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