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Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values?xc2xa0xc2xa0At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.xc2xa0Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicinexe2x80x94including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nursesxe2x80x94deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gatewayxe2x80x99s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission.xc2xa0If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around xe2x80x93 GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!xc2xa0xc2xa0Certified Medical Assistants are responsible for:xc2xa0Checks and monitors client vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure and blood sugar levels; and documents readings as appropriate.xc2xa0Prepares and administers medication as ordered and under the supervision of the doctor; observes medical reactions and reports any changes or concerns to physician and/or nursing staff.Prepares and administers medication and vaccinations as prescribed and under supervision of a physician and documents same in the medication administration record.xc2xa0Reviews and creates physician orders from physician sourced documents; places orders per instructions, such as vital signs requests, lab orders, or dietary instructions.xc2xa0Collects client sick call requests and discusses or notifies MD or RN. Performs data entry into system.Responsible for checking and monitoring client vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration rates, blood pressure and sugar levels; records clientxe2x80x99s readings and other information pertinent to the clients medical needs and care.Assists physicians, psychiatrists, dietitians and other providers with exams, preparing exam room; and maintains their daily schedules.Observes clientxe2x80x99s physical, mental, and emotional conditions and reports any changes or concerns to nursing staff.Performs searches of clients and client property following any period of absence from the unit in accordance with agency policy.Enters lab orders into the electronic medical record and monitors and reports incoming results to physician or nursing staff.xc2xa0Collects specimens, blood draws, and perform minor procedures under direct supervision of MD if needed.Performs additional duties as assigned, such as monitoring, storing and reordering supplies, changing biohazard bags, answering telephones, photocopying, scanning and filinxc2xa0documents and forms.xc2xa0Requirements:xc2xa0Completion of Medical Assistant training program from an accredited institution.Current CPR certificationComputer skills, ability to follow protocols and attention to detailWorking knowledge of theories, principles, and basic nursing concepts in order to effectively contribute to clientxe2x80x99s medical careAbility to read, write, understand and follow written instructionsStrong xc2xa0verbal and written communication skills to include report writingConflict resolution skills to implement solutions and resolve conflictAbility to collaborate with othersAbility to work irregularxc2xa0 hours, over weekends and holidaysMust be a critical thinker to assess situations and develop and executes action plansMust be well-organized to work well under pressurexc2xa0Physical Requirements:xc2xa0Normal or corrected vision and some color vision, necessary to read thermometers, blood pressure gauges, dipstick analysis results, and so forth to see and evaluate presented symptoms and injuriesCommunication abilities necessary to gather and exchange information with clients and staff in person or by telephone, provide care instructions, and schedule appointmentsAbility to respond to telephone, pages and intercomsManual dexterity necessary to manipulate instruments and syringes, apply bandages or sterile wipes, and accept and pass instruments and specimens; and touch sensitivity necessary to detect pulse, palpate body areas, and perform treatments with minimal client discomfortDepending on program assigned, ability to drive vehicle to various locationsAbility to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a regular basisAbility to stoop and bend, ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and ability to walk and move about for up to two hours at a timeExerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.xc2xa0Competitive Compensation and Benefits:xc2xa0Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:Health Insurance – Including a wellness premium incentive opportunityDental & Vision InsurancePaid Time Off – Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first yearFlexible Spending Accounts and Health Saving AccountCommuter Accounts403(b) Retirement Plan with company matchxc2xa0Life and AD&D InsuranceShort Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)Tuition ReimbursementTraining & Development Programsxc2xa0Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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