Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:
Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories.
Successful completion of a Medical Assistant Program with a certification in phlebotomy and EKG.
Ability to perform standard clinical procedures according to established protocol.
Ability to maintain quality, safety and infection control standards.
Ability to perform routine invasive procedures in accordance with established clinical protocol.
Knowledge or accreditation and certification requirements.
Knowledge of inventory management practices.
Completion of and certified as a Medical Assistant.
One year experience as a Certified Medical Assistant
Other relevant professional experiences or educational backgrounds will be considered as deemed appropriate. However, when licensure is required by local, state, federal or contractual guidelines, we will not alter our position on those requirements.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
Work is normally performed in a clinical setting.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and walking for more than four hours per day.
Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
Under direct supervision in a correctional facility provides direct patient care and related support. Must complete a Medical Assistant Program with a certification in Phlebotomy and EKG.
Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks.
Assists in obtaining patient histories, takes vital signs, prepares charts and assists with medical examinations.
Assists doctors in examining and treating patients.
Performs routine procedures under established protocols (to include but not limited to phlebotomy, EKG's, dressing changes, wound cultures, IM injections).
Maintains and stocks medicines and medical supplies as necessary.
Practices safety, environmental and infection control methods.
Will adhere to Armor's Standards of Professional Conduct, and will incorporate and/or be supportive of Armor's four core FISH! Philosophies i.e. Play, Be There, Make Their Day and Choose Your Attitude.
Respond to requests from Security Staff as well as Armor Staff in accordance with Armor and Facility Guidelines. This includes following the rules and regulations for employee conduct/behavior and chain of command set forth by the command staff at all times while working within the detention/correctional facility.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
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