Medical Assistant - The BEST MA job in healthcare

Wexford Health

  • New Castle, IN
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 months ago
Description

THE best MA job in healthcare!



Work with a collaborative team.

Perform intakes and assessment in the medical unit.

Very controlled environment.

No family and friends interference.

No crazy insurance issues.



Medical Assistant

PRN - Flexible Schedule

Wexford of Indiana - Partner with Dept of Corrections

Medical Unit

New Castle Correctional Facility Medical Unit - New Castle, IN

Wexford of Indiana LLC is a member of the Wexford family of companies: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. Wexford provides clients with experienced management; technologically advanced services; and programs that control costs while ensuring quality of care. For more than two decades, the Wexford companies have consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford of Indiana LLC, our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Medical Assistant is responsible for performing select non-complex interventions safely, accurately, and according to standard procedure. Medical Assistants work under direct and indirect supervision of an RN or LPN.

RELATIONSHIPS

Interrelates and works effectively with clients, other medical assistants, LPNs, RNs, clerks, correctional officers, and other support staff and managers.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties and responsibilities will vary with specific assignments. * Identify basic signs and symptoms of deviations from normal health status. Provide this information to the nurse and/or physician.
  • Collect basic subjective and objective date from observations and interviews. Provide this information to the nurse and/or physician.
  • Perform V.S. and initial screening on sick call clients consistent with scope of practice.
  • Provide appropriate first aid and CPR. Report findings to the nurse and/or physician.
  • Assist the physician or nurse with procedures and treatments.
  • Schedule physician, dentist, and nurse sick call appointments.
  • Clean, package and sterilize instruments.
  • Fax prescription orders to the pharmacy for new orders and refills.
  • Receive, inspect and inventory medication orders for accuracy.
  • Maintain needle, syringe and instrument inventory and record of receipt and issuance.
  • Inventory and restock first aid kits, supply rooms, etc.
  • Check expiration dates on medications and supplies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may b

Minimum Requirements

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

Completion of an assistive health care personnel training/educational program including but not limited to medical assistant, nurse aide, pharmacy technician.

EDUCATION

One-year experience in a position with equivalent responsibilities. Able to meet competency requirements

CERTIFICATIONS

Current CPR certification. Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification preferred.

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