Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.
About the Role:
Primarily responsible for utilizing the nursing process in providing the healthcare needs of assigned patients within existing standards of care. Additional job responsibilities encompass office procedures directly relating to patient care and front office duties as required for an overall efficient operation.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Licensure or other certifications: Active Registry or Certification as a Medical Assistant required. Current BLS certification required or must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or GED
Preferred Job Qualifications
Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
Preferred Educational Requirements:
Preferred Experience: One (1) to two (2) years related experience preferred. Experience as lab tech or with radiology equipment preferred.
Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Clerical and clinical
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Performs the initial patient assessments documents any findings. Documents nursing intervention and implements physicians' orders.
Establishes immediate plans of care for patients in collaboration with physician, documents referrals on patient's chart and log book.
Correctly administers and documents medication regime.
Correctly identifies and implements infection control processes.
Performs radiological or lab procedures (if verified as part of employee's minimum experience and credentials).
Provides radiation protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
Provides x-ray reports to physician.
Documents QA controls and maintenance on x-ray equipment.
Documents lab and radiology results.
Answers telephones and assists patients, triaging calls as necessary.
Files patient charts.
Records daily visits and charges accurately.
As needed per clinic, orientation and guidance to perform x-rays.
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Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.