Accurately takes and records vital signs, blood pressure, heights/lengths, weights, head circumferences and abdominal girths
Performs phlebotomy. Collects specimens and completes specimen requests, as required.
Coordinates flow of patients, places patients in exam rooms and notifies physicians and nurses when ready.
Maintains exam rooms and equipment. Cleans up exam room, changes paper, cleans equipment, restocks supplies, and discards trash after each patient.
Assists with office work including, filing, chart copying, answering telephones and tracking and following up on no-show appointments to the clinic. Calls patients, informs physician and documents on chart.
Assists with the scheduling process, as necessary.
Transports patients to other departments under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
Able to utilize the EHR system to assist clinical staff, as needed.
Other duties, as assigned.
Skills & Abilities:
Enjoys working with children
Ability to handle and complete multiple tasks and assignments
Demonstrates active involvement as a team member
Must have the ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, developmental, social, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in the Heart Center for Children.
Training & Education:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Pediatric experience preferred
Completion of Medical Assistant training from an accredited school
Registration and/or certification preferred
483-SCHC Pediatric - Philadelphia, PA
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