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Medical Assistant – Employee Health and Wellness (EHW)

Job Number: 5603706
Location: California Correctional Center – Susanville
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Medical Assistant – Employee Health and Wellness (EHW)
$34,848 – $45,828 Annual Range
Under the administrative supervision of the Employee Health (EH) Registered Nurse (RN), Correctional Facility (CF), and the clinical supervision of the Receiver’s Nurse Executive (RNE) or Nursing Consultant, Program Review (NCPR) lead, the Medical Assistant (MA) provides clinical and administrative support to the EH RN and NCPR with infection prevention and control activities including, but not limited, to the COVID-19 prevention and response program. The MA will assist the health care team, with rapidly identifying employees who are either confirmed, probable, or exposed to COVID-19 or other communicable disease and taking the appropriate measures to decrease the likelihood of further transmission to the institution population and staff. The MA is responsible for addressing the ongoing needs of the employees, working with the health care team, 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:
  • American Association of Medical Assistants
  • American Medical Certification Association 
  • American Medical Technologists
  • California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants
  • Multi-skilled Medical Certification Institute, Inc
**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.

Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
How To Apply: You may apply for this position by clicking “Apply Now” on the top or bottom of this page. 
Contact or 530-257-2181 ext. 4708 for your questions regarding the application process, and/or status of your application.
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Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hrs PLP 2020 leave credits through June 2022.     
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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Salary Range: $34,848 - $45,828 Annual Range/DOE
    Accessible by Public Transportation: No