- Performs routine clinical and administrative duties in support of assigned area. Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on the scope of care of the service assignment.
- Under the supervision of a physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or nurse, assists with performing patient assessments and treatments.
- Performs basic diagnostic procedures and specimen collection. Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition. Documents patient care given.
- Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning and troubleshooting. Maintains examination areas.
- Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry as needed(order entry for standing orders only), patient registration, and pre-certifications.
- Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high-reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
- High school graduate or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) preferred.
- ABR-OE credential from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) required within 90 days of obtaining 2 years of experience in a healthcare organization within the previous 3 years. Certified in Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS) preferred.
- Worked in a healthcare setting for two out of the previous three years preferred.
Skills & Attributes
- Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
- This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details
- Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.
Activity & Frequency:
- Bending/Stooping - Frequently
- Climbing - Rarely
- Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently
- Kneeling - Occasionally
- Lifting/Moving Patients - Frequently
- Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Frequently
- Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Occasionally
- Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Never
- Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Frequently
- Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Occasionally
- Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Occasionally
- Reaching - Frequently
- Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Never
- Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Frequently
- Running - Occasionally
- Sitting - Occasionally
- Squatting - Occasionally
- Standing - Frequently
- Walking - Frequently
- Audible Speech - Frequently
- Hearing Acuity - Frequently
- Smelling Acuity - Never
- Taste Discrimination - Never
- Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently
- Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently
- Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently
- Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently
- Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.