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Nursing Assistant - Fremont Family Internal Medicine Clinic

Company: Methodist Health System
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care - a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It's helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient's needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.Job Summary:Helps patients by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs; providing comfort, transportation, and vital sign monitoring. Helps patients by cleaning and preparing treatment space while ensuring patient safety.Responsibilities: Essential Job Functions Joint (Floor and Phone)1. Medical Home

  • Maintain and update medical records and forms
  • Completes tracking forms and follows up on missed appointments and procedures.
  • Assists Health Coaches by working patient lists and scheduling appointments as directed.2. Provide patients and caregivers with preprinted health-related instructions from the provider.3. Maintains work areas to ensure healthy environmental conditions by cleaning and organizing equipment and rooms.
    • Maintains clean and organized work area according to department/provider protocol 99% of the time.
    • Transmit written prescription orders and medication refills. Handles prescription refills according to department/provider protocols 99% of the time.4. Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the patient to ensure understanding and comfort level of treatment as outlined in the "Age Specific Criteria".
      • Completes Age Specific Quiz annuallyFloor1. Prepares exam rooms and equipment to facilitate treatment and examination of patients by setting up instruments/equipment and stocking supplies.
        • Prepares exam rooms and medical equipment according to provider protocol 95% of the time.2. Prepares patient for provider exam by gathering patient data such as vital signs, height, weight, and reason for visit. Enters data into the medical record.3. Transcribes information provided by patients into the medical record, such as medical history, medications, and other information as directed by the provider.
          • Prepares patient for exam by following provider protocol and company policies 95% of the time.4. Assists providers to facilitate patient treatment by retrieving test results and medical records as directed.
            • Obtains provider requested tests, records, and lab work 95% of the time.5. Performs EKGs as instructed.6. Assists with and/or performs phlebotomy with proper labeling and handling of specimens, accurately completes requisitions, and collects specimens according to standard procedures/protocols and performing and documenting quality control activities.
              • Performs above procedure according to clinic policy and procedures 95% of the time.7. Transcribes exact written prescriber instructions for electronic order entry for laboratory and radiology procedures.
                • Ensures accuracy of order entry and completes appropriate documentation without error at least 98% of the time.8. Assists providers to facilitate patient treatment by scheduling tests and other appointments as directed.
                  • Orders and schedules tests 95% of the time.Phone1. Answering Phone Calls
                    • Answers calls according to protocol at least 98% of the time.2. Returning Phone Messages
                      • Returns phone messages according to protocol at least 98% of the time.3. Providing Test Results
                        • Relays information to patients as transcribed by the provider.4. Pharmacy Refills
                          • Accurately completes pharmacy request 100% of the time.Schedule:8 am to 5 pm Monday through FridayJob Description: Job Requirements Education
                            • High School diploma or General Educational Development
                            • (GED) preferred.
                            • Completion of first clinical rotation as Nursing Assistant preferred.
                            • Successful completion of the 75-hour state approved course for Nurse Assistant required if hired into the position after August 31, 2014.
                            • Preferred membership in good standing on Nebraska Nurse Aide registry if hired after August 31, 2014.
                            • Will consider high school students 16 years or older who have completed the above requirements.Experience
                              • Previous customer service, cleaning, food service and/or patient related experience preferred.
                              • One to three months on the job experience to learn hospital. procedures and work routines preferred.
                              • Orientation and on the job experience will be provided to learn hospital procedures and work routines.
                              • Previous experience in patient care setting such as hospital, clinic or nursing home preferred.
                              • Previous experience with direct patient contact preferred.License/Certifications
                                • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) strongly preferred at time of hire, required within 3 months of hire.
                                • Certified Nursing Assistant preferred.Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
                                  • Require the ability to understand and carry out instructions, follow schedules, communicate information, read simple and clear instructions and complete reports.
                                  • Must be able to collect, record, and report patient needs to the appropriate caregiver.
                                  • Requires ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills commensurate with job description.
                                  • Participate in mandatory in-services and continuing education programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by supervisor. Physical Requirements Weight Demands
                                    • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.Physical Activity
                                      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
                                      • Climbing
                                      • Crawling
                                      • Kneeling
                                      • Sitting
                                        • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
                                        • Balancing
                                        • Carrying
                                        • Crouching
                                        • Distinguish colors
                                        • Keyboarding/typing
                                        • Lifting
                                        • Pulling/Pushing
                                        • Repetitive Motions
                                        • Stooping/bending
                                        • Twisting
                                          • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
                                          • Fingering/Touching
                                          • Grasping
                                          • Hearing
                                          • Reaching
                                          • Seeing/Visual
                                          • Speaking/talking
                                          • Standing
                                          • WalkingJob HazardsNot Related:
                                            • Electrical Shock/Static
                                            • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)Rare (1-33%):
                                              • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-Ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
                                              • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means) - NICU onlyOccasionally (34%-66%):
                                                • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
                                                • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
                                                • Explosives (pressurized gas)
                                                • Hazardous Drugs (exposure risks, protective personal equipment required)Frequent (67%-100%):
                                                  • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
                                                  • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
                                                  • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations About Methodist: Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Methodist Health System, Omaha , Nursing Assistant - Fremont Family Internal Medicine Clinic, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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