Medical Assistant, FCI Miami

Location: Miami, FL, United States
Date Posted: 06-19-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide
We are seeking two (2) Medical assistants at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Miami, (which includes the Federal Prison Camp) located in Miami Florida. 
Available Position: Medical Assistant
Place of Performance: FCI Miami, located at 15801 SW 137th Ave. Miami, Florida 33177. 


Work Schedule:  The work schedule will normally consist of 30 hours per week. Although the exact times of performance will be decided by the Health Services Administrator (HSA) after contract award, it is anticipated that the contractor will provide six (6) hours per day, five days a week, Monday-Friday, 7:300 am to 2:00 pm, excluding federal holidays. The schedule will include a one hour unpaid lunch break. The schedule is subject to change depending on the needs of the institution. The total number of hours worked will not exceed 30 hours per week.

Due to the nature of the correctional setting, delays in performance of work may be experienced. Such delays may include, but not limited to, inclement weather, electrical or mechanical problems, or other security concerns.

Contract Period: Five (5) years (60 months), rewed annually.

Scope of Work:  The Medical Assistant will provide medical assistance to the Health Services Department (HSD) in support of the inmate population at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) and the Federal Prison Camp (FPC), located in Miami, Florida.

  • Ensure all laboratory collection and results are appropriately filed, collected and submitted to the sub-contracted laboratory services.
  • Assist PA’s, Nurses, Physicians and all ancillary providers’ and visiting clinical specialty consultants and the management and coordination of patient flow through the chronic care clinic, optometry and general clinics when scheduled.  Assist primary providers in the urgent care room when necessary.
  • Assist the staff Physician, Clinical Director, PA’s, Nurses, and all ancillary providers in preparing the chronic care clinics.
  • Performs phlebotomy on Federal inmates in accordance with established national patient safety goals and in accordance with the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
  • Maintains and operates all clinical equipment, including calibration and record keeping in accordance with current policy and procedures.
  • Perform basic lab tests and maintain accurate logs and other laboratory record keeping.
  • Administer treatments/procedures such as nebulizer, ear lavage and other routine procedures and prepare and administer medications with physician authorization.
  • Screen eye exams and assist physicians and mid-level practitioners in minor surgical cases. Scan documents and enter data into the BEMR.  Enter medical dates into the Inmate Skills Development System (ISDS) Provide support to a variety of medical record functions as determined by the Health  Services Administrator or designee.
  • Other administrative support functions as assigned by the Health Services Administrator or designee.
  • Assist health care and dental providers with data entry issues as it relates to BEMR, to include entering and scanning data.
  • Make copies, scans, and electronically attaches medical files to electronic medical records;
  • Use a personal computer for word processing and spread sheet functions;
  • File loose reports into pre-designated positions of the medical records, along with creating new record file folders;
  • Audit reports for missing signatures, inmate registration number, and institution name;
  • Make copies of files for FOIA requests;
  • In the absence of staff, will answer the phone and take messages;
  • Place loose reports into numerical order for filing into a medical record; and
  • Other job-related responsibilities required for a medical records clerk.
Position Requirements/Qualifications 
The Medical Assistant must possess specialty training and certification as a Medical Assistant.
The Medical Assistant must have a high school diploma or equivalent
The Medical Assistant must have one (1) year experience in a clinical or any medical facility requiring experience for communication and skill factors involving medical terminology, forms, reports, etc.
The Medical Assistant the services must be able to type, file, do basic math and work on a computer, along with the ability to read, understand, fluently speak, and legibly write English.
The Medical Assistant shall have a basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology, and understand medical terminology.
The Medical Assistant must provide proof of his/her specialty training or certification.
The Medical Assistant must be Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certified, in accordance with the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
Uniform Requirements: The Medical Assistant must wear appropriate and professional attire at all times. The contract worker is prohibited from wearing khaki or green clothing of any type as this is the color clothing the inmate population wear.

Inmate Management: The provision of services under this proposed contract will require frequent and unsupervised contact with inmates. The Contractor will not be responsible for the management of inmates except to ensure that those inmates involved in activities within the Contractor’s scope of work shall abide by all rules, in effect, to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants.

Inquiries about this position are accept by email.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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