Medical Assistant

Job Description
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 Child Guidance Clinic Outpatient 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 Child Guidance Clinic Outpatient program at BHN provides comprehensive mental health, educational, developmental, behavioral, and consultative services to children, adolescents, and their families in Springfield, MA and the surrounding communities. Our multidisciplinary staff offers a variety of culturally competent programs in our clinic, at numerous community sites, and in homes. 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.
Job Requirements
Medical Assistants at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:
Well-organized with good interpersonal skills.
Familiarity with Internet, word processing and email systems.
At least one year experience working with a psychiatric population (required).
Medical Assistant Certificate or Degree.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhninc.org and click on "Work Here and Make a Difference" to apply!

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