Appalachian Regional Healthcare

  • PHYSICIAN OFFICE ASSISTANT

    Job Locations US-KY-Hazard
    Posted Date 7 days ago(7 days ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-10396
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Nursing
    Community
    Hazard ARH
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Clinic 6750
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    The Physician Office Assistant performs basic medical procedures to assist physician in evaluation and treatment of patients.

    Responsibilities

    Prepare patient for examination and treatment. Take vital signs, height, weight, etc

    May assist in minor surgery: clean and prep op-site. Set up sterile trays and assist in sterile procedures. Sterilize and wrap surgical instruments.

    Obtain lab specimens, perform routine lab procedures, and operate lab equipment (autoclave, microscope centrifuge, and hemogloinometer)

    Perform EKG’s and basic Arrhythmia recognition

    Change sterile dressings, remove sutures and skin clips.

    Administer injections,

    General office bookkeeping, coding and filing insurance claims.

    Practice Universal precautions.

    Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma and Graduate of Medical Assistant Training
    Program.

    Ability to type a minimum of 30 words per minute accurately.

    Three (3) to six (6) months on-the-job training as required to attain proficiency of assigned duties and/or
    responsibilities.

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