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Medical Assistant

Company: STG International
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

STGi provides detention health care services including medical, dental, and behavioral health to individuals in custody within ICE detention facilities. We are seeking Medical Assistant candidates for full-time and PRN/Per Diem healthcare positions.

  • Minimum Education: High School Graduate

  • Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program located in a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. Territory.

  • Active, unrestricted certification as a Medical Assistant. Certified by one of the following:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA),

  • Registered Medical Assistant by the American Society of Medical Technologists (AMT),

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA),

  • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), or

  • National Registered title of Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) by the National Health Association for Health Professionals

  • One year of experience as a medical assistant in a clinical setting (preferred).

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers - certification through the American Heart Association -.

  • Ability to pass a federal government security background check.

  • U.S. Citizen.


    • Provides direct care to patients within discipline Scope of Practice and performs functions in accordance with current accepted practice, licensure, certification, credentialing and or granted privileges.

    • Provides treatment of persons throughout the life span as appropriate to discipline and facility setting.

    • Completes required competency assessment successfully and updates annually and/or as requested.

    • Performs functions in accordance with current accepted practice and certification.

    • Provides patient care under the supervision of licensed health care staff to include the registered nurse (RN), nurse practitioners (NP), physician assistant (PA), physician, dentist, psychiatrist, pharmacist, or behavioral health provider (BHP).


      • Required to walk unaided at a normal pace for up to 10 minutes and maintain balance.

      • Required to respond to any medical emergency within 4 minutes, where a fast walk or jog may be necessary to provide assistance.

      • Required to perform CPR/emergency care standing or kneeling.

      • Must have the ability to assist sick, injured or aging detainees or staff exiting the building during an emergency (may require lifting, dragging, wheeling or carrying someone who weighs significantly more than self).

      • Must be able to see, hear and smell with or without the use of aides if necessary (exceptions on a case-by-case basis).

      • Must easily alternate between kneeling and standing.

      • Must be able to lift, push, or carry 30 pounds.

      • Must be capable of standing on hard surfaces (cement floors) for long periods of time.

        STGi is driven to positively impact our customers, our employees, and the communities that we serve. STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a PTO and paid sick leave policy.
        STGi is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
        Medical Corps - 60J, 60L, 61F, 61H, 61N, 61R,62B
        Medical Specialist Corps - 65B, 65C, 65D
        Nurse Corps - 66B,66H, 66P
        Medical Service Corps - 67G, 67J
        Medical CMF - 68A, 68B, 68E, 68F, 68G, 68J, 68Q, 68R, 68S, 68T, 68W, 68X, 68Y
        Required SkillsRequired Experience

Keywords: STG International, Houston , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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