-Fulfills patient care responsibilities that may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, undressing and dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting Providers with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls, and providing pertinent information; - Fulfills clerical responsibilities that may include sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing and updating electronic medical record to ensure that information is complete; - Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up instruments and equipment according to protocols; cleaning visit/procedure rooms, instruments, and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; and restocking exam/procedure rooms;- Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned including respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisor;- Fulfills clinical medical assisting responsibilities, which may include medical/surgical asepsis, sterilization, instrument wrapping and autoclaving; checking vital signs or instruments; physical examination preparations; clinical pharmacology; drug administration through various routes including injections; prescription verifications with physician's orders; minor surgery assists including surgical tray set-up pre/post-surgical care, applying dressings, and suture removal; biohazard waste disposal and monitoring; therapeutic modalities; instructing patients with home care; laboratory procedures including Occupationa1 Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines; quality control methods; CLIA-waived testing; capillary punctures and venipunctures; specimen handling such as urine, throat, vaginal, stool, and sputum; electrocardiography emergency triage) and first aid
- Uses customer service principles and techniques to deal with patients calmly and pleasantly- Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions;- Communicates with other team members in the clinical and clerical area to provide a successful patient centered practice;- Reviews labs and other testing results for Provider based on protocols- Performs Nursing assessments and documents including interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, and test results- Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines and confidentiality policies;
- High school diploma. - Graduation from an approved practical nursing program. - Must have valid LPN license.- Must possess a current CPR/BLS or ACLS certification and current health records with the appropriate immunizations or proof of immunity to work in the health care field (hepatitis B and tuberculosis).- Clinical experience preferred but not required; IV therapy certification preferred but not required.
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