Job Description

Ref No.:18-16968
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Description:
Collects patient information and assessment data. Obtains and records patient's vital signs: temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight and height, medications, drug allergies and pain index.
Reports assessment findings to practitioner and records in Electronic Medical Record (EHR) in a timely manner. Obtains additional data from patient and significant other based on initial data collection. Performs chart review prior to clinic visit to obtain historical data. Recognizes and reports abnormal findings or changes in condition. Organizes patient care activities based on assessment findings. Ensures that appropriate CMA interventions and notes are documented in the EMR and that CMA notes are informative, accurate and concise.
Prepare and administer injections as required adhering to the provider's order and following appropriate protocols for medication/injection administration.
Confirms and clarifies written orders prior to implementation of delegated tasks.
Maintains and uses principles of aseptic techniques and infection control when performing clinical duties and tasks.
Appropriately obtains and manages specimens, including labeling, form completion, checking for errors, transport to laboratories and log maintenance. Performs quality control for waived testing. Acts as "trainer" for waived testing and coordinates activities related to proficiency.
Administers first aid, CPR and maintains emergency equipment and supplies.
Orders, stocks and maintains exam rooms and clinic areas with standard levels of supplies, medications, linens, nourishments, forms and equipment.
Coordinates and schedules visits either within UHS or between several departments.
Answers UHS telephones, retrieves phone messages, relays messages, provides routine information to callers, and refers patients to appropriate resources per UHS policy and procedures. Provides cross coverage for Patient Service Coordinators when needed.
Takes and handles prescription request orders for providers – communicates request to providers and performs follow-up regarding prescription as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Education
High School Diploma

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