Assist with full range of advanced patient care duties to include triage, treatment and procedures. Perform a variety of clerical duties in support of department. Monitor Quality Assurance activities. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment my include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME - Adhere to and promote the core expectations of the Patient Centered Medical Home or Patient Centered Specialty Practice as applicable
ADMINISTRATION - Perform various administrative functions such as monitoring expenditures and preparing reports and correspondence; may participate in a variety of research projects to develop service plans; may propose changes to program policies and procedures
PATIENT CARE - Provide advanced patient initial screening; take and record vital signs; record chief complaint and patient medical history; ensure patient chart is signed by attending physician
PATIENT CARE - Collect and store specimens; conduct tests, triage patients and perform procedures as required within scope of practice
FACILITY - Maintain a sanitary work area to include patient care rooms, equipment and instruments; report equipment malfunctions, maintain appropriate PAR levels
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS - Establish and maintain effective interpersonal business relationships with patients, visitors, physicians and all Hospitals personnel
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
Medical Assistant Program graduate or military equivalent
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
1 year directly related experience
CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
Experience Requirements - Preferred:
Membership in Society of Urological Nurses Association (SUNA)
Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo
Physical Demands Requirements:
Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Working Conditions Requirements:
Med Haz: Mod exposure to chemicals, dangerous equipment and/or materials requiring basic safety precautions