::This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care duties and assisting with the overall workflow of the physician/medical practice.
Assist with daily clerical operations, including answering multi-phone lines and making copies of documents as necessary.
Accurately file patient charts; including scanning documents into files as necessary.
Ensures that patient rooms are kept stocked and clean; also ensures that equipment is kept clean.
Confirms and schedules patient appointments.
Maintains organized filing system for all office/billing documents.
Distributes referrals as necessary to physicians and insurance companies; keep proper documentation of referral requests/responses in patient charts.
Pre-authorize prescriptions and clinical tests (CT, MRI, Ultrasound, etc.) as necessary.
Phone/faxing patient prescriptions as necessary.
Schedules mammograms, BMDs dietician appointments, cardiology testing, and radiology testing for patients, and completes all appropriate paperwork.
Labels patient specimens and completes lab slips accurately; separates lab slips monthly.
Contacts patients with lab results and sends letters to patients as necessary.
Accurately performs clinical duties to include triaging patients, checking patient vitals, administering injections and venipunctures, and prepping patients for physician exam.
Accurately performs a variety of clinical testing, including ekg, holter monitors, PFT, stress test, PAP, ear irrigations, 02 sats, vision/color charts, and urinalysis/hemocult tests.
Thoroughly and accurately complete patient information forms prior to physician meeting with patient; assist physician with chart as necessary.