Position : Patient Care Assistant
Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance.
Maintains medical supplies inventory and performing preventive maintenance to keep medical equipment operating.
Verifies patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, and confirming purpose of visit.
Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; and reporting patient history summary.
Saves doctors’ time by helping with office procedures.
Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; and keeping patient information confidential.
Counsels patients by transmitting physician’s orders and questions about surgery.
Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; and preparing charts and pre-admission and consent forms.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.