Certified Medical Assistant in Grand Rapids, MI at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have exceptional opportunities for part time and PRN Certified Medical Assistant to join our healthcare team at the Kent County Correctional Center, located in Grand Rapids, MI. The qualifed candidate must be a Certified Medical Assistant in the state of Michigan, and have a minimum of two years of experience.

Available hours: (All shifts)

Qualifications of a Corizon Health Certified Medical Assistant

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a medical assistant program from a vocational, technical, or career school and certified in the state of MI.
  • At least three (2) years' experience in a health care setting, correctional health care experience preferred
  • Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS)

Responsibilities of a Corizon Health Certified Medical Assistant

  • Monitors patient vital signs
  • Implements 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

Benefits of a Corizon Health Certified Medical Assistant

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

For questions contact: Carolyn Coney-Johnson, Clinical Recruiter at 615-660-6814.

As the correctional healthcare pioneer and leader for 35+ years, Corizon Health provides client partners with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will improve the health and safety of our patients reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.

Job Requirements

Certified Medical Assistant


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