The role of this position is to provide direct care to inmate/patients on the Acute Inpatient Unit located at the Main Jail. Duties include: vital signs, observations of inmates during rounds, documentation in the inmate/patent EMR, and administrative support to nursing staff on the unit.The incumbent is responsible for sustaining an environment of intrinsic good will for the practice while providing optimum services to patients. The incumbent provides non-licensed medical support to medical care providers as a medical assistant for the department/clinical team for which it is assigned. The incumbent is supervised by a Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) when performing or assisting with procedures. The incumbent works under the direction of a clinic manager (practice manager and/or nurse manager) for administrative purposes, including customer service, professional behavior & development, assignment & scheduling of work, and performance of job functions not requiring supervision by an LIP.REQUIRED-At least 1 year of paid MA experience in a similar setting.-Must have Certificate of Completion from a Medical Assistant training program. -Current CPR certification. -To administer injections, must have written evidence of validation for training and competency in medication administration by injection and skin testing. -Must pass UCDHS Pharmacology verification exams if needed in job.-Must be willing to work variable days (including weekends), hours and locations as required to meet business needs of the practice.-Ability to work in a highly stressful jail custody setting with incarcerated inmates which may present hazardous conditions, including working in a noisy environment, of a highly restrictive and containing nature.-Willingness to work under an institutional 'No Hostage Policy' and 'No Smoking Policy.'-Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, overtime, including holiday and weekends as scheduled and assigned.-Ability to maintain Sheriff's Department security clearance. PREFERRED-Adult Psych or Jail Psych experience.-Primary Care experience.-Knowledge of criminal justice system, including workings of judicial system, state hospital system, forensic mental health networks, probation, parole and the Department of Corrections.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT-THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, SACRAMENTO COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.