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Physician Practice Assistant - Pain & Spine Center (Full Time, 40, Day)

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES

*UPDATED STARTING RATE: $23.40/hr

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. 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.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

--- Exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and communicable diseases.

--- Work environment can be fast-paced and hectic.

--- May require interisland travel to assist satellite clinics.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

--- Must meet one (1) of the following:

o Completion of program/degree in one (1) of the following: Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse; OR

o Nursing Student having completed a semester of clinical fundamentals and a pharmacology course; OR

o 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 Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

Keywords: Queen's Health System, Honolulu , Physician Practice Assistant - Pain & Spine Center (Full Time, 40, Day), Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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