Job Description

Category:Nursing
Facility:Divine Savior Healthcare
Department:Urgent Care
Schedule:full-time
Shift:Evening Shift
Hours:4:00pm-11:00pm
Job Details: Medical Assistant Certification Required
Experience strongly preferred

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides primary health care services to patient; assists with various procedures; assures that physician's patient schedule flows smoothly and efficiently on a daily basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares patient for physician exam by taking blood pressure, temperature, weight, height, and updating patient chart with current health information.
  • Assists physician in examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patient.
  • Schedules patient testing with appropriate departments and hospital admissions. Prepares and orders diagnostic tests including x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory tests according to physician orders and
    informs patient with instructions and follow-up.
  • Prepares and administers medication and immunizations as prescribed by physician and according to state and federal regulations.
  • Takes phone calls from patients seeking medical advice, consults with physician for care instructions and calls patient with follow-up information.
  • Documents according to established standards.
  • Assures rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient; puts equipment away after each procedure; puts biohazardous material in proper waste containers. Cleans and prepares instruments for sterilization in surgery department.
  • Maintains and restocks medications and medical supplies. Orders medications and supplies as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or as opportunities arise.
  • Educational Qualifications:

    Degree from an accredited Medical Assistant program.
  • Current Medical Assistant certification.
  • Work Relationship:

    • Reports directly to the Clinic Director and Clinic Supervisor.
    • Works directly with physicians and nursing staff.
    • Occasional contact with staff from other patient care departments.
    • Extensive contact with patients.
    • Regular contact with families.
    • Occasional contact with the public.

    Working Conditions:

    • Work is performed largely in a pleasant hospital environment.
    • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts, has risk of electrical shock and radiation
    • Occasionally work in outside weather conditions, wet/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals
    • Regular exposure to hazardous material such as needle punctures, blood and body fluids.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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