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Psychiatry Assistant- Geriatric Services

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


  • Position Summary

    • This position will support treating providers by triaging clinical calls and MyChart inquiries, managing the refill line, conducting prior authorizations for insurance approval, rooming pts, performing vitals, coordinating care with other community providers, and other duties as assigned.

    • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

      • Education: N/A

      • License/Certifications: CRMA preferred.

      • Experience: Knowledge of mental illness and treatment practices and procedures normally acquired through a minimum of 2 years' experience, preferably in a mental health facility. Two years' experience working with patients who were diagnosed with mental illness.

      • Possess both effective, direct written and oral communication skills.

      • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively deal and interact with a diverse group of personalities, providing direction, support and collaboration with patient care.

      • Ability to accept direction, feedback and problem solving.

      • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and attend to a high level of detail in coordinating services for this patient population.

      • Must have written and verbal skills to write letters, complete forms, make referrals, communicate with community agencies, I.e. general assistance, case managers, Care Partners, etc.

      • Have basic adequate knowledge and ease of computer skills.

        Additional Information

        MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

        MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

        At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

        With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

        Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Psychiatry Assistant- Geriatric Services, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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