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Medical Assistant (part time)

Lorain, Ohio
Job Type
19 May 2023
Where New Paths Begin

Recovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field of behavioral health with a history dating back to 1864, we address the needs of the whole person, helping them reset their paths, reclaim their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success, providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment, workforce development training, early childhood mental health services, psychiatric care and more.

Are you ready to make a difference? Are you seeking a flexible work schedule? OhioGuidestone offers an amazing support system, education bonuses and incentives, and much more!
The Medical Assistant works under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and is responsible for monitoring the physical health of persons served and communicating to other health care practitioners regarding client's health status. Must be willing to travel to other sites, as needed.
This is a part-time opportunity, three days a week (Tuesdays , Wednesday, Thursday 8am - 5pm).

Essential Functions:

Complies with all state and federal laws regarding protected health information.
Maintains complete and current medical records regarding all clients served.
In collaboration with the team, ensures a comprehensive health history through the collection of vital signs, lab work and OARRS reports as needed for further assessment and treatment.
Documents client records, labs, medical records, and OARRS within Agency designated standards.
Meets and sustains the OhioGuidestone designated productivity standard.
Provides education to persons served, family members of persons served and other staff regarding medication, symptom management, wellness and health, as instructed by medical staff.
Provides monitoring of clients' mental illness or substance use and physical symptoms; communicates any changes to the treatment team.
Provides direct witnessed urinalysis, targeted case management, or individual psychotherapy to clients to monitor symptoms, carry out prescriber orders and support coordination of care.
Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning, and troubleshooting.
Meets and sustains the Agency's designated productivity standard.
Travels to all Agency sites as needed.
Maintains reliable attendance.
Exhibits positivity, flexibility and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as requested or required.
Demonstrates positive leadership, promote a team-based work environment and present the Agency in the most positive light with all internal and external contacts.


Must be able to operate a computer and other position related technologies
Must be able to verbally exchange information in a confidential manner with employees, clients, students, participants, and/or families in various settings
Must be available for crisis management by phone as needed
Must be able to work flexible hours as needed
Must be able to clearly and confidentially communicate with OhioGuidestone employees, clients, students, participants, and other stakeholders

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
Must be able to access work locations and, as necessary, which may include ascending/descending stairs
Must be able to stoop, stand, walk, bend, and stay upright to perform work
Must be able to visually read written and digital information
Must be able to visually determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned and/or to make general observations of facilities or structures
Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication
Must be able to hear clients, students, or participants, co-workers, and supervisors at normal speaking levels
Must be able to dictate with clients, students, participants, co-workers, and supervisors using all means of communication including but not limited to, in-person, phone, and computer
Must be able to type case files and other paperwork
Must be able to frequently drive to varying work environments including agency offices.
Must adhere to all Our Promise Values and Guiding Principals


High school education or equivalent required.
Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program, required.
Medical Assistant credentials, required.
CDCA and QBHS licensure required within first 6 months of employment.
Minimum of 1 year of related Medical Assistant experience, required.
Demonstrated EMR experience required, Evolv preferred.
Demonstrated computer literacy and excellent verbal communication.
Must have a valid Ohio driver's license, safe driving record and proof of insurance required.
Ability to take and pass a physical, tuberculosis test, and drug screening.
At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings.
OhioGuidestone is committed to creating a more diverse community. We encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/M/F/H/V

Experience providing care in a psychiatric or substance use treatment setting.
Licenses & Certifications
Medical Assistant
Certified Medical Asst.
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  • Job Reference: 1010172758-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: OhioGuidestone
  • Location: Lorain, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent