Medical Assistant

Berks Counseling Center
Reading, PA

Berks Counseling Center is a recovery-oriented behavioral health, physical health, and supportive services organization providing a holistic approach to a culturally and economically diverse population for the purpose of achieving a healthy and productive lifestyle.


This position serves as a liaison between the patients and onsite and community providers to assure access to coordinated primary and behavioral health care and is responsible for physical health screenings, including collection of health vitals and enrollment into onsite integrated care services.


Medical Assistant Certification required. High School or GED required. Degree or training relevant to work in a medical office with experience in a mental health or substance abuse treatment setting preferred. Basic Life Support certified. Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred. Minimum of one year work experience in a medical setting is preferred. Community Health Workers certification preferred. Valid PA Driver’s License and the ability to drive and travel required.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following: 1) Receipt of results of a satisfactory drug and alcohol screening test. 2) Receipt of the originals of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, PA State Child Abuse, and DPW FBI Criminal History. These clearances must be valid within the 12 months prior to employment. A conviction is not a bar to employment, however a review will be conducted to make a determination of employment should a conviction be present. 3) Receipt of original documentation and verification of relevant degrees, diplomas, certificates, or licensure. 4) Confirmation that you are not on the OIG Federal Healthcare Program Exclusion from Participation list. Should you appear on this list, Berks Counseling Center is prohibited from employing you.

Contact Info: 

Please send completed application (found at, resume and cover letter to or fax to 610-985-0840, attention HR.

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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