Medical Assistant MCC San Diego

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: 01-09-2019
GHG is looking for a Medical Assistant to provide services to individuals who are under the custody and care of the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) San Diego, in California. 

Available Positions(s): Two Medical Assistant positions.

Place of Performance:

Facility Information: The Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in San Diego, California is an administrative facility housing male and female inmates. MCC San Diego is located in downtown San Diego, adjacent to the Federal courthouse.

Work Schedule: Six hours per day, five days per week, not to exceed 30 hours per week. Primary tour of duty is Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, from 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 pm. Due to the nature of the correctional setting, delays in performance of work may be expected. 
Description of Services (includes but it is not limited to):
  • Required services listed below, is not all inclusive.
  • Provide nursing care to include; taking and recording patient history, vital signs, making appointments, assisting Physicians, Physicians Assistants and Nurses in clinical activities.
  • Operation of Electrocardiogram (EKG) machines, and other special medical apparatuses and equipment within the Health Services Department.
  • Coordinate hospital discharge, follow up, and outpatient treatment referrals to ensure that copies of discharge notes/summaries are available.
  • Communicate to the Duty MLP (Mid -Level Practitioner) all preparations required for all scheduled outside medical procedures (e.g. NPO, nothing by mouth, prep kits for colonoscopy, etc)
  • Schedule all contract provider on-site clinical services.
  • Assist all specialty physicians during clinical visits at MCC.
  • Complete paperwork related to in-house as well as outside consultations. This will include filling out forms for lab and x-ray appointment, as well as all necessary consultation forms for the next visit.
  • Schedule all out going consultations for MCC inmates.
  • Participate in the URC (Utilization Review Committee) meetings weekly every Wednesday.
  • Assist primary providers in the urgent care room when necessary to include general nursing duties.
  • Pull files and copy medical records and maintain supplies in all exam rooms.
  • Screen eye exams and assist physicians and MLP's in minor surgical cases.
  • Maintain daily sick call list and assist in triage.
  • Other duties as assigned, directly related to the medical specialty field.
  • Academic, Experience and or Special Qualifications Required
  • The individual/organization providing Medical Assistant duties shall also be responsible for processing all procedures in accordance with Joint Commission of Accreditation on Health Organizations (JCAHO), Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), and BOP policies.
Dress Code: The Medical Assistant is expected to dress professionally in scrubs with a t-shirt underneath.  The Dental Assistant will not wear scrubs of the same color of the inmate population.

Position Requirements/Qualifications: 
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Certification program. Evidence of program completion is required.
Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid CPR or BLS certification in accordance with the American Red Cross, or American Health Association.
Language Skills: Must speak English proficiently.
Citizenship Requirement: Must be a citizen of the United States or a Permanent Resident (Green Card holder).  
Experience: Must possess the knowledge, skills, ability and experience to ensure that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Skilled in interpreting and communicating written and oral instructions.
Must be able to pass a background check and a credit check.
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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