno/Clovis area. Our portfolio includes the following companies:Sierra Meadows Behavioral Health, providing behavioral healthcare including substance use for adults through our 18-bed inpatient program & robust outpatient programs;Ascend Behavioral Health, where we offer a 6-bed inpatient program as well as a high quality outpatient mental healthcare for children & adolescents;Sierra Meadows & Ascend Psychiatry, an outpatient psychiatry practice serving all ages;Touchstone Recovery Center, a thriving outpatient substance abuse program for adults and adolescents;Sierra Meadows Foundation, our not-for-profit free counseling center and training facility.For additional information, please visit us at: and .Requirements:Must have a valid license for CNA, MA, LVN or LPT- Experience working in mental health, alcohol or drug abuse a plus.High School graduate or equivalentMust be available Monday through Friday during normal business hoursBilingual strongly preferred1+ years customer service experience preferred with excellent communication and interpersonal skillsMust be capable of maintaining regular and punctual attendanceMust possess strong phone and computer skillsMust be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary informationMust have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levelsMust qualify based on background check, Drivers License status, and drug testingPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSLifting 10 lbs, sitting for long periods of time, standing, and bending.

Keywords: Sierra Meadows Behavioral Health, Fresno , Front Office Medical Assistant/ Receptionist, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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