Assists physician with complex procedures during patient examinations, including but not limited to injections, suture removal, venipunctures, cast removals, biopsies, EKG's.
Adept in the sterilization technique and able to demonstrate it when preparing trays for open wounds and preparing bandages.
Adheres to Universal precaution guidelines in the performance of patient care activities.
Monitors and manages patient schedule in order to ensure optimal patient flow amongst physician.
Greets and escorts patient safely from the waiting area to appropriate areas in the physician office and/or hospital, as required.
Understands and executes physician's preferred treatment protocols when coordinating patient flow.
Prepares and administers medication as instructed by the physician; this includes the administration of injections.
Ensures exam rooms are appropriately stocked with supplies and equipment prior to physician seeing patients.
Maintains appropriate par levels and inform supervisor when reorders are necessary in order to avoid any shortage in supplies.
Demonstrates appropriate medical knowledge and effectively communicate instructions to patients.
Ability to communicate to patients any procedures to be performed and provide preparatory instructions and answer basic questions, as required.
Demonstrates the ability to understand and react to the unique needs of the patients.
Demonstrates knowledge of proper use/maintenance of all equipment relative to the position.
Maintains current licensing and certification necessary to perform applicable job functions
Possesses effective time management skills and assist other staff members when appropriate.
Mount Sinai Medical Center - Florida - 16 months ago
Founded in 1949, Mount Sinai Medical Center is the largest private independent not-for-profit teaching hospital in South Florida. Mount...