Appalachian Regional Healthcare

PHYSICIAN OFFICE ASSISTANT

Job Locations US-KY-Hazard
Requisition ID
2020-15296
# of Openings
1
Category
Allied Health
Community
ARH SPECIALTY ASSOCIATES HAZARD
Posted Date
1 year ago(2/25/2020 1:57 PM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Gastroenterology
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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