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Clinical Assistant-Healthy Beginnings Plus Columbia (8 hours/week, 1st & 2nd shift)


Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

7593 Healthy Beginnings Plus

Supervisory Organization

Healthy Beginnings Plus Clinical Care

Grade

Summary

8 hours/week. Mixture of 1st and 2nd shifts.

This position will primarily be in the Columbia Clinic, but may be needed for occasional coverage in the Lancaster Office.

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POSITION SUMMARY: To provide clinical support services to patients in a provider’s office under the supervisor and direction of a provider and/or licensed nurse.  Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups:  pediatric (8 to 12 years), adolescent (13 to 17 years), adult (18 to 64 years), and geriatric (over 64 years).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Greets and shows patients to exam rooms and prepares patient for visit with provider following established rooming standards.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient to obtain pertinent medical information per department protocol. Accurately documents medical and social history and purpose of visit in the patient chart.
  • Prepares patients for exam by measuring vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height and accurately records information in patient chart.  
  • Prepares and assists providers with various procedures, minor surgeries and other exams as designated by the provider. 
  • Performs various tests and procedures upon the request of the provider including but not limited to hearing tests, EKGs, breathing treatments, vision screenings, phlebotomy, suture removal and collecting lab specimens. 
  • Performs various front office responsibilities including but not limited to scheduling, registration, check in, check out and monitoring work queues.
  • Assures exam rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient visit. Maintains and cleans medical instruments and equipment after each procedure.
  • Assists with proactive outreach for patients requiring preventive and chronic disease services.
  • Performs care coordination activities among specialists and transitions of care to obtain all necessary patient information.
  • Assists in coordination of referrals, education and community resources.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives to improve overall patient experience and quality of care.
  • Participates in daily huddles with the provider.
  • Provides assistance to patients when entering and exiting the building.
  • Serves as a patient experience advocate by being a positive influence at all times when interacting with patients, visitors, and colleagues. Communicates with all patients, visitors, and colleagues in a professional manner while keeping customer service a top priority.
  • Handles all patient information in a confidential manner according to Lancaster General Health privacy and confidentiality policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to all Lancaster General Health policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • A Medical Assistant degree or certificate, certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant or previous work experience as a Patient Care Assistant or Medical Assistant.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of clinical experience in a physician’s office preferred.
  • Obstetrical background preferred

COLUMBIA Part Time Posted on 11/21/2019