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Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Assistant - Atrium Health - Charlotte - Transplant - Kidney/Pancreas Adult - FT

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 56664
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011040031154-Transplant - Kidney/Pancreas Adult
Location: MMP - 1025 Morehead Medical Dr

Overview

FLSA Status: Nonexempt Original Date: Last Revision: February 2018 JOB SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Medical Physician, assists in the appropriate elements of administrative and clinical responsibilities within the scope of the Certified Medical Assistant's training. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program. LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Current certification from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National Health career Association (CCMA), or National Center for Competency Testing (NCMA) required. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) may be required within one year in select areas. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Complies with the Medical Center mission, vision, and values as well as the philosophy of the Department of Nursing and Service line standards in caring for patients. 2. Performs various clerical duties such as answering the phone, data entry, transcription, charge entry, and processing insurance forms. Maintain office supplies, facilities, and equipment. 3. Schedules new, return, and procedure appointments applicable to the specific clinic setting. May also include scheduling hospital admissions and/or surgery cases. 4. Assists medical staff with preparation, examination, and procedure to include performing patient history interview/screening to obtain personal data and chief complaint, documentation for records, and vital signs. Performs telephone and in-person screenings. 5. Prepares equipment, autoclave, sterilizer, and maintain treatment areas. Sets up, cleans, restocks, and prepares examination rooms. 6. Collects and processes specimens for diagnostic testing according to policy. 7. Performs screening tests such as EKGs, hearing tests, vision tests and pulmonary testing (peak flow and pulse oximetry). 8. Prepares and administers oral and parenteral medications and vaccines as directed by the physician. May call or e-prescribe prescriptions as directed. Maintains medication and immunization records. 9. Complies with Medical Center Infection Prevention policies to manage infectious materials using aseptic techniques, sanitization, chemical disinfection, surgical asepsis, and correct handling of biohazardous materials. 10. Documents all patient care delivered in the medical record according to medical center policy. 11. Performs and maintains competency for point of care testing as assigned, ensuring compliance with WFBH Point of Care policies and with applicable state and federal regulations. 12. Performs other related duties incidental to work described herein. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills WORK ENVIRONMENT: Typical clinic setting PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0% 35% 65% to to to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum