ASSISTANT MEDICAL I PRIMARY CARE NORTH

  • Indian River Medical Center
  • 1000 36th St Vero Beach Florida 32960 United States
  • Jul 17, 2018
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION:                  
To provide care for clinic patients following established standards and practices.  Performs a variety of assisting procedures of a routine nature requiring limited skills.  Monitors and responds to patient needs and concerns as directed by the patient’s physician.  Also performs phlebotomy and EKG under the direction of the physician.
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:           
Responsible for working in a safe and protective manner at all times keeping in mind that safety and environmental hazards are the responsibility of all employees for themselves, other staff members and patients.
 
Assists physicians in all aspects of practice.
 
Performs phlebotomy and/or EKG’s as requested by physicians.
 
Provides direct and individualized care based on the application of scientific principles under the supervision of the physician.
 
Prepares patients prior to the physicians examination by carrying out certain procedures; screening and recording pertinent pre exam data, vital signs, heights and weights as applicable, obtains specimens.
 
Sets up, prepares equipment and assists the physician with patient exams, testing and/or special procedures, pelvic exams, pap smears, suturing biopsies, EKG’s, minor surgeries, etc.  Ensures that appropriate special consents are provided and obtained if appropriate.
 
Performs general care to patients and administers medications and treatments under the supervision of the physician.
 
Observes, records and reports patient’s condition and/or reaction to medications and treatments to the physician.
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:   
Maintains good relationships with patients and other staff members.  Works well with other people
                                               
Demonstrates ability to effectively deal with difficult customers (e.g., patients, co-workers, physicians, visitors, auxilians)
 
Must be able to communicate clearly with staff and patients both verbally and in writing
 
Must be able to hear and communicate on the telephone
 
Must have manual dexterity and visual acuity to use office equipment
                                               
Maintains current knowledge of trends in the healthcare field
 
Must have basic computer skills
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:                    
High School graduate or equivalent required
                       
CPR required
 
Medical Assistant certification, preferred       
 
Phlebotomy certification, preferred
 
Basic x-ray license preferred
 
Radiology Technologist (one licensed tech is required on site) preferred
                       
Minimum of one year of experience in clinical setting, required

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