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Clinical Assistant

Company: CarePoint Health Management Associates
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
CAREPOINT HEALTHCompany Overview:CarePoint Health is one of New Jerseys leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.

Responsibilities:
General Purpose of Position:Performs a variety of duties such as assisting Employee Health clinicians with patient care; handling clerical, environmental and organizational tasks; Provides information to patients regarding clinical services.Primary Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to):Clinical Performs or assist with employee annual screenings and vaccinations as per provider guidelines. Obtain patient demographics and information. Interview patients for case histories prior to appointments. Accurately obtain vital signs and report abnormal findings to nurse manager. Prepare patient record/chart for appointments. Assists with dressings, collecting specimens, preparing for exams etc. Accompanies patients/ assist with transfers to procedure room/Emergency Dept. Understand and maintain patient confidentiality during check-in procedures. Understand and perform proper infection control procedures such as handwashing and disposal ofcontaminated materials. Maintains temperature log as required for medication refrigeration. Assemble and maintain medical supplies. Assists nurse manager with a variety of proceduresAdministrative Answers incoming calls, address queries and ensure quality customer service. Review office voice messages and return calls as needed Sending notifications to employees needing follow ups via post or inter-office mail Assist patients with initial paperwork. Fulfills patient care responsibilities, including checking schedules, confirming appointments and organizing patient flow. Sending and receiving medical records and other document requests. Update maintain and file patient health records. Use medical and Microsoft Office software to support all transactions, including maintenance of accurate compliance list for both annual screenings and influenza vaccinations Collaborate with clinician/manager to maintain and order office supplies Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications:
Education, Skills and Experience Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Associate Degree program or Technical School. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), State of New Jersey. American Heart Association CPR Certification. Electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary and injection experience. Minimum of one year of recent experience working in a medical facility or externship completion in a medical office.

Keywords: CarePoint Health Management Associates, Jersey City , Clinical Assistant, Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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