Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients, measures vital signs and maintain patients' charts.
May be required to draw, collect and prepare blood samples for laboratory analysis. Prepares treatment rooms. Maintains reasonable inventory of medical supplies.
Processes prescriptions and communicates with pharmacies/ patients under the physician's directions. Handles referrals, making sure appropriate paperwork is completed. Handles patient calls and communication between patient and physician.
Performs other clerical duties as may be necessary. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. Requires High School Diploma and CMA certification.
BLS required. One to Three years experience in a related field preferred. Phlebotomy and Radiology experience preferred. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Grandview Medical Center, a 402-bed regional referral center and tertiary-care facility, is located in Birmingham, AL., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Grandview Medical Center offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas, including Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Women's Health, Mental Health, Digestive Diseases, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine and Emergency Care. There are more than 600 physicians on the Grandview medical staff representing 30 specialties and subspecialties.
The hospital has been named an accredited program for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery by ASMBS & ACS as well as an accredited chest pain center. Grandview Medical Center provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of any individual's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information or any other protected class status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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