Job #2666: Healthcare
Title:Medical Assistant (California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility)
Job Location:Corcoran CA
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Global Service Resources is trying to fill a 24-week contract position (with a chance of permanent hire) as a Medical Assistant in a Mental Health Facility at California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility.
Full Time. Monday- Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM.
Contract Period: 24 weeks from 12/18/18 to 5/26/19
+ Administer basic life support in emergency situations to patient/youth and staff.
+ Use medical equipment safely.
+ Administer intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular injections and skin tests.
+ Administer eye/ear washes.
+ Administer prescribed medications topically, sublingually, and orally.
+ Administer basic breathing treatments.
+ Remove casts, splints, sutures, and other external devices.
+ Change simple dressing.
+ Collect blood via capillary and venipuncture techniques.
+ Collect lab specimens using appropriate collection equipment; label specimens appropriately for evaluation.
+ Measure vital signs.
+ Administer basic vision tests when indicated.
+ Conduct Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments-waived point of care testing for the purpose of determining a patient/youth's physical condition;
+ Demonstrate the use of healthcare appliances (i.e., canes, crutches, braces).
+ Attend to the physical needs of patient/youth in order to ensure comfort.
+ Perform therapeutic interventions in order to assist patient/youth in regaining or improve physical/behavior adaptive skills.
+ 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.
+ Identify patient/youth with disabilities in order to ensure reasonable accommodations are provided.
+ Care for patents'/youths' personal property in order to ensure safe storage until it is returned.
+ Assist and follow provider orders during medical exams and treatments.
+ 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.
+ Observe, document and report clinical symptoms and behavior; record medical history; i.e., test results, vitals, in the health record; prepare exam rooms.
+ Maintain confidentiality when dealing with medical information.
+ Practice universal precautions in order to maintain infection controls.
+ Identify and report possible security breaches that could lead to escape; identify and report behavior that may signal an impending incident.
+ 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.
+ Assist patient/youth with activities of daily living and provide nursing care under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
+ California Board Certification (We do NOT accept NHA).
+ Must have a minimum of twelve (12) continuous months of experience within the last three (3) years performing services similar in scope to those defined herein, in a public or private institution.
+ Possess and maintain while performing services a current Medical Assistant Certificate issued by the State of California in order to perform services in the State of California.
+ Possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from an American Heart Association Provider or American Red Cross (with AED).
+ Possess documentation of completion of a competency validation process meeting the requirements of Title 22, Section 70016 prior to performing the duties required.
+ Accuracy in communications is critical to ensure timely, correct care is provided.
+ Must be able to speak, understand oral and written communication and write effectively in the English language.
References will be requested if called for an interview.
Since the job needs to be filled immediately please email your resume as soon as possible.
Leslie Delos Reyes
Global Service Resources, Inc.