Assist patients by providing clinical assistance to physicians and nurse practitioners.
Oversee and ensure efficient turnover of exam rooms by checking appointment schedule to determine if patient checked in; if not double check with front desk to determine status pf patient.
Prepare, stock, and clean exam rooms and maintain in a neat and clean manner at all times. Dispose of bio-hazard wastes per OSHA guidelines.
Escorts patients from waiting room to exam room and take vital signs.
Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; record medical history, vital signs, update of medications and purpose of visit or treatment
Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during exams; preparing lab specimens, draw blood, perform EKG's give injections, etc. These are in accordance with lab, venipuncture, injection and other clinic protocols.
Orders lab and radiology test in accordance with protoclals and instructs patients on all results in a timely manner.
Prepares prescription orders by electronic prescription method and.or in accordance with controlled substance protocols.
Completes patient records for visit and follows up with all results in a tiomely manner.
Submits billing record to appropriate departments in accordance with proper procedures and codes.
High school diploma and MA certification or equivalent
Prior work related experience helpful.
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