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Medical Assistant

Clinical | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Medical Assistant

Reporting Relationship: Residential Manager

General Description:

This position provides supervision and assistance to the residents, their children and outpatient clients in accordance with the criteria of the program's goals. Work closely with the nurse and needs to have knowledge of chemical dependency as a disease, including treatment and intervention methods. Monitors client behavior, conflict resolution, and hygiene, conduct group education, answer phone, and pass medication to agency clients. Implement rules and monitor cleanliness of the environment. 


  • Gather client information upon admission to the unit, including adult assessment of addiction and withdrawal 
  • Continuously observe and document client behavior, mental status and activities
  • Record client information such as vital signs, weight and medication adherence
  • Provide support to the physician, as needed
  • Follow all operating procedures of the treatment program
  • Thorough and accurate documentation
  • Provide conflict resolution as needed
  • Participate in all required meetings and trainings to increase knowledge of substance abuse
  • Participate in all required meetings and trainings to increase knowledge of substance abuse
  • Effectively communicate with client and staff
  • Provide support to clinical staff
  • Assume any other responsibilities as may be appropriate and directed by the Residential Manager

Qualifications, Skills & Knowledge:

Required Qualifications

  • Sincere dedication to the mission of Queen of Peace Center
  • Minimum of an associate degree in a medical field with knowledge of substance abuse and mental health
  • Med. Tech Level 1 Certification, CPR and First Aid and Class E license
  • Intermediate computer and typing skills required

Skills, knowledge & competences

  • Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health is essential
  • Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families
  • Experience in working effectively and respectfully with people from many different backgrounds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Outlook
  • Superb oral and written communication skills

General Understanding & Equal Opportunity Employer

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.

The Archdiocese of St. Louis and Queen of Peace Center are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, or disability, or other categories protected by laws which are not inconsistent (which do not conflict) with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.