Primary Purpose: To provide patient care, following provider orders, a smooth flow of patients, and insurance specifications in accordance with state and federal regulations, JCAHO standards of care and promote the Cass Regional mission statement.
Formal Policy-Setting Responsibilities: Formally responsible for providing input into policies associated with the job’s purpose and essential responsibilities.
Routine Decision Making: Determine physician needs and act accordingly.
Formal Supervisory Responsibility: No formal supervisory responsibility.
Required Knowledge: Knowledge of nursing skills; venipuncture; patient triage; pharmaceuticals; operation of equipment; insurance company requirements.
Required Skills and Ability: Good communication skills; ability to multi-task; ability to act independently.
Unusual Working Conditions: Risk of blood, body fluid contamination.
Education and Certification/ Registration Required for the Position: Technical or vocational school education as a Medical Assistant preferred or current LPN license in the State of Missouri; BLS required.
Age Specific Competencies: Provides care for birth to pediatric (birth-2 yrs.), pediatric/child patients between (2 yrs-12 yrs); adolescent patients between 12 to 18 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.