MEDICAL ASSISTANT in Trenton, New Jersey, US at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Compensation Base: $14.50

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position provides defined medical care to residents in a sensitive, caring and professional manner including carrying out direct physician orders or working within the guidelines of Health Services Administrator, administering medications and providing day-to-day care within the scope of his/her professional practice.  This position contributes to the therapeutic residential setting by serving as a resource to staff and as a role model of therapeutic and ethical staff practices.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs routine EKG, blood draws, blood sugar finger sticks and urinalysis.
  • Documents completely all patient encounters in the medical records.
  • Schedules patient appointments during open sick call hours.
  • Performs daily weights, intake and output as directed by the physician or RN.
  • Prepares patients for nurse and doctor sick call by taking vital signs and weights.
  • Plant PPDs and Tetanus injections once trained.
  • Assist in performing initial evaluations for new arrivals.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with other correctional personnel, nursing staff, physician and other outside agencies.
  • Performs office duties such as answering phone calls, pulling medical records, etc.
  • Performs a variety of duties not listed, to be determined, and assigned as needed for the medical department.
  • Assist in emergency situations.
  • Functions under the supervision of the physician or Registered Nurse as per written orders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.




Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.
  • One (1) year of experience in an office setting or clinic
  • Ability to use personal computers and associated software applications.

Equal Opportunity Employer