PATIENT CARE. Check in and room patients (weight, height, vitals) by appointment or check-in time, keeping providers' rooms loaded at all times. Update patient history and verify all medications, updating as needed. Perform vaccines and diagnostic tests per protocol. Be alert to all providers' needs by checking tracking board status for orders/patient flow. Perform orders as directed. Take complete history and medication list on new patients. Perform Meaningful Use, Quality Data and EMR data entry as needed. Prepare rooms upon arrival (lights/tables on etc) for all providers.
PATIENT CARE: Administer treatments, phlebotomy, injections, immunizations, ear washes, tests (ECG, spirometries, etc.), CLIA waived tests and any other orders as ordered by providers. Assist providers with exams and procedures. Process lab/culture/pap tests for all patients as needed.
Chart all procedures, labs, injections, etc in patients' charts in EMR, verifying that all charges are captured. Complete by day end. Chart patient communication as needed.
Notify patients of results as directed. Inform providers of patient communication as needed. Schedule appointments for patients per guidelines.
Process patient refills per protocol and/or provider authorization.
Prioritize above duties by providers' needs, keeping each other informed of necessary patient needs. At shift end, checkout to covering staff member regarding patients that are remaining in rooms/waiting room/pending orders, etc. Maintain friendly and professional demeanor at all times with staff, supervisors, providers and patients. Clear communication and follow through required with all duties.