Job Posting OPEN
Medical Assistant TEMP - Req 155
JOB TITLE: Medical Assistant TEMP
JOB LOCATION: NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, FL
Job TYPE: TEMPORARY; Duration of
assignment approx. 90 days
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt
WHERE TO APPLY: imssfl.com
Integrated Mission Support
Services (IMSS) is seeking a qualified Medical Assistant
for a short-term assignment to
facilitate a surge of Occupational Medicine Certification Exams/Physicals.
This temporary position supports the Occupational Health
Center. Principal areas of responsibility are in clinical operations and
performing visual exams with Titmus
tester, vital signs, documenting histories and audio exams. Audio
experience is very helpful.
Performs a wide range of non-invasive and invasive medical procedures including
specimen collections (urine or other body fluids), immunizations, audiograms,
Titmus and other vision testing.
Performs basic vital signs and patient intake, including pulse, blood pressure,
respirations, temperature, height, weight, near and far visual acuities,
estimated visual fields, whisper hearing test, and other anthropomorphic
measurements. Calculate BMI or body fat % as needed.
Triage of emergency patients within the limits of standard or accepted practice
and defined or approved competencies.
Administer immunizations, allergy shots and vaccines as required, including
administering and interpreting TB skin tests (PPD), followed by appropriate
documentation and recording of procedures.
Ensure proper collection, preparation, storage and transmission of specimens in
compliance with established policies, procedures and instructions.
Must have knowledge & experience with basic office equipment, including fax
machines, copiers, label makers, postal meters, printers, scanners, computers,
Assist in maintaining the facilities and equipment in compliance with regulatory
requirements and operational certifications.
· Working knowledge of
common occupational medical forms.
perform calibration, and maintenance of diagnostic testing equipment as
required, such as BP machines.
Education / Training:
RMA or CMA (AAMA) certification status.
Familiarity, experience, certification (if indicated) and
demonstrated competency with all office clinical diagnostic and testing
High school education, plus two years specialized training in a
specified clinical discipline such as laboratory technology or equivalent
education and experience in a clinical setting.
Basic certification in American Heart Association BCLS and
American Red Cross Multi-Media First Aid desired. This position requires the capability to be
accessible by electronic means in order to be reached in an emergency, which
may require overtime, etc., for Rapid Response to unplanned work requirements. Must possess a valid state Driver’s licenses
within 30 days of employment for the state where permanently assigned. Must maintain current training and
proficiency in Biological Hazard Protection, i.e., Blood Borne pathogen and
biological hazardous waste.
Certification in Occupational Hearing Conservation or ability to
obtain certification is highly preferred but not required. Training and
experience in the area of hearing testing and recording of hearing exams is
preferred. Experience in OSHA hearing conservation program and knowledge of how
the program works and steps involved in evaluating, testing and certifying
hearing conservation employees is preferred.
Experience in the use of an EMR (electronic Medical Record) to
document daily interactions with patents and exams preferred. Reasonable
computer skills and typing ability and experience or advanced training in
Microsoft Office products required.
Familiarity with Federal, State and local regulations and
standards relevant to the practice of Occupational Medicine is required.
/ Skills / Abilities:
Ability to lift a 200-pound patient with assistance of another
staff member, using proper body mechanics.
Ability to perform 15 to 20 minutes of CPR, which includes
adequate chest compressions and rescue breathing, for an obese patient in a
Ability to bend, stoop, push, pull and reach over head.
Ability to push a 200-pound patient in a wheelchair.
Ability to demonstrate adequate CPR on a mannequin.
Ability to climb hills, or up to 8 flights of stairs, while
carrying a medical bag and a Robert Shaw (o2/suction unit) when responding to
an emergency outdoors in humid 90-degree weather. The medical bag and 02 equipment weight
approximately 30 pounds.
Ability to perform duties for a period of 4-6 hours, outdoors in
humid, 90+ degree weather.
Adequate conversational hearing, near and far visual acuity, some
eye/hand coordination and dexterity, and visual attention for sustained
periods. Work may involve lifting and manipulating up to 50 pounds
Assist physician or physician assistant with physical examinations
or treatment procedures as required.
Inventory, maintain, order and restock supplies for laboratory and
clinical office functions.
Assist with health screening and wellness programs.
Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and task force
groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve
problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new
developments, requirements and policies as they relate to listed essential job
functions or as requested by OHC management.
Assist in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure
compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, JCAHO, FL Department of Health and other
mandated regulatory or conformance regulations and standards.
Must thrive in a
team atmosphere and effectively work with all levels of employees. General office environment may require minor
lifting and bending.
all Company safety policies and site-specific safety procedures. Participates in and supports the KEMCON
safety program. Ensures safe operating
conditions within area of responsibility.
Identifies potential hazards, concerns, and safety incidents and reports
to supervisory personnel.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
IMSS is a drug-free workplace.