Certified Medical Office Assistant-Heart/Lung Clinic-PRN
Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: PRN
Experience and Education
National Association for Health Professionals, the National Center for Competency Testing or The National Health Career Association; one (1) year clinical experience in medical office or hospital setting required.
Escorts or transports patients to exam rooms or treatment rooms, or other areas as directed.
Documents completion of patient care tasks in medical records, and reinforces education provided by the physician or nurse seeking assistance from the nurse or physician as appropriate. Confirms appropriate patient consent and authorization forms are signed for research and/or medical treatment
Assists in care of patients by preparing exam rooms for patient care, facilitating use of diagnostic equipment, and ensuring availability of needed patient information, such as results of diagnostic exams and medical records.
Assumes responsibility for weekly autoclave temperature monitoring, POC testing QA, and monthly audit report on compliance as directed by clinic management.
Serves as preceptor and resource for newly-hired medical assistants and medical assistant externs, actively participating in their integration into the department.
May perform a variety of administrative/clerical duties, scheduling patient appointments, precertifying procedures, answering patient phones by collecting data to forward to the nurse for triage as directed.
Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning. Maintains adequate stock of supplies as required for work area.
May function as a clinic safety officer, verifying each employee's knowledge of fire safety and the evacuation plan for the work area as directed.
Maintains current customer service, clinical, and technical skills by attending training programs and procedures. Participates in annual skills competency review.
May provide occasional working supervision to non-licensed medical and/or clerical office support personnel for clerical functions or other non-clinical activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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