Assistant, Medical – Part Time, #48313

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Posted Date: August 24th, 2018

Job Description:

Provide assistance to physicians in basic patient care, room patients, schedule patients and clerical duties. Must be graduate of a medical assistant program accredited by CAAHEP or ABHES.

Additional Comments/Requirements:

Utilizing broad-based skills in basic patient care, ancillary services, and business office practices, provides assistance to providers in accordance with PNHS standard and policies. 

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

1.      Under the direction of a provider or registered nurse, instruct patients on basic information regarding examinations, special tests, procedures, or home/self care.  Provides health information that is routine and standardized.  Recognizes and      respond appropriately to medical emergencies.


2.      Collects and reports patient health data.                                                                               



3.      Performs set-up and assists physician with diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedures within the scope of practice.  Collects and processes lab specimens, (i.e. Finger sticks, venipunctures, urine and throat cultures). 


4.      May perform various business office or ancillary services procedures related to the   basic care of patients, i.e.: sending faxes.


5.      Acts as liaison between the patient/family and the provider, hospital, medical staff, or outside agencies involved with patient care.



6.      Documents observations, actions, and patient outcomes per established policies and procedures.


7.      Participates in quality improvement and outcome study activities, departmental in-services and workshops, and other educational opportunities that will improve    patient care.


8.      Performs other tasks as assigned.

Union Name: Non-Union

Job Code: P3AP

Department: Clinic Services

Job Number: 48313

Status: Part-Time

Work Schedule: M, W, F 7am-7pm & Tu 12-5pm. Varies based on need

Site: TRIA Orthopaedic Center, Bloomington

Hours/Pay Period: 64

Benefit Eligible: Y