University of North Texas Health Science Center - Certified Medical Assistant (PRN)

- Fort Worth, TX

Full/Part Time: 
 Fort Worth
This contract position will provide licensed certified medical assistant health care services and will be scheduled on a PRN basis by UNTHSC's Correctional Medicine Department to support the coverage needs of the designated Federal Bureau of Prisons facility. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) shall provide nursing services to inmates in the designated Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) facility consistent with their certification. CMA shall be required to adhere to Joint Commission, BOP Program Review, and American Correctional Association standards. Scope of Services and Clinical Duties CMAs must adhere to the following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to: * Ensure all laboratory collection and results are appropriately filed, collected and submitted to the sub-contracted laboratory services. * Assist PA's, Nurses, Physicians and all ancillary providers' and visiting clinical specialty consultants and the management and coordination of patient flow through the chronic care clinic, optometry and general clinics when scheduled. * Assist primary care providers in the urgent care room when necessary. * Assist the FMC staff Physician, Clinical Director, PA's, Nurses, and all ancillary providers in preparing the chronic care clinics. * Performs phlebotomy on Federal inmates in accordance with established national patient safety goals and in accordance with the Bureau. * Maintains and operates all clinical equipment, including calibration and record keeping in accordance with current policy and procedures. * Perform basic lab tests and maintain accurate logs and other laboratory record keeping. * Administer treatments/procedures such as nebulizer, ear lavage and other routine procedures and prepare and administer medications with physician authorization. * Screen eye exams and assist physicians and mid-level practitioners in minor surgical cases. * Work assignments will be assigned on a daily basis by the supervising nurse or other FMC staff. * Provide all other duties as assigned within the scope of their CMA certification to support the clinical operations and health care missions of the assigned BOP facility. Upon completion of each shift, the CMA shall ensure all required medical records and reports for inmate patients assigned during their shift has been completed consistent with Joint Commission and/or Bureau policies, procedures and regulations. CMA shall also ensure effective coordination and transfer of care responsibilities of assigned inmate patients to other clinical staff and/or appropriate BOP staff for continuity of care purposes. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practice.



P.O.Box 292788 Lewisville, TX 75029-2788  |  Phones: (214) 222-1500  |  (214) 222-8884  |  (800) 594-7036

P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX

  (214) 222-1500
  (214) 222-8884
  (800) 594-7036

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