Medical Assistant Statewide On-Call Pool - Multiple Locations Statewide, WA

Employer: WA State: The Department of Corrections

Job Description:
Medical Assistant Statewide On-Call Pool - Multiple Locations Statewide, WA
Salary: $19.06 - $24.68 Hourly
Location: Multiple Locations Statewide, WA
Job Type: On-Call
Department: Dept. of Corrections
Closing: 1/31/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

The Department of Corrections is seeking highly motivated and qualified individuals for our Statewide Relief Pool for Medical Assistants . These are On-Call Limited Scope COVID Relief positions for individuals that are willing to work various facilities as needed (check facilities you are willing to work at in the supplemental questions). Great for anyone who is seeking extra work to supplement their income.
These positions will be non-permanent rapid hire with a limited scope of responsibilities primarily focused to assist our facilities during the COVID outbreak. ( Travel should be expected for this position)

Some of what you may do:
- Assisting with COVID quarantine and isolation checks
- Screening, documentation and assessment of COVID patients
- Monitor COVID signs and symptoms

Application assessment will be ongoing and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the position at any time during the recruitment process. It is to the applicant's advantage to apply as early as possible.

- Provide assistance in all direct delivery of patient care by the Provider.
- Observe, document in the medical record, and report to practitioner or Registered Nurse:
- Patient history and relevant data,
- Current health status (physical and emotional),
- Situation of patient, family, groups, and/or communities by interview, observation, and inspection.
- Monitor patient's condition following procedures; recognize and report emergent/urgent problems or symptomology.
- Provide clinical support to the health services team to ensure continuity of patient care and efficient clinic operations.
- Legibly document subjective and objective clinical findings and the actions taken to deliver health care.
- Maintain the confidentiality of protected health information.

- Completion of a Medical Assistant-Certified program accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA).
- Experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient clinic setting.
- Initial and unblemished/unrestricted licensure in the State of Washington as a Certified Medical Assistant.
- Certification by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support and Basic First Aid.
- Ability to work competently in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
- Ability to learn job specific DOC programs needed to perform work assignments.

- Please note PPE will be required to wear for this position and while inside our facilities -

Supplemental Information:
- Mission:
The mission of DOC is to improve public safety by positively changing lives.
- Our Vision:
Working together for safer communities.
- Our Commitment:
To operate a safe and human corrections system and partner with others to transform lives for a better Washington.

Our Core Values:
- Cultivate an environment of integrity and trust:
Corrections values partnership and trust. We foster openness and support courageous conversations. We are committed to doing what we say we are going to do by being accountable and taking personal ownership in our actions.
- Respectful and inclusive interactions:
Corrections appreciates and values individuals by promoting an inclusive and diverse environment, which encourages safety. We respect, value, and listen to the thoughts, feelings, and perspectives of our stakeholders and consider the impact on those we serve as well as each other.
- People's safety:
Corrections believes in creating an environment that values physical, mental, and emotional security and well-being. We honor those who advance safety for all.
- Positivity in words and actions:
At Corrections, we assume positive intentions and believe there is a shared desire for the best outcome. We consistently demonstrate positive behavior and always put forth our best effort.
- Supporting people's success:
Corrections is committed to our community – understanding individuals, instilling hope, embracing change, and providing opportunities.
- For additional information about the agency, please visit

- Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.
- Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.
- Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
- Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
- We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
- Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. - Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
- Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
- Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
- This position may be represented by a Union Shop.

- We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
- Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
- Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
- Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
- Promote inclusiveness.
- Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
- Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.

DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email or call us at (360) 407-5748.

For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Agency: State of Washington

Contact Person:
Location: Multiple Locations Statewide, WA
Application Method: Online:[0]=yakima%20county&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Base Pay: $19.06 - $24.68 HR

Posted on January 11, 2021

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