RN/LPN/CMA/RMA Team Care Specialist (UVA Dermatology Waynesboro)
$2,000 sign-on bonus
Job ID: R0030055 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Waynesboro, VA
FOR UPG PCS II & TCS:
** A $2,000 sign on bonus offered to the hired candidate **

Payment terms:
  • Half payable in second paycheck
  • Half after three months of employment
  • A 12-month commitment with prorated repayment for early termination

The Team Care Specialist is responsible for providing clinical support to physicians and patients in a clinical practice group setting. These duties may include obtaining patient history, review of systems, and documenting in the EMR. Perform scribe duties as dictated by provider. Perform patient care and vital signs, assist physician with procedures, perform various laboratory tests and quality control indicators, administer medications and immunizations, and telephone triage.
  • Room patients and complete intake process per protocols.
  • Manage clinic workflow.
  • Interview patient to obtain preliminary patient history and document in the patient's medical record.
  • Present to provider in presence of patient the reason for visit and history of present illness.
  • Accurately and thoroughly document in the medical record the medical history, physical exam, procedures and treatments performed, patient education and explanation of risks and benefits, diagnosis, prescriptions and follow-up recommendations and other activities performed by licensed independent providers in real-time during patient encounters. Ensure thoroughness of medical documentation and coordination and integration of medical tests/labs/imaging for ready access of the physicians while scribing.
  • Administer medications and vaccines. Perform venipuncture and start and regulate IV fluids and other ambulatory procedures within scope of practice.
  • Perform laboratory duties to include point-of-care testing (POCT), laboratory tests and quality control indicators, preparing forms and following up on results.
  • Responsible for specimen processing, test performance and reporting test results. Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient results.
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance.
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or test result reporting, and correct the problem or notify the appropriate supervisor.
  • Assist providers in procedures and perform various test independently.
  • Enter orders per protocol for providers to include medical tests/labs/imaging. Responsible for ensuring thoroughness of medical documentation. Complete all documentation tasks in a timely manner.
  • Operate spirometry, audiometry, tympanogram, EKG and other equipment.
  • Evaluate lab work and advise provider of critical values.
  • Manage EMR requirements to include in-basket, phone calls, prescriptions and results in a timely manner.
  • Answer telephones, confirm appointments and maintain appointment schedule following office scheduling procedures.
  • Obtain prior authorizations, waivers and consent for medications and procedures as needed.
  • Triage patients and advise per protocol.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of medical supplies for the practice.
  • Maintain medical instruments and ensure clinical areas are appropriately stocked and cleaned.
  • Document and charge capture for service rendered in EMR.
  • Schedule consult appointments, laboratory tests and other diagnostic tests.
  • Provide patient education and guidance under provider leadership.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of medical supplies for the practice.
  • Clean and stock medical instruments.
  • Document in medical record as appropriate for services rendered.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience: Must have experience operating electrocardiogram, lab and other medical equipment.
  • Licensure: Current Virginia RN or LPN license or current Virginia CMA/RMA certificate (certification only from AAMA, AMT, NHA or NAHP accepted). Presentation of state license documentation is required upon employment and annually thereafter.
  • Knowledge and Skills: Experience utilizing a personal computer and computerized scheduling. Knowledge of OSHA guidelines and universal precautions protocols.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
General busy clinical environment. The incumbent will be working in an office and patient examination room and is required to help move patients when needed and standing during portions of the physical examination. Physical activity required would include the ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 pounds, and would involve standing for prolonged periods of time, as well as frequently bending/stooping and traveling. Physical hazards include potential exposure to body fluids and associated pathogens/infectious disease, as well as potential exposure to chemicals.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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