Medical Assistant / LPN in Vernal, UT at Ashley Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

Ashley Regional Medical Center

This position is responsible for assisting in examinations and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. 
 
Duties
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients’ charts.
  • Consistently coordinates with co-workers and physicians in regards to patient care requirements.
  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for analysis.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Helps front desk with phones and patient questions or concerns as needed.
Mission
  Making Communities Healthier
Vision
  We want to create places that:
  • People choose to come for Healthcare
  • Physicians want to practice
  • Employees want to work
 Attitude
  Exhibits a positive attitude by:
  • Treating everyone with the dignity that they deserve
  • Welcoming customers in a friendly manner
  • Apologizing for problems and inconveniences
  • Avoiding the sharing of personal problems and frustrations with others
  • Find out the immediate needs of the customer and asking if there is anything else you can do
 Communications
  Exhibits good communication skills when:
  • Answering the telephone
  • Providing information
  • Listening
  • Smiling, making appropriate eye contact, and giving undivided attention to customers
 Public Etiquette
  Exhibits good public etiquette by:
  • Introducing yourself when meeting a patient or customer for the first time
  • Smiling and making appropriate eye contact with people
  • Offering assistance to patients and visitors
  • Calling patients by name
  • Communicating in a polite manner using “please” and “thank you”
 Personal Appearance
  Personal appearance is professional by:
  • Dress is professional, clean and in good taste
  • Wearing identification badge appropriately at all times
  • Dress is in accordance with hospital and department dress code
 Confidentiality and Privacy
 Respects privacy and maintains confidentiality by:
  • Knocking before entering a patient’s room
  • Providing proper fitting gowns and modestly covering patients
  • Closing curtains/doors/window blinds during examinations, procedures, consultations
  • Allowing a patient privacy if you are not directly involved in care being rendered
  • Following HIPAA regulations
  • Sharing protected health information and confidential information on a need to know basis only
 Customer Service
  Respects the customers’ time by:
  • Acknowledging patients immediately when they come into your area
  • Explaining the reasons for any delays and keeping the customer apprised of the situation
  • Training patients on the operation of their bed, television, controls, and telephone
  • Answering patient call lights promptly with care, courtesy, and respect
 Personal Responsibility and Accountability
  Exhibits a sense of ownership and accountability by:
  • Conducting yourself professionally
  • Responding in a timely, accurate manner to assignments and requests
  • Maintaining fiscal responsibility by utilizing resources wisely, taking care of equipment, and preventing lost charges
  • Solving problems, meeting needs, and determining what can I do to make a positive difference
  • Adapting to changes in a positive, professional manner
  • Attends staff meeting and complete all mandatory training on time
  • Does not incur unapproved overtime, arrives on time and leaves on time and has few unscheduled absences
 Commitment to Each Other
  Supports a healthy work environment by:
  • Not spreading gossip or talking about other team members
  • Addressing conflicts quickly and appropriately
  • Not holding a grudge or acting out against other employees
  • Working interdepartmentally through communication, cooperation, understanding and trust
 Integrity
  Acts with integrity by:
  • Completing an honest hour of work for each hours of pay
  • Refraining from criticizing others
  • Upholding the standards of our Code of Conduct
  • Doing you part to make this a great hospital

Job Requirements

Must have a current Medical Assistant certification or Licensed Practical Nurse license and is BLS certified.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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