Certified Medical Assistant

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Certified Medical Assistant – (24140913) CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (CMA) MONTANA STATE PRISON DEER LODGE, MT MISSION – – Montana Department of Corrections is creating a safer Montana through Accountability, Rehabilitation and Empowerment. If you want to work making positive changes in the community the Montana Department of Corrections is the place for you! JOB OVERVIEW xe2x80x93 The Medical Assistant has duties and responsibilities related to patient care in the healthcare and security environment The Infirmary Unit provides inpatient care with 24-hour nursing coverage in a 13-bed unit and provides medical management for 1400+ inmates. Medical management includes: Initial screening/assessment, triage and appropriate referral, daily sick call, medication administration, med-surg., psych, urgent/emergent, quality improvement, chronic care program, and infection control. Displays responsible behaviors, communicates effectively to others and functions as a member of the healthcare team. Functions under the direct supervision and authority of the provider when performing clinical tasks during patient care. Reports to the nurse manager, who is responsible for administrative supervision, staff development, and orientation to the area’s policies and procedures. Must demonstrate competency in skills related to the performance of patient care. Demonstrates problem- solving skills as they relate to patient care. REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS Applications submitted without required materials may not be considered. Cover Letter Resume State of Montana Application Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process, please make sure all attachments are marked as RELEVANT. If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and reference checks will be conducted for this position. BENEFITS Employment with the state may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify! NOTICES Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 – Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjusted to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position. Tobacco Free – Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited. The Montana Department of Corrections is an EOE/M/F/D/V/SO (Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran, Sexual Orientation). QUALIFICATIONS Statutory requirements for certified medical assistant found at 37-3-102 and 37-3-104, MCA, ARM 24.156.401 and ARM 24.156.415. 2-year job-related college or vocational training from an accredited medical assistant program. Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire. Salary: $ 20.85 – 20.85 Hourly Telework Eligibility: Not Telework Eligible Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan Number of Openings: 1 Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-Time Job Type: Standard Shift: Day Job Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Primary Location: Deer Lodge Agency: Department of Corrections Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees Posting Date: Mar 25, 2024, 3:55:22 PM Closing Date (based on your computer’s timezone): Apr 25, 2024, 12:59:00 AM Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume, References Contact Name: Paula Plattner | Contact Email: paula.plattner@mt.gov | Contact Phone: 406-415-6112

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