· Provides support to the providers in the examination and treatment of patients to facilitate clinic flow and provide excellent patient care.
· Maintains the standards of nursing care as established.
· Receptionist and clerical responsibilities related to registration and billing required.
· Provide care in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of Lakeland Community Hospital, Watervliet and Lakeland Medical Practices.
· Performs nursing assessment of clinic patients, including but not limited to triage, vital signs, age-appropriate growth measurements, immunization and allergy status, patient history, subjective and objective data, current medications, and chief complaint.
· Administers and documents medications, immunizations and biologics in age-appropriate manner as directed by a provider.
· High school diploma or G.E.D. required.
· Must become a certified or registered Medical Assistant within three (3) months of hire or transfer to this job.
· Two years clinical experience preferred.
· Working knowledge of personal computers, printers and software (EPIC, Word, Excel, MCIR, etc.) and other equipment commonly found in a medical office.
· Ability to type with speed and accuracy.
· Familiarity with medical terminology and abbreviations beneficial.
· Bilingual communication preferred.
· Excellent phone etiquette and ability to relate in a caring manner to all patients.
· Must be dependable, able to work flexible hours, and perform a variety of job-related tasks.
· Good organizational and time management skills.
· Current American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support.
· Current certification for TB Skin Testing (PPD) (or become certified within 6 months of hire/transfer date) as required per clinic.
· Current Drug Collection Screening Certification (or become certified within 6 months of hire/transfer date) as required per clinic.
Internal Number: 103904
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