Ambulatory Care Assistant – Reynolds Memorial Hospital – Glen Dale, WV

Performs

various duties related to patient care and treatment as directed by attending

providers in an outpatient clinic setting. Provides clerical and

clinical support to medical staff in assigned unit.

MINIMUM

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION,

AND/OR LICENSURE:
1.

High school diploma or equivalent.

2.

Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program OR One (1) year of clinical

experience.

PREFERRED

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION,

CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
1.

Registration or Certification preferred.

2.

Obtain certification in Basic Life Support

within 30 days of hire date.

EXPERIENCE:
1.

One-year experience as a Medical Assistant or

patient care preferred.

CORE DUTIES

AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to

describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to

this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an

all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other

duties may be assigned.

1.

Provides support to medical staff to assure

patients’ needs are met and to assure efficient operation of outpatient unit.

2.

Assists providers when possible in completing

requisitions or forms for patient examination or testing. May assure

availability of test results for patient visits. Assist patients and

providers with medical office visits.

3.

Administers prescribed medication under

supervision of attending provider.

4.

Performs qualitative and quantitative tests

and examinations of specimens.

5.

Obtains and documents patients specimens as

ordered.

6.

Documents and reports test results to medical

provider.

7.

After training and skills testing may perform

assigned and/or all ordered POCT tests and maintain quality control testing

and logs.

8.

Schedules additional ancillary testing as

needed. Assists providers when possible in completing requisitions

or forms for patient examination or testing.

9.

Acts as chaperone during medical examinations.

10.

Ensures medical records and test results are

available for visit, including those from referring

physicians. Inspect/review medical records to maintain correct

order and completeness.

11.

Monitors nurse call system and relays

information to appropriate staff. Answers telephone calls and

transmits information to appropriate staff.

12.

Provides assistance and information to

patients, families, and visitors as instructed by the physician.

13.

Participates in Quality Assurance Program to

assure quality patient services are provided.

14.

Generates required patient charge data

according to outpatient procedures.

15.

Assists in maintaining appropriate inventory

of supplies and equipment for patient care needs by preparing orders and

reporting needs to supervisor. Demonstrate knowledge of use and care of all

equipment including printers, embossers, and computers.

16.

Assists with maintenance of inventory and

equipment on assigned outpatient unit.

17.

May schedule and coordinate new and return

appointments using computerized system according to outpatient clinic policy

and procedures. Schedule and coordinate diagnostic and/or

therapeutic procedures.

18.

May assure registration of

patients. Collect vital information for purposes of patient

identification and billing purposes and enter data into

computer. Obtain charts and fee sheets necessary for patient

visits. Obtain signatures from release of information and consent

to treatment.

19.

May assist with deposit of money and with

late night coverage. May assist Manager/Supervisor with unit

correspondence using computer software.

20.

May process and mail letters to patients.

PHYSICAL

REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative

of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the

essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.

Work requires strength and/or stamina,

lifting, moving, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, and carrying of materials

and equipment weighing 40+lbs.

2.

Must be able position and/or lift patients,

and stand or walk 4 to 12 hours per day.

WORKING

ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics

described here are representative of those an employee encounters while

performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may

be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

functions.

1.

Work is performed in a normal clinical

outpatient environment.

2.

Position is frequently exposed to biohazards,

as well as communicable disease.

3.

Position requires ability to respond quickly

to varying demands from provider and patient.

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