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Medical Assistant (MA) at Alameda County Santa Rita Jail

Company: Wellpath
Location: Dublin
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

Overview

Under direct supervision and direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed medical professional, the Medical Assistant provides direct and non-direct patient care, participating in the patient plan of care by administering a variety of duties in the areas of treatment to patients, laboratory, check in/out and within scope, following written/oral instructions, and communicating and maintaining accurate patient events records.

Qualifications

Education:

Completion of an approved Medical Assistance program

Experience:

Previous correctional/detention facility experience preferred
Three (3) years' experience as a Medical Assistant preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

Unrestricted Certification as a Medical Assistant, if required in assigned state
Phlebotomist certification
Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS and ACLS certification through AHA
Current (and must maintain) security clearance
Responsibilities

Clinical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
o Prep exam rooms
o Vital Signs
o Assist practitioner with examination
o Administering treatments
o Performing EKG's
o Obtain lab specimens (blood, stool, oral, culture) and perform on-site testing
Non-Clinical Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
o Answering phones
o Scheduling Appointments
o Check In/Out
o Provide test results to patient per providers orders
o Ordering and stocking medications and supplies
o Clean and organize exam room and clinic
Passes medications and gives treatments according to physician orders and in accordance with CMGC policy
o Oral, sublingual and buccal medications
o Eye medications except for eye medications to new post-operative eye clients
o Ear medications
o Nasal medications
o Rectal medications
o Vaginal medications
o Skin ointments, topical medications including patches and transdermal medications
o Medications by gastrostomy and jejunotomy tubes
o Premeasured medication delivered by Aerosol/Nebulizer
o Medications delivered by metered hand-held inhalers
Accurately, and in timely manner, documents medications and treatments in patient records
Reports patient condition changes to supervisor and notifies of medications needing to be refilled
Works within scope and ensures compliance with company policy and procedures and regulatory requirements, including blood-borne pathogens, hazardous materials, infection control, and safety
Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized medication cart and medication room.
May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staff
May assist for orientation and training of new employees
Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Dublin , Medical Assistant (MA) at Alameda County Santa Rita Jail, Healthcare , Dublin, California

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