Post by Jobing - South Florida parents have been choosing Pediatric Associates for the healthcare of their children for more than 55 years. Our long history in the South Florida community is a testament to our unwavering commitment to providing affordable, quality and accessible healthcare to area children. We provide primary pediatric care to infants, children and adolescents from newborns to age 21. Our board–certified pediatricians are on staff at most of the area‚s major hospitals and we have relationships with most insurance carriers.
Our mission is to deliver the best, most up to date and most comprehensive medical services to area families. By providing on–site services, such as lab and X–ray, sick care 365 days a year, free support groups, chronic disease management assistance, educational and safety classes and events, we also strive to serve as your family‚s total resource for raising healthy and happy children. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Assist in managing and administering the nursing services in the AH (After–Hours) office. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports directly to the Office Clinical Manager, Lead Physician and AH (After–Hours) General Manager SUPERVISIORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Exercises supervision over the training, development, and evaluation of the clinical staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: (This list may not include all of the duties that may be assigned.) 1. Assists the Clinical Manager in monitoring the AH employee daily time swipes, overtime, and paid time off. 2. Coordinate, direct and evaluate activity of staff ensuring that the office runs smoothly and providers have adequate coverage.
3. Monitor AH patient schedule/ physician templates and call AH General Manger or On–Call Physician Scheduler when necessary. 4. Oversee weekly stocking and cleaning of exam rooms and nurse‚s stations.
5. Train AH clinical employees on departmental policies and nurse procedures, and ensue they are being followed. 6. Assist with the selection, training/orientation and performance evaluation of departmental personnel.
Adjust work schedules, and hours as necessary and delegate assignments to staff. 7. Maintain communication between Human Resources, departmental heads and medical staff regarding matters such as administrative issues/problems, establishing and maintaining departmental goals or objectives, and performing employee/departmental evaluations. 8.
Perform new hire duties such as, training, ensure new hire attends Business Office orientation, ensuring orientation/ new hire paperwork is completed and submitted to Human Resources for the employee file. Also responsible for monitoring, mentoring and evaluating clinical performance. 9. Resolve, document and report any conflicts/disputes or incidents/accidents involving providers, nurses, patients, and or parents.
10. Perform all inventory duties including ensuring proper amounts of supplies, ordering supplies and medical equipment, and also documenting, inspecting and unloading shipments of supplies. 11. Monitor vaccine levels, and clinical staff to ensure administered vaccines are properly and timely documented in Immunization Tracker so process for restocking vaccines occurs.
Report to the Clinical Manager any shortages or problems to prevent outage of vaccines. Assist the Clinical Manager with producing weekly, monthly and semi–annual vaccine inventory reports. 12. Responsible for handling subpoenaed record and making copies as necessary.
13. May be responsible for AH "Loop Coordination" responsibilities such as receiving and filling daily staff needs for local offices. 14. May occasionally be responsible for Patient Service Coordinator duties such as referrals, PT inquiries, and serving as a liaison for Primary Care Providers.
15. Insure staff is up to date and complies with legal regulations set out by HIPAA and OSHA. Follow any OSHA and Safety requirements for rooms and documentation. 16.
Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. 17. Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies. 18.
Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration. 19. Check to make sure that patient history is complete i.e.(immunization records, allergy to medications, birth weights etc...). 20.
Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician. 21. Obtain brief summary of patient complaint. Document any immunizations needed.
Read previous visits to obtain follow–up plan as needed. 22. Assist doctors in any necessary procedures such as giving injections or removing sutures. 23.
Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies. 24. Perform sensory screening as needed. 25.
Fill out any necessary paper work for patient‚s i.e. (school forms, medication forms). 26. Call hospitals to obtain any necessary results i.e.
(lab and x–ray results). 27. Complete any necessary referrals and referral cover sheets for doctor approval. Call insurance companies to obtain necessary authorization for certain procedures.
28. Set up any home therapies for patient use. 29. Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians' instructions to patients 30.
Keeping a clean, safe and organized work environment for patients and staff. 31. Attending any necessary meetings to be up to date on changes in protocol and procedures. 32.
Working as a team with nursing and front office staff for optimal patient care. 33. Assisting the doctor in emergency situations. 34.
Assists the Clinical Manager in keeping expiration dates current on all sample medications and formulas. 35. Assist Clinical Manager in keeping medications and supplies on the crash cart current. 36.
Administering immunizations and medicine injections. 37. Performs other various duties as assigned, including cross training in other functional areas. PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Graduation from an accredited practical/technical school of nursing or college. Licensure: L.P.N. or R.N. or M/A with certification and 1–3 years of work experience.
Experience: Prefer one to three years work experience in a medical office setting. Knowledge of computer desired.
Jobing - 13 months ago
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