â¢ Prepares patient for exams by reviewing history, collecting current information and appropriate vital signs, documenting in the medical record according to guidelines (e.g., hearing, vision, blood pressure).
â¢ Provides intervention ordered by practitioner (e.g., medication, dressings, specimen collections, irrigations, suture removals, and IVs) and documents patient response.
â¢ Prepares room and equipment for procedures and assist physician as needed.
â¢ Initiates interventions and health education according to prevention guidelines.
â¢ Assist with monitoring and management of patient and physician electronic messages as delegated by the RN and within scope of practice.
â¢ Educates patient and provides preparation materials for diagnostic studies according to guidelines.
â¢ Schedules appointments for patients with lab, radiology, consultants and follow-up appointments as ordered by practitioner.
â¢ Effectively provides prevention, early intervention and ongoing health education for panel, patient and family.
â¢ Resolves patient concerns promptly.
â¢ Participates in process of interviewing, selection, orientation and training of new team members.
â¢ Participates emergency care as necessary and as directed by physician and registered nurse.
â¢ Maintains department Quality Improvement standards.
Education: High School
Posted: Sep 25, 2022
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Employment Type: Contract