Corizon Health Certified Medical Assistant in Grand Rapids, Michigan
About Corizon Health
Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.
We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.
Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.
We have an exceptional opportunity for a prn Medical Assistant to join our healthcare team at Kent County Correctional Center located in Grand Rapids, MI.
Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Medical Assistant
Monitors patient vital signs
Imlements orders for diagnostic lab tests according to site policy, The Joint Commission, and ACA standards
Maintains inventory of supplies
Assists nursing staff as needed in the medical unit within scope of practice
Maintains confidentiality of medical records
Documents in SOAP format all health-related encounters for patients
Records EKGs as directed by nurse
Assists physician with minor procedures
Maintains and cleans medical unit/equipment on a daily basis and as needed
Works in conjunction with the nurse to maintain daily duties required to run the clinic in an organized fashion
Assists with maintaining SENTRY and CorrecTek recordkeeping
Obtains specimens as directed and in accordance to policies and procedures within the scope of practice
Utilizes infection control techniques in a consistent manner
Attends mandatory monthly staff meetings
Collects data for Quality Improvement programs, as assigned
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Experience & Requirements
Qualifications of the Corizon Health Medical Assistant
High school diploma or equivalent
Completion of a medical assistant program from a vocational, technical, or career school
At least three (3) years’ experience in a health care setting, correctional health care experience preferred
Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS)
This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.
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Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant
Position Type PRN
Shift / Schedule Variable