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Physician Practice Assistant - Cardiology - Hiring Now

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES : - Performs administrative and related patient care functions and activities to support the physician practice as assigned. - Performs duties in compliance with regulatory requirements and in accordance to established policies, procedures and regulations. II. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : A. PERFORMS RELATED PHYSICIAN'S PRACTICE DUTIES: - Assists with patient care duties as assigned. - May perform venipuncture/phlebotomy and administer intramuscular, intradermal, and subcutaneous medication injections [including vaccinations/immunizations] with competency verification, and under the direct supervision and delegation of a licensed provider via a documented protocol. - Communicates pertinent information to patient and family, physicians, staff and Medical Center departments as appropriate. - Documents patient's chart in accordance with procedures and format. May provide scribe functions for the physician at times. - May interpret hand written notes from physicians and transcribe it into the medical record as necessary. - Assists in maintenance of exam rooms, medical equipment and supplies, medications, linens and forms and orders as necessary. B. PERFORMS ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT FUNCTIONS: - Registers, schedules and checks in patients for appointments. - Answers telephones, takes, receives or relays messages. - Responsible for processing patient charges and billing. Keeps abreast of health record coding related to clinic services. - Completes and types forms, reports, correspondence, vouchers, purchase orders and other documents. - Inputs data and compiles reports in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. - Opens, date stamps and distributes mail. - Maintains accurate files for correspondence, inventory, charges, payments, or other records. - Assists in maintenance of office equipment, supplies and orders as necessary. C. Assists and participates in orientation programs; attends in-service and education programs as assigned. D. Develops and maintains technical and other job-related competencies. E. Performs other related duties as assigned. III. CORE VALUES/PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: - Demonstrates The Queen's Health Systems core values of Compassion, Aloha, Respect and Excellence. - Complies with all organization policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulatory requirements. IV. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS : - Continuous: lifting to - pound, seeing, hearing, speaking, grasping, fingering. - Frequent to continuous: sitting, standing, walking, bending/stooping below waist level, squatting, twisting, reaching above, at and below shoulders, repetitive arm/hand motion, lifting up to 10 pounds. - Occasional: kneeling, crouching, climbing, walking on uneven ground, horizontal lift/carry up to maximum of 50 pounds with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 pounds and pushing/pulling maximum weight of 50 pounds of force. - Operates computer and various office and medical equipment. V. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS : - Exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and communicable diseases. - Work environment can be fast-paced and hectic. VI. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: - Must meet one (1) of the following: - Completion of program/degree in one (1) of the following: Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse; OR - Nursing Student having completed a semester of clinical fundamentals and a pharmacology course; OR - Six (6) months of direct patient care experience (preferably in a physician practice setting) or six (6) months of administrative medical office experience in any one (1) of the following areas: patient access or admitting, registration, scheduling, insurance verification (preferably in a physician practice setting). - Current CPR certification at BLS/HCP level. B. EXPERIENCE: - Experience to demonstrate knowledge and familiarity with computers and automated systems. - Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand English. - Depending upon area of assignment, experience comparable to a Patient Service Representative in a hospital may be preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet#queens12#PIQPPA PandoLogic.Keywords:Physician Assistant, Location:Honolulu,HI-96819, PL:554443472

Keywords: Queen's Health System, Honolulu , Physician Practice Assistant - Cardiology - Hiring Now, Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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