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Medical Assistant (MA) in St. Louis, MO at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Full-Time Medical Assistant to join our healthcare team at the St. Louis Medium Security Institution (MSI) located in St. Louis, MO.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Medical Assistant

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a medical assistant program from a vocational, technical, or career school
  • At least three (3) years' experience in a health care setting, correctional health care experience preferred
  • Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS)

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Medical Assistant

  • Monitors patient vital signs
  • Implements orders for diagnostic lab tests according to site policy, The Joint Commission, and ACA standards
  • Maintains inventory of supplies
  • Assists nursing staff as needed in the medical unit within scope of practice
  • Maintains confidentiality of medical records
  • Documents in SOAP format all health-related encounters for patients
  • Records EKGs as directed by nurse
  • Assists physician with minor procedures
  • Maintains and cleans medical unit/equipment on a daily basis and as needed
  • Works in conjunction with the nurse to maintain daily duties required to run the clinic in an organized fashion
  • Assists with maintaining SENTRY and CorrecTek recordkeeping
  • Obtains specimens as directed and in accordance to policies and procedures within the scope of practice
  • Utilizes infection control techniques in a consistent manner
  • Attends mandatory monthly staff meetings
  • Collects data for Quality Improvement programs, as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Medical Assistant

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.


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