Support Staff/Medical Support

Position Title

Support Staff/Medical Support - H.H. - Polk Mental Health Clinic - Livingston, TX

Position Number

P #184

General Description

This position aids in the efficient operation of the outpatient clinic and the expansion of services provided by Burke; interacting with staff, consumers and other agencies. This position will monitor client's services, coordinating the needs for each individual. Duties include oversight and implementation of the indigent Medication programs, coordinating lab work and tracking, gathering information for prescription refills, faxing prescriptions to numerous pharmacies, cataloging sample medications, maintaining inventory of medical supplies, problem solving, answering phones, filing and other nursing support duties.  This position will also aid in some direct care (taking vital signs).

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent.

Experience

Required: Six (6) months of responsible clerical experience.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Ability to type 45 WPM, experience with multi-line telephone system.

Preferred: One (1) year of clerical or direct care experience in a mental healthcare environment and/or a medical setting. Experience with PAP, medication management, and medical terminology. 

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Physical Requirements

Required: Must have visual and auditory skills sufficient to interact with consumers and staff.  Mobility required to bend, reach, lift (up to 25 pounds) for carrying charts, supplies and equipment.  Fine motor skills required for legible writing.

Hours

Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Salary

$25,000 annually