Truman Medical Centers Behavioral Health LPN /Medical Assistant (AIMS Clinic) in Kansas City, Missouri

Behavioral Health LPN /Medical Assistant (AIMS Clinic)

Tracking Code

12703-124

Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

LPN- Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Nursing BH, or designee, provide nursing care in a Behavioral Health setting. Responsibilities include collection of data, administration of medications and treatments, and documentation of care provided. Responsible for providing guidance to Mental Health Technicians in service to the BH patients. Perform duties within the scope of the Missouri State Board of Nurse Practice

MA- Provides care for patients under the direction of the physician in the ambulatory clinic and/or procedural setting. As a part of the healthcare team, they support administrative and clinical functions within their work setting. In collaboration with patients and the healthcare team collects and records important health information data as part of the admission and discharge process. Incorporates patient education into the plan of care. Completes and/or assists with procedures.

Required Skills

LPN-Minimum Requirements1. Graduation from an accredited practical or vocational nursing program.2. Licensed as a practical nurse in the State of Missouri.3. Experience working in a BH facility or an equivalent environment where clinical careis provided to patients4. Certified BCLS.

MA-Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)-ceritification by the American Association of Medical Assistant (AAMA), Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) –certification by American Medical Technologists (AMT) or Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) –certification by National Association for Health Professionals. [Beginning 1/1/2013, all new hires are required to possess one of the above certifications and maintain for continued employment.]

  • Current BCLS certification upon hire & maintained for continued employment

  • Ability to perform POCT, immunizations, and injections

  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and problem solve.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Considerable ability to provide superior customer service skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and basic computer skills

Required Experience

2-5 years Behavioral Health experience prefered

Job Location

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Shift Schedule

8:00AM - 5:00PM