- Florence, Arizona
- Job ID
Assistant job at integrated resources in Florence AZ
Description, duties, responsibilities
The Certified Medical Assistant performs and assists with a variety of basic patient care activities under the direction of a physician and supervision of a licensed nurse. Conduct peripheral venipuncture to collect blood samples from patients/residents and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Assist with the administration of oral medications and via subcutaneous and intramuscular routes as directed by the licensed nurse and according to state Product of practice guidelines. Assist nurses with EKGs and other diagnostic tests and clinical procedures in accordance with level of training and health services policies and procedures. Attend sick call with the physician to see inmates/residents; prepare a list of inmates/residents to be examined; prepare examining room and equipment. Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and obstructed airway techniques. Dress and bandage wounds; assist with immobilization of bone and joint injuries Provide oxygen therapy; insert nasal and oral airway as directed by a licensed nurse. Assist with urinary catheterizations.
High school diploma GED certification or equivalent or greater. Must be state certified as a Medical Assistant in the state of employment or meet the state guidelines for exceptions to certification. A valid drivers license is required.
English( Speak Read Write )
Certifications and Licenses:
Certified Medical Assistant
Monitor record and report vital signs and patients condition as needed; contact doctors supervisors hospitals etc. by phone or radio. Utilize proper body mechanics to assist moving lifting carrying and conveying patients out of housing and/or other areas as necessary. Control and inventory medication syringes and other medical supplies or equipment as required by established procedures. Keep equipment and work area clean; utilize appropriate sanitation methods. Document and report activities in accordance with established policies and/or procedures including medical file documentation. Maintain security and confidentiality of all medical records. Observe and record behavior. Securely store medical unit supplies and equipment or ensure their safe disposal Prepare and maintain a variety of standard narrative statistical summary and/or operational records reports and logs using appropriate grammar to include filing alphabetizing and labeling; review reports and records produced on the shifts; properly processes all reports and documents in a timely manner. Prepare and disseminate safety and accident reports as required by policy; take appropriate action in cases of serious and unusual incidents and emergencies. Communicate effectively and coherently to administration staff inmates/residents visitors and the general public particularly in situations requiring tact diplomacy understanding fairness firmness and good judgment. This includes giving information instructions and directions. Coordinate the movement of inmates/residents to and from different areas for medical treatment. Reliably and repetitively identify inmates/residents by visual means. Engage in functions in confined areas that include such things as working rotating shifts and physically checking the doors windows and other areas to verify they are secure. Endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of inmates/residents and others encountered in an antagonistic environment. Provide medical care for inmates/residents which may result in possible exposure to body fluids wastes and possible encounters with deceased or contagious persons. Endeavor to comply with the requirements of applicable regulations laws rules procedures policies standards and/or contract. Establish and maintain effective working relations with others and handle difficult interpersonal contacts. Define problems collect data establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Add subtract multiply and divide using whole numbers common fractions and decimals; apply concepts such as fractions percentages ratios and proportions to practical situations. Interpret an extensive variety of medical and technical instructions in the form of handwritten text correspondence policies regulations procedures reports directions for forms completion and other simple or complex documents. Remain alert at all times and react quickly efficiently and calmly in emergency and other high stress situations.
Minimum Degree Required: Completed High School (Diploma or GED)
Start Date: 05/17/2021
Schedule Notes: 4 10 hours DAY shifts/week - schedule/days to be determined by facility needs 12 week initial duration
Hours Per Week: 40.00
Hours Per Day: 8.00
Days Per Week: 5.00
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