Corizon Health Medical Assistant - St. Louis, MO in St. Louis, Missouri

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Full-Time Medical Assistant to join our healthcare team at the St. Louis Medium Security Institution (MSI) located in St. Louis, MO.

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)

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health 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 offered to the Corizon Health Medical Assistant

Paid Time Off

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Tuition Assistance

401(k) with company match

Free online Continuing Education program

Comprehensive Onboarding

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

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 Number:14518

Job ID : 14518