GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible
for providing professional nursing care for patients following established
standards and practices. Assists physicians in coordinating patient
care. Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff and physicians.
SUPERVISION REQUIRED: Reports
to assigned manager or physician
EXERCISED: This position does not supervise any employees.
Escorts patient to
exam rooms, weighs patients, takes blood pressure, and prepares patients for
exam by physician.
Assists physician with
exam and special procedures.
Makes, receives and
handles medically related phone calls as directed by physicians (RX’s, hospital
admissions, patients, and other physicians).
Keeps exam rooms and
doctors’ offices clean, and maintain necessary supplies.
Assists physician in
preparing charge tickets, document fees, procedure codes, diagnosis codes and
other items as necessary.
Counsels and reassures
apprehensive patients, assisting them with all clinic routines.
Performs a variety of
medically related tasks as directed by the physician and particularly to his
in scheduling appointments as needed.
Make sure that all
exam and special procedure rooms have biohazard and non-biohazard containers.
Assures that all
sharps are disposed of in a Sharp Container.
Educates patients in
self-administration of medication, when appropriate.
Schedules CT scans,
MRI test, thyroid test, EEGs and mammograms.
policies for infection control in handling and disposing of
infectious/hazardous waste materials.
Ensures that patient
chart entries are made accurately and in a timely manner; forwards charts as
Notifies patients of
test results; schedules follow-up appointments as appropriate.
Responds to a
Performs other task as
May require assisting
physician with weekend rounds at area hospitals.
May require starting
IV’s, doing IV pushes.
May require mixing
medications such as cytotoxic drugs.
May require drawing
blood and administer drug screens.
Observes records and
reports patient’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.
Dispenses medication as directed. Educates patient/family
about diagnosis procedures, medications, nutrition, and maintenance of health
preferences are given to patients in emergency situations. Greets
patients and prepares them for physician examination. Screens patients
for appropriation information. Instructs patient in collection of
samples and tests.
May require pulling
and filing charts.
Perform other tasks as
Ability to work flexible
Ability to prioritize
and handle multi-tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Customer service skills