Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)/LPN

Mental Health Center of Denver
Published
September 28, 2021
Location
Denver, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

POSITION SUMMARY : Provide direct services, mental health assessments and treatment to consumers with severe and persistent mental illness.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

CMA:

  • Collect blood specimens and prepare them for lab work/testing.
  • Interview consumers to obtain medical information.
  • Measure vital signs: such as: pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height.
  • Record consumers’ medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results into medical records.
  • Communicate relevant medical information to medical and clinical staff as part of the treatment team.
  • Coordinate medical care and intervention with staff and Psychiatrist.
  • Maintain a trauma informed environment of wellbeing.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

LPN:

  • Provide psychological evaluations/problem identification, and crisis interventions.
  • Provide medical case management as needed.
  • Assist consumers with psychological, social development and rehabilitation.
  • Coordinate medical care and intervention with staff and psychiatrist.
  • Draw blood for lab work for consumers.
  • Monitor consumers’ vital signs.
  • Administer intramuscular medications.
  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with MHCD standards.
  • Participate in team meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required.
  • Maintain a trauma informed environment of wellbeing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing Lead Nurse and Program Manager.
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