Certified Medical Assistant/Medical Secretary

  • Job Tracking ID: 512604-847145
  • Job Location: Layton, UT
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: February 27, 2023
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Salary Range: Defined in job description.

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Job Description:

Davis Behavioral Health is seeking full-time Certified Medical Assistant or Medical Secretary to work on the medical team, assisting psychiatrists and nurse practitioners on the adult and youth teams. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with patients that have additions and mental illness.

Primary Job Duties

  • Provide assessment and plan for individualized patient care

  • Communicate with physicians about changes in patient's clinical condition

  • Respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment

In addition, the successful candidate must possess the following skills and abilities:

  • Be able to assess patient status and evaluate for improvement or worsening in condition

  • Assess accurately for withdrawals of controlled substances

  • Work as part of an multidisciplinary team

  • Be organized

  • Chart accurately and in a timely manner


934 South Main Street, Layton, Utah 84041


Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


The starting wages for this position are outlined below:

  • Certified Medical Assistant: $18.75 per hour
  • Medical Secretary: $16.50 per hour

Davis Behavioral Health, Inc.

Davis Behavioral Health's mission is to provide comprehensive, quality behavioral health services to individuals, families and our community through: Effective Clinical Practice with Evidence-based Outcomes provided in a Fiscally Responsible manner to ensure Client/Family, Community and Staff Satisfaction.

DBH is committed to excellence in community-based behavioral health treatment, progressive, vital and continually responsive to the needs of the community, and advocates for the behavioral health needs of our clients.

Davis Behavioral Health understands that excellent clinicians are vital to meeting the standards established by its mission and vision statements.

It is highly preferred that individuals who are interested in obtaining employment at DBH, their spouse, or one of their dependents not be actively receiving services at DBH except for medication management services to eliminate/avoid possible conflicts or uncomfortable boundaries. 

Davis Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Experience and Skills:

Preference is to hire a Certified Medical Assistant in good standing. Candidates who are pursuing medical assistant certification, have experience as either a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) or other experience directly related to the functions of this position may also be considered.

DBH utilizes an electronic health record system, so computer literacy is a must for employment at our agency.

Previous experience working in a behavioral health setting is preferred.

Preference will be given for applicants who are fluent in Spanish, but this is not a requirement for employment in this opening.

The selected candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening. DBH will not hire individuals currently using illegal drugs or abusing alcohol; therefore, making employment at DBH conditional upon successfully passing  pre-employment drug screening by providing a valid sample. Candidates who are offered employment are required to report for a drug screen at an Intermountain WorkMed location within 24 hours of being requested to do so by the DBH Human Resources Department.

Davis Behavioral Health works with Federal grants and must comply with the Federal drug laws, including no use of medical marijuana.

Job Benefits:

Davis Behavioral Health, Inc. offers an incredible valuable and comprehensive benefits packages to eligible employees. A copy of the current DBH Benefits Guide is available upon request.

DBH benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance with multiple plan options - The current carrier and network is SelectHealth Share.
    • High Deductible Health Plan with a sizeable employer Health Savings Account contribution
    • Traditional Health Plan
  • Dental Insurance - The current carrier and network is Dental Select Platinum.
  • Vision Insurance - Offered by Opticare of Utah
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Annual healthcare spending limit: $2,750
    • Annual dependent care spending limit: $5,000
  • Retirement
    • Utah Retirement System participating agency
    • 401(k) - DBH matches up to 2% of annual earnings
    • Voluntary employee-funded options available (457 Plan Roth IRA)
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
    • Basic Life and AD&D Benefit Amounts
      • Employee  :2x your base annual earnings, rounded to the nearest $1,000, to a maximum of $300,000
      • Spouse: $10,000
      • Child(ren): $5,000 on each eligible dependent child
    • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-term Disability
  • Health Reimbursement Account offered to employees to voluntarily opt out of DBH medical and/or dental insurance
    • Up to $2,860 per year contributed by DBH after required employee contribution
  • Voluntary Insurance - Administered by Allstate
    • Voluntary Accident
    • Voluntary Identity Protection
    • Voluntary Critical Illness
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Offered through the SelectHealth LiVe Well program.
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
    • Available for employees who opt out of medical and/or dental insurance coverage.