Certified Medical Assistant at USP Big Sandy

Location: Prestonsburg, KY, United States
Date Posted: 12-04-2018
GHG is looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to provide services for the inmates at USP Big Sandy, located in Inez, KY.

Position Title: Certified Medical Assistant

Work Schedule: The Medical Assistant will be required to work approximately 30 hours per week, five (5) days per week, six (6) hours per day. The regular working hours for services shall scheduled between 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Due to the nature of work in a correctional setting, delays in performance of work may be expected.  

Place of Performance: 
INEZ, KY  41224

Facility Information: USP Big Sandy is a high security U.S. penitentiary housing male offenders, with an adjacent minimum security satellite camp. There are approximately 1,384 inmates at the USP and 120 inmates at the prison camp.

Basic Scope of Work (includes but it is not limited to):
Assist the physician during chronic care clinics by obtaining vital signs and readying the inmate to be evaluated by the physician.
Become proficient in BEMR (the inmate electronic  medical record).
Ensure clinics are scheduled and conducted according to established guidelines.
Assist with the administration and reading of TB skin tests.
Assist with the administration of any other required injections.
Assist at the bedside as needed during procedures conducted in Health Services.
Perform sterile and non-sterile dressing changes.
Document care rendered in BEMR.
Perform any other tasks within the scope of the field of medical assistant services

Position Requirements/Qualifications:
License/Education: Must have had formal training as a medical assistant and must hold current certification in this area (CMA).
The Registered Medical Assistant credential, or RMA, is offered through the American Medical Technologists (AMT).
The Certified Medical Assistant, or CMA, is offered through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Life Saving Certification: Must have and maintain certification in Basic Life Support (CPR). 
Experience: Shall have a minimum of 18 months of experience.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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