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Medical Assistant

Location: Panama City, FL
Job ID: 58692
Facility: Bay - MTC Medical

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Overview

Pay: $16/hr.

Status: Full Time, 8hrs.

Benefits Include: 

  • Medical, vision, dental and prescription drug benefits
  • Life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Sick leave and paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Bereavement, civic duty and military leave
  • Flexible schedule
  • A chance to make a difference every day

Job Description

Backed by national accrediting organizations, Management & Training Corporation is proud to operate Bay Correctional Facility located in Panama City, Florida. Every day, our medical staff provide quality medical and dental services in a clinical setting to an underserved population. We value our professional and caring employees who strive to improve the lives of those in our care and we welcome the opportunity to visit with you about joining our team.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in coordinating movement of inmate/patients to and from different areas for medical treatment.
  • Take and record vital signs and medical history of assigned patients.
  • Prepare patients for examinations and assist nurse or provider during examination.
  • Work efficiently to ensure providers have seamless flow of patients, and supplies, charts and
  • equipment are readily available.
  • Perform basic laboratory tests after verification of competency.
  • Explain treatment procedures to patients; provide education on condition, treatment or treatment plan.
  • Properly chart medical care consistent with scope of practice and ensure completeness and accuracy of entries.
  • Administer oral medications, intramuscular and subcutaneous injections under the directive of a licensed provider. Assist with medication and/or sharps counts when necessary.
  • Provide assistance to Infirmary patients as instructed, and accurately enter treatment provided in medical record.
  • Perform complex and technical procedures under nursing supervision, such as: unsterile dressing changes, superficial wound care, performing urine and finger stick glucose tests.
  • Set up and operate therapeutic equipment; instruct and supervise patients in various therapies.
  • Conduct peripheral venipuncture (phlebotomy) to collect blood samples, if necessary.
  • Assist in the maintenance of a safe, comfortable facility environment; obtain and store medical supplies; clean and sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Ensure supply security, replace facility working stock, maintain the upkeep of facility supply room and medical equipment, and maintain inventory PAR levels.
  • Practice basic cost containment and utilization management techniques.

Education and Experience Requirements:

High school graduate or GED and one-year related experience required. Current Medical Assistant Certification or completion of an accredited medical assistant program from a program accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, a national or state medical association or any entity approved by the board preferred. CPR certification required. A valid driver’s license in the State of Florida with an acceptable driving record is required.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

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