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Company: Valley Health Systems Inc
Location: Charleston
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: The emphasis of the position is the handle day-to-day patient care within the setting of a primary care health center under the supervision of an RN/Clinical Coordinator and provider.Job Duties:Under Supervision of Physician/Midlevel/NurseInitial triage of patients regarding urgency of presenting problems.Locate patient in examination room and make available to the provider all medical records of the patient and any supplies or instruments that may be required by the provider.Collect and record complete first order data (history and basic vital signs) before a patient is presented to the provider.Assist provider as required in treatment or examination of patient.Perform authorized lab tests and record information in designated files.Perform EKG tests as required.Keep all rooms supplied to needs of provider and staff.Check rooms for cleanliness after each patient visit.Maintain check on health center supplies and list items to be purchased.Schedule diagnostic test for patients as per provider's order as needed.Provide instruction to patients in areas of medications, diet, health maintenance and diagnostic tests.Record and observe provider orders.Prepare specimens for outside lab test.Make notations in EHR.Ensure patient comfort and well-being while at health center.Assist provider with procedures as needed.Administer medications to patients according to provider orders.Prepare sterile materials for use as needed.Dispose of expendable material according to sanitation guidelines.Perform clinical tasks such as dressing changes and ear irrigation as ordered by provider.Assist in care coordination which may include obtaining test and referral results and communication with various entities including but not limited to community organizations, health plans, facilities and specialists.Proactively address needs of the patients and families through the concept of population management.Effectively communicate with all patients with specific attention to the vulnerable patient population.Provide self-management support in the form of patient coaching and motivational interviewing when appropriate.Actively participate in the medical home care team which is comprised of clinical and non-clinical staff working towards a common goal: delivering quality care to our patients.Acknowledges the importance of a team approach when providing patient care.Communicate and coordinate effectively with all members of the care team.Maintain compliance with the organization's confidentiality policy in accordance to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).Perform other duties as assigned.Working Conditions:Position requires manual dexterity for operating standard office equipment.Hearing must be within range of normal human conversation.Position requires the ability to maintain concentration and attention to detail for long periods of time in order to maintain accurate records pertaining to patient and/or account information.Position functions within a normal office environment.Qualifications:.Graduate of Medical Assistant Degree.Certification or equivalent experience.Good organization and ability to multitask.Friendly personality with the desire to work with the public.

Keywords: Valley Health Systems Inc, Charleston , MA/Receptionist, Administration, Clerical , Charleston, West Virginia

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