Medical Assistant - Univ Health Clinic (Req#: 13013)
|February 27, 2012 - May 07, 2012|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Department:||University Health Clinic 3411|
|Description:||Responsible for assisting and collaborating with providers and nursing personnel in carrying out task specific care for assigned patients. Performs delegated clinical and administrative tasks within the scope of practice of the supervising physician, PA, APN, or RN, consistent with the individualís education, training and experience, Such duties shall not constitute the practice of medicine.|
|Duties:||Assists provider (s) in examination, procedures and treatment of patients as approved after completion of UTHSCT human resource/nursing competencies. Carries out specific tasks as delegated, in a manner that ensures patient safety, privacy, and according to standards of patient care, standards of staff performance and physician orders. Ensures readiness of supplies and equipment at the clinic level to meet patient needs. Demonstrates competence in the use of equipment/supplies and technical skills required. Constantly aware of the safety needs of patients, employees and visitors. Communicates effectively with patients, families, visitors and other members of the health care team. Demonstrates professional behavior. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.. Assists with patient restraints and patient specific safety precautions, collects and reports data related to patient needs/emergencies and patient and family behavior. Provides and maintains a clean, safe environment and performs and/or assists others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures, and infection control measures. Required to maintain competency in the patient safety functions related to their position. Participates and supports Hospital Performance Improvement activities. Completion of Annual Mandatory Training, TB testing, and required licensure and certifications before expiration date. Keep patient care areas clean and stocked. Other duties, as assigned.|
|Qualifications:||High School Graduate or equivalent plus completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program.|
Certified Medical Assistant (through the AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (through the AMT) preferred at hire.
High School Graduate or equivalent plus 2 years of related experience.
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