The Certified Medical Assistant functions as a member of the patient care team, contributing to the health management of the patients; performs a variety of patient care activities and accommodative services for Clinic patients, many in assistance to section physicians and under the direction and supervision of the Patient Care Manager; maintains primary responsibility for all technical procedures and the operation and care of the nursing unit in the department.
Formal training which will probably be indicated by certification from an accredited medical assistant program; current CPR certification; two years broad experience with emphasis in family practice.
Physical guidelines include the ability to move, traverse, position self, remain in a stationary position and negotiate steps for up to eight hours per day; lift, move and transport patients, equipment and supplies; motor coordination and manual dexterity; articulate speech; ability to read and understand orders; visual acuity.
The Licensed Practical Nurse-Applicant is responsible for providing nursing care to patients who present with urgent, emergent, or potential health problems; utilizes knowledge of basic nursing principles, practices and ethics; participates in the organization and management of the physician's practice.
Formal training which will probably be indicated by a graduation certificate from an accredited LVN/LPN school of nursing; basic life support and CPR certifications; IV certification; ability to monitor patient condition; good verbal communication skills.
Physical guidelines include the ability to move, traverse, positions self, remain in a stationary position and negotiate steps for up to eight hours per day; lift, move and transport patients and materials; manual dexterity and motor coordination; articulate speech; read and understand medical information; visual acuity and ability to distinguish colors.
This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to act as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel. Attendance is an essential function of the job.