Cenikor Foundation Certified Medical Technician-Full Time- Deer Park, TX in Deer Park, Texas
Cenikor’s Value Proposition – What’s In It for You?
PURPOSE in your work – service to others, giving back to your community, helping to save lives, being fulfilled at work. See how we served last year. (https://www.cenikor.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/FY22-Highlights.pdf)
COMPETITIVE PAY, BENEFITS, PAID TIME OFF, $2k - $4k TUITION REIMBURSEMENT, up to 10% 401K and BONUSES – we hire and reward high performers.
STABILITY and GROWTH – more than 55 years in business – our strong financial processes support our drive to serve more people and ensure stability for our team members.
CONTINUOUS LEARNING and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – we are committed to developing our leaders in their desired career path and promoting from within. We have Cenikor Career Pathways Program that you can join after 90 days of employment. We also have an annual leadership development program with assigned mentors to help you achieve your professional goals. More than 25% of our total employees have been promoted the last 4 years.
STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS – The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) forgives your qualified student loans if working for a non-profit for a specific period of time. Find out more here. (https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service)
The work we do isn’t easy. If you like purposeful hard work, serving others and having FUN with your team while achieving goals, Cenikor will be the right place for you!
The Certified Medical Technician is responsible for working closely with program staff to provide health services and education for Cenikor clients and staff.
Schedule: 40/hrs a week- 7am/7pm
Ensure that the medical clinic is in compliance with program policies and procedures and make suggestions for improvements when needed.
Ensure appropriate and timely documentation is completed and placed in clients’ medical files as required.
Ensure clients are initially registered and classified into the local hospital care system within seven (7) days of admission.
Assist facility staff in developing and implementing educational seminars and/or training for clients on various health topics, including but not limited to, proper medication procedures, smoking cessation, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, exercise and personal wellness.
Manage and operate the medical clinic efficiently.
Assist with pre-admission screening process as needed.
Provide health education for Cenikor clients and staff as needed.
Dispense prescribed medications as needed to clients daily.
Accurately assess and treat minor client health problems.
Schedule appropriate medical and health-related appointments for clients.
Conduct monthly inventory and assist facility staff with appropriate disposal of expired and/or discontinued medications.
Uphold the core principles of Cenikor’s culture to help maintain a positive working environment for all team members.
Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor.
Establish positive relationships with physicians and maintain a network of health professionals to assist in providing client medical treatment.
Report potential communicable diseases to the public health authority as required.
Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the nonexempt functions as defined in this job description.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Experienced in working with various types of people.
Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
Patience, perseverance, and resilient in a challenging environment.
Excellent assessment and communication skills.
Knowledge of pharmacology as it relates to individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Capable of providing medical care to a diverse ethnic and cultural population.
Capable of performing job responsibilities in a professional manner.
Excellent documentation skills.
Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor’s Culture with all team members:
Demonstrate mission of service to our clients
Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries
Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success
High School Diploma or GED
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Preferred
Current certification in CPR and First Aid (required)
Prefer a minimum of one (1) year of medical experience preferably in providing care for individuals with alcohol and substance abuse, mental health and chemical dependency treatment.
Knowledge of the therapeutic community philosophy preferred.
Knowledge of electronic health record system preferred.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically including MS Outlook calendar.
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