UnityPoint Health Cinical Care Attendant Radiology in Fort Dodge, Iowa
Unity Point Health- Express Clinic
Care Clinical Care Attendant/Rad Tech
FTE: .9 (Full-time, 36 hours per week)
Shifts: Monday-Friday 8a-8p; rotating weekends
The Clinical Care Attendant is responsible for assisting the Physician, Nurse Practitioner, and Physician Assistant (collectively “Provider”) with front office and back office duties in the outpatient management of patients on a rotating basis. This position is a vital part of the office team that cares for patients in the clinic setting working under the direction of a Provider and workingclosely with the Provider, other clinical staff, and direct patient care. Additionally, the Clinical Care Attendant is responsible for a variety of clerical and clinical functions, including performing diagnostic imaging, within a clinic setting requiring knowledgeand integration of available standards, resources, and data; discretion; good judgment; diplomacy; decision making; and a strong customer service attitude. Acting as the patient advocate, the Clinical Care Attendant has continuous contact with Providers, patients, patient families/ significant others, community agencies, and patient care staff and management.
Clinical Excellence/Patient Care
Perform and/or assist clinical procedures consistent with training and licensure under supervision of Provider in exam suite. Greet and welcome patients immediately upon arrival to the clinic. Escort back to exam suite. Complete patient registration and associated paperwork or assist in on-line registration as needed, based on patient need, ability and desire. Escort and check out upon completion of visit and assist patient with completion of patient satisfaction survey if needed at the time of check out.
Obtain patients review of systems and history, measure vital signs, including but not limited to weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and complete all necessary documentation in patient’s chart and consistent with clinical protocol.
Offer patient convenience items (water, coffee, tea, warm blankets, etc.), to ensure patient is comfortable in exam suite and/or lobby.
Follow symptom initiated protocols in place for clinic operation. Perform labs as ordered/instructed either by protocols or provider direction.
If clinic offers Aidarex, offer this option to patients and perform administration of prescription as directed by provider.
Review after visit summary and provide instructions to patient as instructed by Provider.
Call all patients back 48-72 hours post clinic visit to perform mandatory follow up phone call.
Consistent with UPC policy and as directed by Provider call patient with results reporting in a professional and courteous manner consistent with training and licensure.
Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, and sterilize as required.
Take, relay, and process messages from patient, Provider, pharmacy consistent with training and licensure.
Consistent with UPC policy maintain all logs and required checks (e.g., refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.).
Maintain UPC and department policies, procedures and objectives; performs functions other than described due to extenuating circumstances.
May serve other departments as assigned.
Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
Perform all duties consistent with training and licensure.
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Manager to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.
Graduate of an AMA-approved school of radiologic technology for limited x-ray that includes chest and extremities.
PREFERRED- Graduate of an accredited program for Radiology Technology.
- PREFERRED - Two years’ experience in a Family Practice setting, Urgent Care, or related field preferred.
Limited x-ray permit.
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Requisition ID: 2021-95213
Street: 800 Kenyon Rd
Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
Name: Urgent Care- Kenyon Road
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org