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Clinical Tech Ambulatory/Medical Assistant

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Hudson
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Assists in the provision of care and treatment to a specified group of patients under the direction of RN and/or MD. Maintains personal growth and development through the on-going process of formal and informal education. Demonstrates a positive concerned and sensitive response in the work place.
This position will work out of Chagrin Falls and Twinsburg Family Health CetnersResponsibilities:

  • Obtains vital signs, height and weight as directed.
  • Collects patient specimens and prepares specimens appropriately for transport to labs.
  • Prepares patient for exams, tests and special procedures and assists with exams and treatments as applicable.
  • Completes the rooming process, to include but not limited to: review of medications, updating allergies, identifying pain level and asking regulatory screening questions.
  • Identifies, documents and reports changes to RN and or MD.
  • Assists with indirect patient care.
  • Performs patient treatments as directed, to include: the application of heat or cold, simple sterile dressing changes, measures, applies changes and removing of casts, braces and splints.
  • Repairs cast and apply and instruct patients in the use of DME.
  • Removes dressings, sutures, & staples.
  • Stocks supplies and linens as applicable. Cleans and restocks dressing supply cart, checks emergency carts, empties needle boxes using appropriate safety measures.
  • Maintains all designated work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Assists in Regulatory and safety monitoring and compliance audits as directed.
  • Collaborates with members of the health care team to promote the delivery of patient care and the overall functioning of the department.
  • Participates in department meetings and performs duties in an independent and assertive manner under the direction of an RN and or MD.
  • Initiates CPR and other emergency measures as required.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry and patient registration.
  • Other duties as assigned.Education:
    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English and follow oral and written instructions.
    • Understanding of human anatomy sufficient to perform job duties.
    • Knowledge and understanding of basic patient care activities.
    • Basic knowledge of math.
    • Additional formal training /education may substitute some or all stated experience.Certifications:
      • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required within new hire period.Complexity of Work:
        • Requires good interpersonal skills to interact with all staff, patients and family members.
        • Requires strong organizational skills to set priorities, organize work activities and complete assigned work.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Work Experience:
          • Minimum two years recent patient care experience in a hospital or ambulatory setting preferred.
          • Proficient in the use of an electronic medical record preferred.Physical Requirements:
            • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination; involves extensive standing and walking.
            • 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.Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
                The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

                Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

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                Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
                Schedule: Full Time

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , Clinical Tech Ambulatory/Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Hudson, Ohio

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