Assists providers in the administration of patient care in assigned clinical areas.
Assists with patient examinations, procedures, diagnostic studies, treatment, and dressing changes.
Performs general administrative duties in accordance with JCAHO, CLIA, NCQA and government standards, as well as company policies and procedures.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direct supervision of the Office Manager and the clinical guidance of the Clinical Manager, and within established policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions:
Reviews charts prior to patients’ scheduled appointment to assure that all requested lab work and diagnostic procedures have been completed and that reports have been returned and are accessible to the provider.
Reviews charts for current medications, treatments, height, weight and problem list.
Obtains and records patient vital signs, temperature, pulse, height, weight and blood pressure and reason for visit.
Directs patients to examination rooms; assists in preparing patients for examination; assists patients in undressing, dressing and getting on and off of the examination table.
Notifies provider of patient’s arrival and readiness for their examination.
Assists providers with patient examinations and procedures, including (but not limited to) surgical procedures, GYN exams, diagnostic studies, and treatments.
Operates and monitors functioning of equipment; hands instruments to the provider; assists with suctioning and holds patients; comforts patients.
High School diploma or GED required.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program
One year related work experience in a medical office preferred.
LNA experience with 1-2 years
work experience in medical office preferred.
Related experience required.
Must possess BLS authorization upon employment in position and maintain during employment.
Elliot Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer
Elliot Hospital - 18 months ago