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Physician Office Floater Watkinsville

Company: Piedmont Healthcare
Location: Watkinsville
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for providing a variety of patient care activities under the supervision of a physician, physician extender, or registered nurse in accordance with established guidelines and standards. Duty assignments vary and include, but are not limited to front office and back office functions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Meets and greets patients;

  1. Obtains appropriate patient information and medical history;

  2. Accurately completes and documents patient medical and physical histories and other related items in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR);

  3. Records vital signs; Performs EKG, spirometry and or other similar non-complex office procedures;

  4. Aids the physician, extender, and or nursing staff during treatment, examination, and or testing of patients - may include injections and immunizations;

  5. Prepares and maintains examination and treatment areas;

  6. Maintains examination/treatment rooms, including inventory of supplies and equipment;

  7. Under the supervision of a licensed personnel, distributes educational information and instructions for patient care, diagnostics, and other appropriate treatments;

  8. Coordinates telephone requests to refill prescription drug medications in accordance with physician instructions;

  9. Advises physician and or nurse of patient's adverse reaction to medication and/or treatment to medication and/or treatment;

  10. Attends required meetings, in-services, and participates in committees as required;

  11. Practices Standard Precautions, including handwashing and disposal of bio-hazardous materials;

  12. Complies with established risk management, HIPAA, and safety procedures;

  13. Front office duties to include, but not limited to, registration, cashiering, scheduling appointments, tests, and/or hospital admissions;

  14. Performs lab duties; including but not limited to, phlebotomy, order entry, collects specimen, establishes chain of custody if applicable, and labels for delivery to appropriate authority for testing;

  15. Schedules procedures;

  16. Completes medical and physical history forms and other related information requested by third party payors;

  17. Receives incoming telephone calls from patients and responds accordingly, under a physician or other licensed provider's guidance;

  18. Notifies patient of their test results as directed by a physician or licensed provider

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MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: High School diploma or GED.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: One year of experience in a medical office setting

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: None

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: ACLS through the American Heart Association: required as needed by the practice. School: Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP); or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES); or similarly recognized accrediting organization or completion of a Nursing Assistant program. BLS required

Keywords: Piedmont Healthcare, Athens , Physician Office Floater Watkinsville, Other , Watkinsville, Georgia

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