We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Certified Medical Assistants to work in the medical department at the Cumberland County Prison . The ideal Medical Assistant should be upbeat and maintain a pleasant working attitude when dealing with staff and patients.
The Medical Assistant will be responsible for a variety of daily tasks and duties including performing the initial intake screening on new receptions, taking vital signs and completing all appropriate intake forms per written protocol. In addition, the Medical Assistant will also be responsible for preparing and maintaining examination and treatment areas for the facility.
Other responsibilities for the Medical Assistant will include:
Phoning verification of medications and medical information
Obtaining lab specimens as ordered by the physician (to include Venipunctures)
Performing various treatments ordered by a Physician
Maintaining medication records
Administering tuberculin skin testing on new intakes and on annual follow-ups due on all inmates/patients
Typing of various reports, letters and memoranda
Answering telephone and process calls
Maintaining filing system and confidentiality of information at all times
Following universal precautions at all times
Maintaining pleasant working attitude
Any/all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or delegated
The Medical Assistant is a fast paced position, and as such, we must have someone who has the ability to multi-task and has a good grasp of patient assessment skills. In addition, the Medical Assistant must have completed an approved Medical Assistant/Secretary program and also bring some clerical experience and ability to type to the position in order to be considered.
Other requirements for the Clerical Medical Assistant include:
Currently hold a Medical Assistant Certification
Effective communication skills
Pleasant telephone manner
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
Working knowledge of office equipment and medical equipment
Working knowledge of medical terminology
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: CMA
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