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Patient Care Associate

Patient Care Associate

Requisition ID 
2018-5445
# of Openings 
1
Address 
24-28 Newton Street
Job Locations 
US-MA-Southborough
Posted Date 
4/23/2018
Category 
Medical Assistant
Department 
ADULT MEDICINE
Job Code 
MS92

More information about this job

Overview

Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) to join our excited and innovative organization!

 

Full Time: 40 hours per week

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM 

6-7 weekend shifts per year

1 holiday every 2 years 

 

 

 Performs a variety of duties involving patient care while adhering to the standards of the practice.  Provides care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.  Assists in the examination and treatment of patients by taking and recording vital signs such as blood pressures, temperatures, height, weight, etc. Prepares treatment rooms.  Performs a variety of clerical functions to support office functions.   Performs related duties to facilitate the efficient utilization of computer-based information.  Performs a variety of clerical functions to support chronic disease management and other related duties.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for quality of patient care she/he provides to patients while adhering to the standards of practice
  • Opens patient areas, prepares patient schedules and patient medical records following standard procedures
  • Establishes reason for patient visit and prepares patient accordingly.  Provides direct and indirect care following standard procedure while identifying and recording physical findings
  • Takes patient blood pressure, height, weight, pulse, temperature and/or respiration and complete history information during patient visit
  • Prepares and assists nurses, providers and others with office procedures within specific competency

Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent. 

     

    • Minimum of 1 year experience as a PCA in a hospital setting. 

     

    • EMT or nursing student (one year of clinical rotation required)
     

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