Medical Office Assistant/Phlebotomist - Hebbronville Clinic
|Benefits:||Paid Time-Off, Holiday, Insurance - Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Disability, 403b|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Performs Medical Office Assistant duties; takes vital signs, recognizes emergencies, prepares and maintains examination and treatment area, interview and takes patients history, prepares patients for procedure, assist physician with examinations and treatment, maintain medication records and be able to respond to medical emergencies, must be able to apply principles of Aseptic Technique and Infection Control. Performs phlebotomy duties; lab waived tests; maintains and distributes lab reports; also performs other clerical duties as necessary and orders supplies as needed.|
SUPERVISION: Directly supervised by the Clinical Manager Rural Areas and under the general administrative supervision of the Director of Clinical Services.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires standing, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling and must be able to move 25 pounds. Requires the use of office equipment, i.e., copies, computers, etc., and medical equipment, i.e. accuchecks, EKGs, holters, etc.
Takes vital signs i.e., weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, head and chest circumference of children and adults attending clinic.
Prepares work area for patient using universal precaution.
Orders ad stocks work area with medical supplies as needed.
Assists physician with patient care, exams and treatment.
Must be able to administer injections.
Performs accucheck, UA dipstick, Urine UCG, Rapid strep test, Occult blood.
Send out reports to doctors and nurses.
Keep records of all physician orders.
Keep lab records; handle and ships lab specimens according to protocol.
Maintains statistics on workload.
Keep work area clean and decontaminated daily.
Operates and maintains facilities and equipment safety.
Able to perform CPR and first aid.
Administer medication as directed by physician.
Performs other duties as assigned.
|Qualifications:|| Graduate from an accredited senior high school or GED graduate. |
Certificate of completion from an accredited vocational/technical for Medical Office Assistance.
Must be Registered/Certified with National Association for Healthcare Professionals or American Allied Health. Registration/certification must be kept current.
Junior College Associates with 160 contact hours in phlebotomy and board eligible or
Three years working experience in phlebotomy.
Must have a current BLS/CPR certificate.
Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.