Under the general direction of the Physician, performs a variety of patient care activities and accommodative services to assigned patients of all ages. Supports the objectives of the Physician office and hospital. Refers significant information or concerns to the Physician.
1.Assist the Provider to provide service to patients of all ages including evaluation, planning, individual treatment programs goals and other related duties within the designated scope of the practice.
2.Responsible for calling in/e-scribe medication to pharmacies in accordance with clinic protocol. Triage patient calls and answering patient questions. Obtains vitals, patient and medication history
3.Assist with monitoring and management of patient and physician electronic messages as delegated by the provider within scope of practice.
4.Provides assistant functions to patients (personal care, ambulation, transports).
5.Assists in minor procedures, sterile prep and supplies
6.Documents care given and data gathered, including lab and diagnostic imaging Reports findings to Physician.
7.Notifies patients of lab and diagnostic test results under the direct supervision of the health care provider.
8.Collects/Prepares lab specimens & lab tests including drawing blood
9.Maintains confidentiality and protects privacy of healthcare information, security of password, and access codes.
10. Maintains a clean and well organized work station, follows all safety regulations, code of conduct and ethics, Revenue Cycle Guidelines, customer service, and attends hospital and clinical training and departmental staff meetings.
11. Assists with referrals, prior authorizations, & pre-certifications
Graduate of a Medical Assisting Program. Credentialed through the Certifying Board (CB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or The National Healthcare Association (NHA) Certification must be completed within 6 months of hire.
Current BLS required.