*Assists technical and clerical staff in general clinical operations.
*Assists in patient-comfort needs.
*Assists patient in preparing for physical examinations and medical procedures.
*May monitor physical examinations and medical procedures.
*Assists staff with moving patients from exam rooms.
*Registers patients and assists with clerical duties such as answering phones, preparing charts, obtaining proper orders, charge entry, assessing and verifying patient test requests and billing information. *Documents physician orders as required.
*Provides patient results to physician offices, as necessary.
*Assists with obtaining and understanding specimen and test information.
*Responsible for assisting medical providers with all procedures and handling tissue samples, identified and labeled in accordance with authorized technical procedures and laboratory policies.
*Prepares specimens for transport to lab.
*Operates, calibrates and maintains instrumentation and equipment. Complies with all hospital and laboratory policies and procedures.
*Complies with JCAHO and CAP patient safety goals.
*Maintains accurate records, documents and files as required.
*Maintain needed supplies and stock supply areas timely and appropriately.
*Education: Successful completion of a recognized training program for medical assistants or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
*Experience: Two (2) years of experience working in a physician practice or healthcare setting. Experience in breast biopsy setup and assistance is a plus.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom