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Healthcare Staffing Professionals, Inc
Soledad, CA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $24 Hourly
  • Full-Time
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Job Description
Healthcare Staffing Professionals has an immediate need for Medical Assistants to work in a correctional facility in Soledad, CA. The MA shall provide services as permitted within the scope of practice for a Medical Assistant in accordance with the Institution’s policies and procedures. The Medical Assistant will perform a variety of administrative and clinical duties.
Pay Rate-
Healthcare Benefits:
Healthcare, Dental and Vision, Life Insurance, 401k
Job Duties:
a. Administer basic life support in emergency situations to patient/youth and staff;
b. Use medical equipment safely;
c. Administer intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular injections and skin tests;
d. Administer eye/ear washes;
e. Administer prescribed medications topically, sublingually, and orally;
f. Administer basic breathing treatments;
g. Remove casts, splints, sutures, and other external devices;
h. Change simple dressing;
i. Collect blood via capillary and venipuncture techniques;
j. Collect lab specimens using appropriate collection equipment; label specimens appropriately for evaluation
k. Measure vital signs;
I. Administer basic vision tests when indicated;
m. Conduct Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments-waived point of care testing for the purpose
of determining a patient/youth's physical condition;
n. Demonstrate the use of healthcare appliances (i.e., canes, crutches, braces);
o. Attend to the physical needs of patient/youth in order to ensure comfort;
p. Perform therapeutic interventions in order to assist patient/youth in regaining or improve
physical/behavior adaptive skills;
q. Explain treatment procedures and medical instructions; communicate with patient/youth and staff in
order to gather information necessary for completing job duties; provide effective communication
to patient/youth with disabilities;
r. Identify patient/youth with disabilities in order to ensure reasonable accommodations are
s. Care for patents'/youths' personal property in order to ensure safe storage until it is returned;
t. Assist and follow provider orders during medical exams and treatments;
u. Interview patient/youth to obtain medical information in order to inform provider; prepare
patient/youth for medical examinations; escort patient/youth to the exam room from the waiting
area with and without the assistance of correctional officers;
v. Observe, document and report clinical symptoms and behavior; record medical history; i.e., test
results, vitals, in the health record; prepare exam rooms;
w. Maintain confidentiality when dealing with medical information;
x. Practice universal precautions in order to maintain infection controls;
y. Identify and report possible security breaches that could lead to escape; identify and report behavior
that may signal an impending incident; and
z. Schedule patient/youth; inventory medical clinic and office supplies; and assist staff in the counting, distribution, and accounting for all utensils to prevent their use as weapons.
  • 1+ years of experience within the last 3 years performing services similar in scope to those defined
  • current and valid Medical Assistant Certification
  • BLS


Healthcare Staffing Professionals, Inc

Soledad, CA
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