Certified Medical Assistant

Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant
Posted: Feb 07, 2019
Type: Full-time

Job Description

Community & Family Resources (CFR) is an agency that assists individuals and families with substance abuse and gambling addictions and mental health needs.  CFR has an in-patient treatment facility and an in-patient adolescent treatment facility, both located in Fort Dodge. CFR also has outpatient offices located in Fort Dodge, Ames, Webster City, Boone, Clarion, Humboldt, Pocahontas and Rockwell City.  Our staff have the opportunity to provide support at many different levels with adults, as well as youth.
We are currently accepting applications and resumes for a Certified Medical Assistance.  Must be able work weekends and holidays.  It is preferred that there is some experience with substance abuse treatment services.  The person for this position will be detail oriented, be able to provide services and complete medical orders, chart all relevant information, complete sometimes urgent, complex, and confidential tasks.
WORK HOURS:  Will work 9am to 5pm plus every other weekend which may be 12 hour shift.  May need to travel to Boone or Ames office sites occasionally. 
  • Must be Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse or Certified Medical Assistant with a current valid Iowa license to practice nursing, AND 
  • Preferred completion of 20 hours of gambling specific training within the previous 24 month period, AND
  • Preferred experience in substance abuse treatment services, counseling and those specialty areas relating to detoxifying clients 

Skills & Experience

  • Provide assistance to counselors by completing the Intake process on all admissions consistent with the program's intake and assessment format
  • Complete all medical history ad intake information and prepare all clients residing at CFR for physical exam as soon as possible following admission
  • During normal business hours, advise the Billing Department of people who have insurance immediately so that pre-certification may be obtained if required. If pre-authorization is needed after hours the nurse on duty at the time of admission should obtain the information necessary and complete the pre-authorizatin process
  • Complete the 6-month follow-ups on discharged Medicaid Only Clients as assigned
  • Participate in the total Quality Assurance Program Plan as outlined in the Plan and as directed by the immediate supervisor of this position as listed in this job description
Community and Family Resources offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, IPERS/ 401(k), paid training, holidays, tuition assistance, and generous paid time off.  We are a nicotine free employer.
HOW TO APPLY:  Qualified candidates should send a resume with cover letter to: ColleenM@cfrhelps.org, or apply online at cfrhelps.org. Please direct any questions to Colleen at (515) 576-7261, ext 1102.

Additional Information

Posted: Feb 07, 2019
Schedule: Day Shift
Type: Full-time
Compensation: $12.50 or DOE