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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.

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

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