Implements patient care by continuously practicing within
guidelines, policies and procedures.
Adapts to changes in work environment and accurately performs
medication administration as directed by physician.
Maintains accurate and descriptive clinical documentation,
making sure documentation is legible and concise.
Demonstrates knowledge of medical records, authorization forms,
Demonstrates knowledge of disease process and therapeutics by
recognizing changes in patient status and reports pertinent
information to Charge Nurse and/or Physician.
Recognizes and follows through appropriately with clinical
Establishes priorities, assess workload and determine order of
importance on a daily basis with minimal guidance.
Obtains and documents patient's weight, vital signs and initial
information for providers.
Obtains miscellaneous specimens and prepares them for laboratory
testing , and obtains and files laboratory reports as needed.
Answers telephone in an appropriate and professional manner,
takes accurate messages and promptly relays messages to appropriate
Takes messages for prescription refills.
Under the direction of the physicians, contacts pharmacy with
prescription refills and records prescription in file.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be a graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program.
Military training as a Hospital Corpsman (HM), Combat Medic
(68W) or Medical Service Technician (4N0X1) will be considered.
Knowledge of Infection Control Practices.
Demonstrates knowledge of age related concerns as observed
through appropriate nursing interventions by the Physician or
Manager and documentation.
Is cognizant of the physical and general characteristics of the
various age related groups as observed by the Manager or
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMT) preferred.
Complexity of Work:
All employees are expected to meet the standards of performance
outlined in the Organizational-Wide Competencies listed below as
applied to the position:
World Class Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior,
interpersonal skill, and problem solving that enable an employee to
respond to internal and external customer needs and expectations in
a positive manner.
Has verbal knowledge of Dr. Lower's Credo: A PATIENT is the most
important person in this institution - in person or by mail. A
PATIENT is not dependent on us - we are dependent of him. A PATIENT
is not an interruption of our work - he is the purpose of it. A
PATIENT is not an outsider to our business - he is part of it. A
PATIENT is not someone to argue or match wits with. A PATIENT is a
person and not a statistic. He has feelings, emotions, biases,
prejudices and wants.
It is our job to satisfy him. Adaptability: Includes teamwork
and flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities including
adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory
Efficiency and Effectiveness: Includes quantity and quality of
desired work, as well as organization skills necessary to perform
Essential Job Requirements: Includes adherence to all relevant
policies, procedures, and guidelines affecting the work
environment, including maintenance of required competencies and
Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable): Includes overall
accountability for assigned work group relative to operational
goals, personnel requirements, and budgetary constraints.
At least one (1) year clinical experience required if graduate
from an approved medical assistant program or minimum 2 years
experience if candidate does not have a medical assistant
certificate. Clinical proficiency with phlebotomy required.
Proficiency in EKG desired.
Essential Duties: This position requires knowledge of various
aspects of patient care.
Must possess good organizational skills to balance clerical and
Work is heavy, constant lifting and moving patients, carrying
equipment, supplies and material up to 50 pounds without help and
over 50 pounds with the help of mechanical devices or other
Stooping, pushing, and pulling when moving patient or equipment
into position for treatment.
Reaching for, handling, feeling and manipulation of equipment in
Physical Duties: This position requires frequent walking,
sitting, and standing.
Frequent talking and listening when giving instructions and
Frequent use of the phone, fax machines, and occasional to
frequent use of the computer.
Working Conditions: The majority of time the employee spends
indoors in air-conditioned areas.
Potential for exposure to blood and blood borne pathogens is
Clinical exposure to patients requires the use of personal
Personal Protective Equipment:
This position requires high exposure to infectious wastes such
as blood and bodily fluids that mandates the wearing of gloves,
masks, gowns, and goggles as appropriate.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment
as required for procedures.