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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Company: VitalCore Health Strategies
Location: Whitmore Lake
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Join the VitalCore Team in Michigan! We're people fueled by passion, not by profit! VitalCore Health Strategies (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Health Care is hiring Certified Medical Assistants at Woodland Correctional Facility in Whitmore Lake, Michigan for Full-Time!! View our opportunities at: CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT BENEFITS PACKAGE TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Holiday Pay: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program and Discount Center
  • 401K & Plan Matching
  • PTO
  • Annual Incentive Bonus
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT POSITION SUMMARYThe Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is a pivotal healthcare professional who provides essential support to medical staff and delivers exceptional patient care. The primary responsibilities of the CMA include assisting physicians and nurses in a clinical setting, managing patient information, and performing various clinical and administrative tasks. This role requires a combination of medical knowledge, patient interaction skills, and administrative expertise to ensure efficient and effective healthcare delivery. CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    • Will be required to work within a correctional facility.
    • Administer medications and record daily medication to patients in state- approved facilities and completing other delegated nursing tasks allowed by state law.
    • Order stock medication on an as-needed basis, not to exceed established maximum inventory levels.
    • Reconcile daily medications received from pharmacy against faxed order form.
    • Distribute ordered medications to their appropriate storage area ensuring all stock medications are rotated, and all outdated medications are returned to the pharmacy.
    • Coordinate with different nurses to assist with patient care. Observe patients and document changes in their condition.
    • Notify pharmacy of incarcerated individuals transfers or release.
    • Seek guidance from the nurse as needed to perform tasks safely and efficiently.
    • Follows federal, state, and agency regulations to protect health and that of others.
    • Adhere to Universal Precaution procedures and established Infection Control procedures.
    • Gather samples for analysis.
    • Respond to emergency call signals, bells, or intercom systems to identify needs and report back to the nursing/HCP team for guidance.
    • Proficient with CPR and recognizes need to implement. Receive re-certification training annually.
    • Assist in cleaning, sterilizing, and securing of equipment. Ensure equipment is routinely inspected and cleaned.
    • Attend training and meetings as required.
    • Other duties as assigned. CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
      • High school diploma or relevant qualification.
      • A minimum one (1) year experience in emergency or correctional service.
      • Must be a certified medical assistant and have completed a medical assistant training program.
      • Good understanding of medical and pharmacological terminology.VitalCore Health Strategies is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.#indmg #ZR PI5e4c2e722da9-31181-34465685

Keywords: VitalCore Health Strategies, Detroit , Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Healthcare , Whitmore Lake, Michigan

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