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Clinical Assistant - Growing Elder Care Services Program - Worcester, MA 9/16/2017

Fallon Health Worcester, MA

Company
Fallon Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4928
Location
Worcester, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED
AJE Ref #
579539272

JOB DESCRIPTION

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RESPONSIBILITIES

* Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.

* Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking baseline vitals; reporting patient history summary.

* Secures patient information and maintains patient confidentiality by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.

* Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.

* Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock and reporting to Clinical Manager when below PAR levels;

* Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

* Updates job knowledge by participating in continuing educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

* Serves and protects the medical practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.

* Demonstrates an ability to relate well to participants; anticipates their needs and encourages independence.

* Assists participants with personal care needs such as dressing, toileting, bathing, grooming and other needs as identified in the care plan.

* Carries out clinical tasks such as assessment of vital signs, urine testing, foot care, simple dressings, catheter care, CD bag changes, hot packs and delivery of laboratory specimens.

* Assists participants in completion of PT/OT maintenance therapy program including, but not limited to, exercises and ambulation, as assigned.

* Documents all care rendered in the electronic medical record.

* Works as a member of the clinical team to provide high quality, timely service to patients.

* Prepares patient for examination by the PACE medical provider.

* Identifies and reports emergency situations to nursing and provider personnel, applies first aid as necessary and assists as his/her competency will allow.

* Provides care appropriate to patient population served.

* Utilizes knowledge to provide services under established organization and department policies and procedures

* Reviews, understands, and adheres to all department policies and procedures.

* Tracks all lab requests and future lab draws.

* Final lab copies are given to designated provider.

* Obtains routine and emergency blood samples by veni-puncture in accordance with established quality control procedures both at the PACE center and in the participant s home, as needed.

* Tracks all results and charts labs in the electronic medical record.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School Diploma, completion of qualified phlebotomy course and internship



Certification: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with CPR, EKG, and phlebotomy certification required



Experience: Minimum 1 year working with frail elderly population



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Fallon Health is an equal opportunity employer. It is very important for us to maintain a consistant hiring process for every candidate. In addition, we are also a government contractor with requirements to report on our Affirmative Action planning. To that end, we require everyone to apply online.

If you do not have access to a computer or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 1-508-368-9893 (TRS 711).