Careers & Benefits

Medical Assistant

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: South Bend, IN
Category: Supported Living
Wage: $15.00
Sign-On Bonus: n/a


Benchmark Human Services was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Benchmark has grown to become one of the most respected organizations in the country in the areas of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and behavioral health.  We work with people at home, at work, and in the community, through residential, employment, crisis response, behavioral, recovery, children’s services and day services. We are looking for a Medical Assistant, this is a Full – Time opportunity with benefits.


  • Monitor compliance with the medication and health services policies and procedures.
  • Monitor safety of individuals served with special emphasis to the tracking and prevention of medication errors. This includes assisting with statistics for the presentation to the Safety Committee.
  • Support people being served to identify any questions or concerns they may have regarding their medical care, appointments, medications, etc.
  • Interact with individuals in an emotionally supportive and therapeutic manner, and practice effective techniques for reinforcing appropriate individual behavior.
  • Maintain medical files and assist the nurses with distribution of any updated information for the medical file.
  • Maintain the inventory of medical and nursing forms, and order supplies as necessary
  • Assist with data entry as needed.
  • Assist with medical appointment scheduling.
  • Initiate the required medical forms to document appointments.
  • Medication Administration as needed. Site-rounds to houses to verify medication compliance of staff.

  • Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.

  • Report to work as scheduled.


  • College education preferred with a minimum of 2 years experience preferably in the field of medical or services to developmental disabilities.


Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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