Medical Assistant - Physical Health
Looking to make an impact? You’ve found the opportunity. At Lifewell, you’ll join a team passionate about providing hope, healing and health to the ones we serve. Our mission drives us, and you’ll see this in our desire to help others reach a balanced mental health lifestyle. We align our thinking on three values: person-centered, evidence-based and quality-driven. Just as much as we care for those we serve, we care for our employees. We provide career growth paths to encourage personal and professional development so you can focus on what’s most important. Come alongside others to encourage self-value and hope. Come alongside us and help lives change!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
There are many hands-on opportunities and areas where you can combine your compassion and skill in helping our members. As a Medical Assistant, you will provide services to our members including engagement, medication administration and education, while being responsible for preparing members for their examinations by measuring vital signs, blood draws, urine collection for drug screens and administering injections as ordered by a healthcare professional. Additional duties will include performing office procedures like EKGs, dipsticks, glucose screenings, medication injections and assisting with medical outpatient procedures and exams.
In this position, you will be required to travel between several clinics throughout the workweek to coordinate physical and behavioral health needs for our members.
If you have a strong passion for helping others, and work well administratively in a compassionate environment, this is the career for you! Join our team at Lifewell to apply your skills to assist our members! Apply now!
Skills / Requirements
Skills / Requirements
- A High School Diploma/GED
- Current Medical Assistant Certification valid in the state of Arizona
- Minimum of one year relevant experience; in a behavioral health setting preferred.
- Current Arizona Driver License and a current satisfactory 39-month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
- Must be 21 years of age
- Background Check
- Minimum 1 year recovery from drugs and/or alcohol
- Minimum typing speed of 25 wpm
- Possession of, or the ability to obtain, the following:
- CPR and First Aid certifications
Lifewell Behavioral Wellness is a non-profit behavioral healthcare agency providing treatment, services and support for low-income clients diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI), general mental health issues and substance abuse disorders. Lifewell offers residential, outpatient, community living and psychosocial rehabilitation programs which are client centered and adapted to address a broad range of needs.
Lifewell programs provide safe and supportive environments that foster recovery, healthy living and personal growth for clients as they build on existing strengths, focus on addressing deficiencies, and learn new social and vocational skills.
Pay: $16 to $17.79/hour
Lifewell Behavioral Wellness offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance; short and long term disability, life insurance, a qualified 403B plan, a generous PTO plan, and 10 paid holidays.
Job Status: Part Time