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Location: Lakewood
Posted on: August 6, 2022

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Job Description If you are looking to make an impact by helping others, then Preferred Behavioral Health Group is the place for you! By joining our award-winning team, you will be part of the premier behavioral health organization in Monmouth and Ocean counties; a dynamic and innovative non-profit that was proudly named "Outstanding Employer of the Year" by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA). We are a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center, and our mission is to deliver quality and compassionate behavioral health services to individuals and families through a Trauma Informed Care philosophy and approach. Our staff is at the core of everything we do. We are dedicated to building a diverse team, one where employees feel a sense of belonging and are valued for their contributions. We encourage and embrace staff development and growth. If you are ready for an exciting and rewarding career, please submit youJob Title: Certified Medical AssistantProgram: CCBHC (Certified Community Behavioral Health Center)Location: 700 Airport Road, Lakewood NJ Position Type: Full TimeJob Description/SummaryProvides direct services to clients and assists and supports other members of the care team to ensure maximum wellness and recovery in the mental health field.Other Key ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities

  • Works with individuals in the community who have co-morbid physical health diagnoses to help coordinate care with primary/specialty providers and behavioral health treatment.
  • Understands target populations and specialized needs; Develops knowledge and skills appropriate to the target population and necessary completion of responsibilities.
  • Draw blood samples and send for laboratory analysis.
  • Secures medical records from outside providers by completing releases of information for all prescribers and providers.
  • Provides trauma informed compassionate client support and care, attention and assistance during office visits.
  • Assists prescribers during outpatient services including psychiatric evaluations and medication management appointments.
  • Generate and maintain required documentation for all consumers with PBH's Clozapine System.
  • Manage collaboration with outside medical providers, answering calls and returning messages on behalf of providers.
  • Provide screenings including but not limited to Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence, GAD 7, PHQ 9.
  • Take consumers' vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, height, weight and body mass index (BMI), waist circumference and document in Qualifacts
  • Administer medication injections, monitor compliance with medications, review lab reports, contact pharmacies on behalf of prescribers.
  • Assist in securing medication authorizations by interacting with insurance carriers.
  • Gathers psychiatric and/or physical symptom and treatment history, documenting concurrently in the electronic health record.
  • Pull laboratory records from multiple platforms for Prescriber review, and upload into electronic record following review.
  • Assist in obtaining pharmaceutical coverage and prior authorizations.
  • Mon - Fri with one evening availability.Required CompetenciesCompetency
    • Proficiently communicates - written and verbal
    • Exhibits critical thinking
    • Documents thoroughly and on a timely basis in the electronic health record
    • Maintains credentials and continuing education requirements.
    • Manage calls from professionalsQualificationsCategory Qualification
      • High School Diploma,
      • Credentialed in NJ as a Certified Medical Assistant,
      • Experience in behavioral health field a plus.Comprehensive Benefits Package:o Medical and Dental Insuranceo 403(b) Retirement Plano Paid Time Off and Paid Holidayso Disability and Life Insuranceo Employee Assistance Programo Voluntary Benefits, such as Vision Insurance, Aflac, Pet Insuranceo Training opportunitieso Employee Referral Bonus programo Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings AccountPreferred Behavioral Health Group requires all qualified candidates to be fully vaccinated upon their first day of employment. Requests for reasonable accommodation due to disability or religious belief will be considered.EOE


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