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Behavioral Health Medical Assistant


Portland, ME

Catholic Charities Maine in Portland is seeking a Part-Time (potential for Full-Time) Behavioral Health Medical Assistant. This position will support program members through the provision of direct coordination of medical screening services, drug analysis, health data gathering and the development and implementation of health and wellness workshops and clinics. Under the direction of our Prescriber’s and RN’s, the Medical Assistant will ensure client appointments are made (UDS, PCP and Lab Screenings), attended and followed up on. The Medical Assistant will also provide patient navigation and appointment support to include: providing orientation to the healthcare system, ensuring needed documentation is available for both onsite and community provider appointments, that clients are matched with PCP they are comfortable with, and are provided with resources such as transportation support, referrals for additional provider support such as additional Care Coordination, Peer Support, Community Support Groups and Counseling. 

Eligible candidates must be a certified or registered Medical Assistant. Must have experience supporting individuals in a medical setting. Preference for those with experience in the social services field supporting individuals affected by mental health and addiction. Knowledge of the health care system and community resources in Cumberland and York county is preferred. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

You may submit your cover letter and resume (indicating the position title) via our website (www.ccmaine.org) or email ([email protected]), fax (207-523-2789), or mail to Human Resources Office, Catholic Charities Maine P.O. Box 10660, Portland, ME  04104.

Catholic Charities Maine is a United Way and EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disabled Employer. Catholic Charities Maine participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please go to: https://www.ccmaine.org

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