This position assists physicians and nursing staff with orthopaedic patients. Applies casts, maintains equipment, supplies and procedure logs.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High school graduate with six months to one year formal education or training beyond the high school level.
The person applying for this position will primarly be assigned to the front office, but will have clinical assignments as well. They should have prior experience in orthopedics and be willing to travel as needed to the various satellite offices in which our physicians see patients. Flexibility in work assignment as well ability to work well as a memeber of a larger team is a must. Must be prepared to demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
Responsible for creating an amazing,patient experience through patient acknowledgement and assistance in Take Care Clinics. The Medical Assistant is visible at the front desk 85+% of the time and is responsible for the overall patient flow through the clinic and marketing activities for the clinic.
Quality Care: Performs clinical tasks and activities as delegated to ensure quality care is delivered and patient safety is maintained
Performs vital signs and point-of-care testing as requested by the provider
Assists Providers in processing documentation related to patient care
Elevates patient concerns/immediate patient care needs immediately to the Provider on duty in the clinic
Monitors patient waiting area for cleanliness and safety issues.
Reviews and documents in the EMR, the patient’s allergies, medication list, family, medical and social history. All documentation must be reviewed and confirmed by the provider at the time of the visit.
Advocates services ( range of sick services, flu-shots, vaccines, sports/camp physicals) Ensures all patients are asked to complete customer satisfaction survey
Generates customer and employee awareness of the clinic and its services in the store and pharmacy by disseminating marketing materials and talking to customers and store employees. Ensures marketing materials are visible throughout the store.