Under assessment and supervision of the Registered Nurse and according to established policies and procedures, performs patient care activities in order to assist health care providers in performing various technical / clinical procedures in the patient care area. Job requires knowledge, skill and ability to provide basic care for a neo-natal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population
Demonstrates ability to read, write, follow verbal or written instructions and perform simple mathematical calculations.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
AAMA or AMT Medical Assistant certification preferred upon hire and required within six months of hire date.
Maintains BCLS certification
Completes orientation as specified to acquire the necessary familiarity with LMHS policies, procedures and patient care techniques within assigned patient care areas.
Demonstrates ability to assist in the care for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients within the scope of the job description while under the supervision of a licensed physician, NP and/or RN.
Demonstrate knowledge, skill and ability to perform: phlebotomy, ECG, vital signs, ear lavage, monofilament, glucometer, occult blood, visual and auditory acuity, strep screen, urinalysis, urine pregnancy, specimen collection and preparation as applicable to the practice setting.
Competency with personal computer usage and medical record documentation