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Medical Assistant-Potomac Highland Regional Jail

Company: Wexford Health Sources
Location: Augusta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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POSITION: Certified Medical Assistant
SCHEDULE: Part-Time / 20 hours per week
FACILITY: Potomac Highlands Regional Jail
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

  • Perform physical assessments and examinations, including obtaining medical history and vital signs during medical encounters, and document findings in the medical record according to physician orders and EMT protocols.
  • Provide screening and triage, according to written protocols, for routine sick call and emergencies with referral to professional staff for situations beyond the scope of their protocols.
  • Administer or prescribe over-the-counter medications upon receipt of in-service training and special certification by the Medical Director or physician designee and the institutional pharmacist.
  • Initiate intravenous infusing during a medical emergency.
  • Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.
  • Assist with admission and discharge of infirmary care patients and prepare patients for minor surgery. Job Requirements:
    The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
    • Current EMT or Paramedic certification
    • Current CPR certification
      PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years providing health support services
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Keywords: Wexford Health Sources, Augusta , Medical Assistant-Potomac Highland Regional Jail, Healthcare , Augusta, Georgia

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