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Certified Medical Assistant CMA

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.
 

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise. 


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Certified Medical Assistant - CMA with Corizon Health at Bernalillo Metro Detention Center located in Albuquerque, New Mexico: 

  • Administer medications in accordance with established policy and procedures. Order and stock medication on an as-needed basis, not to exceed established maximum inventory levels.
  • Reconcile daily drugs received from pharmacy against faxed order forms. Distribute ordered drugs to their appropriate storage area ensuring all stock drugs are rotated, and all outdated drugs are returned to the pharmacy.
  • File all completed MARs in the applicable Medical Record. Notify pharmacy of inmate transfers or releases.
  • Ensure specimens are collected as ordered and conveyed properly. Adhere to Universal Precaution procedures and established Infection Control procedures. Assist with implanting the PPDs, reading and recording the results.
  • Assist physicians and nurses upon request. Assist as part of team with RN in performing screening of apparent emergencies throughout facility, including the housing areas to establish necessity and priority to be seen by the physician.
  • Is proficient with CPR and recognizes need to implement. Receive re-certification training annually.
  • Assist in cleaning, sterilizing and securing of equipment. Other duties as assigned.

Corizon Benefits 

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 401k with matching funds
  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum of one-year experience in emergency or correctional service.
  • Medical Assistant Certification required.

 

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

 

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

Keywords: Corizon Health, Albuquerque , Certified Medical Assistant CMA, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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