Under the supervision and/or direction of the Medical Director, Physician, or Director of Nursing performs various duties assisting in the treatment and care of patients in accordance with the established methods and procedures of the center and clinic.
Licenses or Certifications: CPR Certification, appropriate Medical Assistant training
Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience: High School Graduate or equivalent preferred. One (1) year prior experience preferred. At least one year experience working with a frail elder population.
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to seek assistance as needed;
Ability to understand and follow through with directions given related to patient care;
Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor, and other employees.
PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:
Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
Organize and prioritize tasks and projects
Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction
Ability to speak, hear, and read English
Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape
“Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.”
Lift up to 100# from floor to 19” and 19” to 25”(Occasional) Stand(Constant)
Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent) Sit(Occasional)
Sustained Forward bending in sitting and standing(Occasional) Kneeling(Occasional)
Sustained squat(Occasional) Repetitive squat(Occasional)
Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36”(Frequent) Front Carry – Two handed carry of 25# up to 20 ft.(Occasional)
Full body range of motion(Constant) Reaching above head at least to 60” with 5#(Occasional)
Grasp of various sizes, shape ,temperature, and texture, and weights up to 50# grip(Constant)
Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc