Covenant Health

Job Title
MED ASSISTANT - NON-CERTIFIED
ID
3622136
Facility
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center
Department Name
FS PERINATAL CENTER

Overview

Perinatal Center

Medical Assistant, Perinatology

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

 

Fort Sanders Perinatal Center has served women in East Tennessee for more than 20 years, delivering more than 20,000 babies. Our main office is located at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. We have additional offices in Morristown and Sevierville in order to conveniently provide elite high risk pregnancy care throughout the region. For more information please visit https://www.fortsandersperinatal.com/ .

 

 

Position Summary: Under general supervision, performs basic nursing procedures on patients. Assists physicians or practitioner with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.

 

If you have any questions please contact Recruiter: Kimberlin Woods || 865-374-5403 || kwoods8@covhlth.com

Responsibilities

  • . Performs basic medical assistant procedures such as weighing patients and taking vital signs. Performs injections, blood sugars, and urinalysis and urine pregnancy tests. Responsible for alerting the provider of abnormalities.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient and confirming purpose of visit.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families during visit; demonstrates sensitivity to patient's comfort and privacy.
  • Assists physicians or practitioner with examinations, various OB/GYN procedures, and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and necessary equipment.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient's medical records. Assists with ordering lab requests based on order given by provider.
  • Inspects area daily for compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and standards and takes corrective action when appropriate.
  • Assists with cleaning instruments and cleaning and re-stocking examination rooms on a daily basis. Transports instruments to sterile processing as needed.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: One (1) year related experience in a medical office or facility required.

 

Licensure Requirement: None

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