This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing administrative and clinical duties in an outpatient setting including limited medication administration in the outpatient setting.
Job Duties/Essential Functions
Administers oral, SubQ and IM medications under the direct supervision of an RN or physician
Demonstrates basic knowledge of medication purpose, side effects and administration procedure
Performs accurate measurement of patient statistics to include vitals, height and weight
Manages room turnover and patient flow
Collects health history and med list
Prepares patient for physician's exam
Instructs patients as directed by the RN or physician
Performs front offices duties including telephone, reception, medical records and scheduling
Practices standard precautions
Maintains inventory in rooms
Department Specific Duties
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of administrative and clinical functions in a physician office settting.
One year experience working in a medical office setting preferred.
Education sufficient to obtain AAMA certification.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
AAMA certification required.
Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse & Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required. Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Physical Activity Requirements
Constant = 67-100% of workday
Frequent = 34-66% of workday
Use of fingers
Occasional = 33% or less of workday
Physical Demand Requirements
Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently