Corizon Health, healthcare providers for the Florida Department of Corrections has an excellent Full time Medical Assistant opportunity at the Madison Correctional Institutionin Madison, FL, about 60 miles east of Tallahassee!
Corizon Medical Assistant assists with the daily operations of the clinic, medical unit, and laboratory, as directed.
-Monitors patient vital signs
-Implements orders for diagnostic lab tests according to site policy and The Joint Commission and ACA standards
-Maintains inventory of supplies
-Assists the RN or LVN 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 record keeping
-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
-High school diploma or GED
-Completion of a medical assistant program from a vocational, technical or career school
-Minimum of three (3) years experience in a health care setting, preferably correctional health care
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.