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Med Asst - Methodist Mammography

Carle

Carle

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
The Medical Assistant I maintains department patient care supplies, ensures timely flow of patients, works up patient schedules for the Carle West Region, verifies orders, schedules patients as needed.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Basic Life Support (BLS) (AHA) within 30 days.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Medical Terminology


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Capacity to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures. Demonstrates compassion and caring in dealing with others. Healthcare experience preferred.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Perform a variety of routine direct patient care duties to assist technologist and Radiologist
  • Maintains patient care environment and supplies to ensure patient privacy and safety.
  • Previews patient schedules and make sure all prior imaging is available
  • Rooming patients: Collecting pertinent information regarding the patient's chief complaint, family history, social history, surgical history and medication reconciliation upon arrival for a patient visit.
  • Maintain department specific competencies related to point of care testing, equipment handling, and specialty training.
  • Prepare patient and supplies for department specific procedures
  • Maintain par levels and order supplies for exam and procedure rooms.
  • Perform bio-impedence testing as applicable
  • Assist with bone marrow biopsies, including preparing slides for cytology.
  • Transport patients as needed to the ED, hospital floor or other area.
  • Make pre-procedure calls to review appointment instructions.
  • Take supplies to CPD for cleaning; pick up supplies from CPD for use in department.
  • Keep exam rooms and procedural areas stocked with the necessary supplies.



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