Team Care Specialist, RN/LPN/CMA/RMA - Riverside Primary Care
Job ID: R0030368 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Team Care Specialist is responsible for providing clinical support to physicians and patients in a regional primary care medical office. These duties may include patient care, vital signs, assisting physician, performing various laboratory tests and quality control indicators, and telephone triage.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential functions of the job:
  • Prepares patients to see physician(s).
  • Gathers preliminary patient history and inputs into medical record system prior to visit for physician review.
  • Documents in the medical record services provided, orders medications and other activities performed by licensed independent providers in real time during patient encounters. Ensures thoroughness of medical documentation and coordination and integration of medical tests/labs/imaging for ready access of the physicians while scribing.
  • Administers medications. Performs venipuncture; starts and regulates IV fluids.
  • Performs laboratory tests and quality control indicators, preparing forms and follow-up results.
  • Assists physicians in procedures and performs various tests independently.
  • Operates spirometry, audiometry, tympanogram, EKG and vision tester.
  • Files and evaluates lab work.
  • Answers telephones, screens calls, confirms appointments and maintains appointment schedules following office scheduling procedures.
  • Screens patient phone calls and gives appropriate advice to patients.
  • Maintains appropriate inventory of medical supplies for the practice.
  • Cleans and stocks medical instruments.
  • Documents in medical record as appropriate for services rendered.
  • Other duties that may be specific to satellite medical practice.

Non-essential functions of the job:
  • Schedules consult appointments, laboratory tests and other diagnostic tests.
  • Provides occasional back-up to the front desk.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

Education:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Current Virginia RN or LPN license or current Virginia CMA/RMA certificate (certification only from AAMA, AMT, NAHP or NHA accepted).
  • Presentation of state license documentation is required upon employment and annually thereafter.

Experience:
  • Two years of experience working in a medical practice preferred.
  • Must have experience operating electrocardiogram, lab and other medical equipment.
  • Knowledge of OSHA guidelines and Universal Precautions protocols.

Knowledge and skills:
  • Experience utilizing a personal computer and computerized scheduling.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does not have any positions reporting to it.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 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 walking. 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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