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Medical Assistant Night Shift

Company name
Comprehensive Health Management

Location
Port Arthur, TX

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Job Description

SCOPE:

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

PROFILE:

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

Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bi-lingual skills are preferred (English/Spanish)

Required Experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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.

Job Location

Port Arthur, Texas, United States

Position Type

Temporary

Employment Type

Temporary

Company info

Comprehensive Health Management
Website : http://www.chsmedical.com

Company Profile
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.

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