Medical Assistant - (Unit 220 Mental Health)
Job Number: 5614325
Location: Pelican Bay State Prison - Crescent City
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Medical Assistant - (Unit 220 Mental Health)
$40,536 - $53,304 Annual Range

Under the administrative supervision of the Supervising Registered Nurse (SRN) II/III, Correctional Facility (CF), and the clinical supervision of the Staff Psychiatrist, Correctional and Rehabilitative Services (Safety), the Medical Assistant (MA) provides support to the Psychiatrists in a variety of health care settings. The MA under the clinical direction of the Psychiatrist or the valid authorization by a Psychiatrist’s order is responsible for performing patient oriented procedures, providing support to the mental health care team for daily operations, communicating effectively with patients, Psychiatrists, and other members of the health care team, and performing administrative duties. The MA is responsible for addressing the ongoing needs of patients, working with the Psychiatrists and other health care providers, and promoting the efficient, appropriate, and cost-effective use of health care resources. 

Possession of a valid certificate from an agency approved by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Medical Board of California to practice as a Medical Assistant.
Department of Consumer Affairs approved agencies include:
**Failure to provide proof of meeting the minimum qualifications of the classification through experience and/or education (include copy of college degree and/or transcript and certificate if required) may eliminate you from being considered for the position. You must have ACTIVE certification status to be considered for this position.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an Order on August 19, 2021 which requires workers working in a healthcare setting at all local and state correctional facilities and detention centers be vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, all workers identified under the CDPH Order are required to either be vaccinated or submit a medical or religious accommodation. While working through either of these interactive processes, staff shall wear an N95 mask and test twice-weekly (with at least 72 hours between each test) until they comply with the August 19, 2021 CDPH Order. 

Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
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