Medical Assistant

DSI Renal, Inc Torrance , CA 90501

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Medical Assistant provides assistant to the Peritoneal Dialysis Department under the supervision of the Peritoneal Dialysis RN, Administrator and/or Medical Doctor.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform at all times under the supervision of a Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse or M.D. and within limitations established by law, regulations, or usual practice within the state.

  • Schedule or reschedule patient monthly clinic visits to see physician; make appointments for referrals and do follow up.

  • Assists with triaging during monthly clinic visits: Patient vital signs and weights.

  • Order laboratory supplies.

  • Review tests schedules and prepare all lab tubes.

  • Draw monthly and other labs as needed.

  • Spin and package lab tubes and call for pickup.

  • Processes PD fluid for testing as needed.

  • Assists with cycler and initial supplies to patient if on public transportation.

  • Clean exam rooms following each patient and empty hazard trash in dumpster.

  • Schedules patients ESA administration and/or weekly and PRN labs.

  • Assist multiple clinics with monthly PD clinic as needed.

  • Completes billing logs.

  • Put new charts together with all needed forms which includes printing forms.

  • Send paper work to Corporate for new patient approval, modality change, or transfers.

  • Check refrigerator thermometer and documents temperature.

  • Assists and prepares data required for credentialing agency submission.

  • Answer phones; enter CrownWeb data and transmit.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • CPR certification required within 90 days of hire or as required by the state.

  • Prefer a minimum of 3 months in dialysis healthcare or phlebotomy experience or CNA experience.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the English language and ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

  • Must have basic computer skills; proficiency in all USRC clinical applications required within 90 days of hire.

U.S. Renal Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran


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