Urgent Care Medic

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

Job Description

We realize that every practice is unique and therefore demands innovative, effective solutions specific to your staff, patient demographics, and your finances.
Therefore, our approach to consulting and working with you will never be exactly like the strategies we incorporated with the client before you.
The methodology we design together to meet your needs, goals, and expectations will be customized to reflect a plan of action that will quickly and cost effectively improve your practice.Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing patient care and assists health care providers in performing assigned patient procedures within scope of training. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician in providing patient care.
Essential Functions
Under general supervision of the RN, APN, PA, or Physician, performs assigned procedures including, but not limited to: electrocardiogram testing (EKG); phlebotomy; wound cleansing; initial, repeat and orthostatic vital sign measurements; application of monitor leads, specimen collection, suture removal, and transports stable telemetry or non-monitored patients to nursing units. Where state statute permits, performs blood glucose testing; saline and ultrasound saline lock insertion; IV discontinuation; bladder (Foley) catheterization. Sets up, prepares patient and assists with patient exam and minor surgical or health procedures within scope of training such as, but not limited to: lumbar punctures; sterile instrument and field preparation, suturing lacerations, chest tube insertion, closed fracture reduction, gastric lavage, pelvic examinations, restraint application, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Applies orthopedic devices, both pre-manufactured and plaster splints under physician direction. Performs specimen collection, ensuring accuracy in identification and integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required by Lab. Where state statute permits, performs point of care testing for blood glucose, hemoccult and gastroccult or other tests, and performs quality control checks on point of care equipment as required. Provides communication and updates to RN, Physician or other providers related to perceived reactions or changes to patients' condition. Accurately records information in the patient record, documents vital signs and procedures completed, as well as the equipment and techniques utilized. Monitors supply stock levels and reports needs. Notifies housekeeping, maintenance, biomedical engineering, and others to ensure proper equipment and a safe environment is maintained. Maintains appropriate levels of stock in medication room, exam room bedside carts, and specialty carts. Assists with health unit coordination tasks and reception responsibilities as needed. Attends department meetings and educational sessions; Assists in orienting and training of new Technicians. Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Minimum Qualifications
Requires High School diploma or equivalent. Position requires basic computer skills, effective communication (written and verbal) skills, and problem-solving ability.
Preferred Qualifications
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Through proactive customized solutions to the medical practice, our staff guides our client in reaching and maintaining a profitable organization via direct interaction with each client and staff during every phase of an engagement, from assessment to implementation. Leveraging our extensive industry experience in medical practice management consulting, practice operational assessment, HIPAA compliance, revenue and reimbursement, business and strategic planning, and other consulting services, We assist in increasing our client's productivity, enhancing their reimbursement and revenue, while they maintain the highest levels of patient care, office management and compliance integrity.