• Job Tracking ID: 512937-702823
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 18, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

This position will be embedded within the Medication Assisted Treatment program while also serving Hispanic/Latino patients as part of a SAMHSA grant focused on HIV and SUD treatment.

The MAT Medical Assistant will provide clinical and administrative support to patients and staff in the Buprenorphine, Naltrexone and Methadone programs.

Responsible for screening and consenting potential clients for MAT programs.

Participate as a member of the SAMHSA Fuerza Latina community program serving Hispanic/Latino patients within SSTAR’s facility, providing culturally and linguistically competent care

Assist in the maintenance of patient flow including weight, height, vital signs, and patient preparation

Schedule patients and participate with tracking of patients for follow up.

Assist with admission of new clients, including supervised urine drug screens, urine pregnancy tests and interpreting tests including breath alcohol testing.

Completing assessment paperwork and other required SAMHSA program paperwork.

Scheduling random urines, pill counts, EKG’s and vital signs under the direction of RN Case Mangers.

Order urine drug screening tests.

Participate in monthly MAT meetings.

Complete prior authorizations for MAT medications. Utilize the Covermy meds program.

Input office procedures, billing charges and other pertinent clinical information into EHR.

Triage incoming phone calls. Assist with cancelling and scheduling appointments as needed.

Submit application for PT-1 form via website.

Assist with completion of all MAT related paperwork.

Maintain adequate stocking of supplies.

Disposes of biohazard waste on a daily basis

Availability to work evening shifts.

Other duties as required.

Experience and Skills:

  1. Certified medical assistant in Massachusetts.

  2. Strong organizational skills. Excellent computer skills and ability to use electronic medical records.

  3. Ability to work well with co-workers and supervisors.

  4. Willingness to learn new protocols and follow directions.

  5. Ability to perform CLIA waiver testing.

  6. Bilingual preferred.

  7. CPR Certified.

At least two years of continuous sobriety is required for people in recovery from drugs or alcohol.


Job Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Company paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance, Generous Time off accrual policy, 403B Retirement Plan, Pet Insurance