Organizations primarily assists and provide services to the underserved and those without insurance coverage.
Pros: training is always available, if requested.
Cons: salary is not based on my years of experience, nor college education.
A typical day at work includes receiving patients, intake medical information, collecting vital signs to include, weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, and temperature. Charts medical information into EMR.
In addition, administers injections as requested by providers, performs urinalysis and pregnancy testing under the scope of practice, set up and assists with minimally invasive surgical procedures, performs EKG's as warranted and needed medical services.
It was a new and learning experience in working with the pediatrics, and with those patients that were from Department of Corrections that were released into half way houses.
Additionally, I'm responsible for ordering all medical supplies for the organization; and receiving, distributing, stocking, and storing them upon arrival.
My nurse manager and co-workers are excellent to work with.
The hardest part of the job is maintaining my duties in receiving and handling supply shipment and invoices, preparing and assisting within the clinic duties, to include assisting with surgical procedures, and working at the nurses station receiving and handling incoming calls. However, I've always been successful in fulfilling all tasks and duties assigned.
The most enjoyable part of my job is meeting and providing professional medical services to my patients. Patients always look forward to receiving my professional assistance during their appointment, because I always make them feel welcome, regardless of their living status and/or medical condition. Not to mention, they trust me with confidential information, because they know that I respect their privacy and exercise the HIIPA policy to the fullest extent!
It's always my ultimate goal to meet the professional needs of the patients and their family members, providers, and staff, as warranted.
I always go the extra-mile, in an effort to meet the professional needs of others, and the organization as a whole.