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Medical Office Assistant

Washington County Mental Health Services, Inc. | Berlin, VT

Washington County Mental Health Services, Inc.
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Description:  The Psychiatry Division of WCMHS is seeking a collaborative, energetic and self-directed individual to provide administrative and clinical support to the psychiatric staff, as well as provide collaborative support to related divisions.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Facilitating the flow of patients/clients within the medical office for psychiatric appointments;
  2. Providing clinical support to the psychiatry staff;
  3. Supporting and facilitating psychiatry staff scheduling
  4. Managing flow of information in and out of the medical office that is pertinent to psychiatric care;
  5. Data collection and entry;
  6. Collaborating with the IT department over matters related to Electronic Medical Record;
  7. Supporting psychiatric staff to maintain compliance with Meaningful Use and other national standards related to delivery of medical care;
  8. Collaborating with nursing staff;
  9. Maintaining psychiatry staff schedules;
  10. Providing administrative support to the Health Home Program, as well as to other collaborative programs;
  11. Cross-training for Building C office support
  12. Other duties as assigned that relate to managing flow and efficiency within an outpatient mental health practice in a unique setting.


The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  1. Experience working with and providing social and/or clinical support to target populations;
  2. Experience working with Electronic Medical Records, word-processing programs, data entry systems, calendar/scheduling programs and telephone systems;
  3. Experience with obtaining an individual’s health information, such as current medications, current status (“chief complaint”) and pertinent historical patient information
  4. Knowledge and skill to take vitals;
  5. Knowledge and comfort with technology and willingness to explore the functional capacity of technology to enhance quality and efficiency of psychiatric care;
  6. Administrative management and front desk office skills;
  7. Reliability, flexibility and self-directedness;
  8. Able to work both as a team member and independently.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with 2 years progressively responsible administrative experience preferred, or Associate’s degree with 35 years office experience.
  • Experience working with adults and/or children with emotional and behavioral health challenges in an office based setting preferred.
  • Experience working in direct clinical care setting preferred.
  • Must have a safe, reliable, insured vehicle and a clean driving record.

Job Code: 622
Posted On: 2019-02-07 08:08:15
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Admin - Clerical, Mental Health, Non-profit
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Career Level: Entry Level (<2 years experience)
Minimum Degree: Associate Degree
Pay Type: Annual Salary
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 05602, Admin - Clerical, Mental Health, Non-profit

Additional Contact Info

P.O. Box 647
Montpelier, Vermont 05602