Responsible for gathering, recording, scanning and charting patient vitals in the practice management and electronic health records system. Responsible for providing basic laboratory screening, maintaining laboratory records, collecting and submitting laboratory specimens, performing venipunctures, and assisting with exam room preparation, equipment and supplies, and maintaining medical supply inventories.
Assist in the fulfillment of the agency's vision, 'For Those We Serve,' by empowering individuals to thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provide basic laboratory screening, which includes measurements of height, weight, blood pressure, hemoglobin test, urine test, pregnancy test, U.A. Dipstix, and obtain blood specimen through venipuncture and records information on patients' charts in the practice management and electronic health records system.
Prepare accurate laboratory slips for test to be done on patients.
Performs data entry of laboratory test results and contact patients to schedule appointments to meet with providers.
Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
Cleans and prepares examination room with necessary tests to be done for each patient.
Prepares patients for exams and assists in exam room when needed.
Collects all laboratory specimen records in appropriate lab book and submits correct laboratory slips along with specimens to correct labs.
Screens patient medical history for documentation of pertinent information.
Keys data into computer to maintain office and patient records.
Prepares charts, pulls charts, transfer reports and send referral forms to other providers for other clinical care.
Interprets and translates for patients, as needed.
Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.
Attends training and/or meetings as designated.
Travels for agency business using personal/agency vehicle.
Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.
Works evenings and weekends as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.