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Medical Assistant/Nail Technician - Orthopedics Sports Medicine

Carle

Carle

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
The Medical Assistant I maintains department patient care supplies, ensures timely flow of patients, and assists physicians and nurses to provide optimal care to patients and families.The Nail Technician will perform a variety of advanced direct patient care duties to assist medical and nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Certificate in Technical or Vocational Cosmetology and H.S. Diploma/GED or Associate's Degree in Related Field

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Basic Life Support (BLS) (AHA) within 30 days and Cosmetologist License Illinois upon hire.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Medical terminology course


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Capacity to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures. Demonstrates compassion and caring in dealing with others.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Perform a variety of routine direct patient care duties to assist medical and nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients.
  • Maintains patient care environment and supplies to ensure patient privacy and safety.
  • Works under the supervision of the physician to perform callus reduction and appropriately debride a nail while providing nail maintenance services.
  • Provide nail maintenance services including nail hygiene, cleaning, trimming, cutting and filing while observing sanitation infection prevention and safety practices.
  • Maintains patient environment, ensuring patients' privacy, safety and uses universal precautions
  • Educates and instructs patients on appropriate routine care of the foot as directed by physician instructions, including those patients with high risk diagnosis
  • Follow appropriate disinfection protocols for equipment and demonstrate appropriate use of autoclave for sterilization.
  • Rooming Patients (Taking vitals, going through medication/allergies)
  • Assisting providers with minor procedures
  • Stocking/closing down rooms
  • Removing splints/casts, dressing applications, staple and suture removals
  • Prepping unsterile instruments to be sent out to SPD
  • DME fittings
  • Collects and processes specimens accurately
  • MRI screening



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