Comprehensive Health Management
The Medical Assistant is responsible to assist with medical services for families in an on-site residential facility. Responsible to assist the nurse RN or PA in the assessment, intake and daily medical needs of the patient during their stay at the facility. Reports to the Nurse RN.
All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHSi is recognized.
This position is for the night shift, 6PM - 6:30AM
Comprehensive Health Services Inc. (CHSi) is assisting in the humanitarian crisis caused by Hurricane Harvey by supporting a disaster relief shelter in Port Arthur, TX. This shelter will house a large number of evacuees who have been displaced by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides medical assistant services to preserve the health of the evacuees.
Assists with the emergent health needs of patients, obtains data.
Coordinates with other members of the medical team
Records and maintains patient information in accordance with standard protocols, and the Privacy Act.
Identifies and records signs and symptoms of physical and mental conditions.
Thoroughly exercises skill in initiative, judgment, problem-solving and decision-making on a daily basis.
Makes independent judgments and prioritizes workload.
Demonstrates proven success in stressful environments.
Protects patients' privacy through confidentiality, infection control procedures, assuring consistent medication administration, and assuring proper storage and maintenance procedures for all equipment and supplies
Other duties and projects as assigned
Medical Assistant Certification
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills
1 year of Medical Assistant experience
Immediate, last-minute travel within the U.S. may be required if located outside of shelter location.
Clean criminal background check
This is a night shift position with working hours from 6:00pm to 6:30am
Flexibility is required due to potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.
Bi-lingual skills are preferred (English/Spanish)
May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 30 lbs
Visual acuity required to complete paperwork and computer work
Able to communicate verbally and listen for constant surveillance of staff activities
Able to withstand changing environmental conditions with weather (rain, lightning, and winds)
Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.
Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Comprehensive Health Management
Website : http://www.chsmedical.com
Founded in 1975, CHSi is the industry's trusted provider of onsite health centers and national examination programs. Major corporations and government agencies look to CHSi for workforce health and productivity management solutions that help maintain a healthier, more stable and productive workforce. CHSi’ solutions maximize employer’s health care investment and integrate seamlessly with their existing benefits strategies.