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Patient Care Coordinator at ProKatchers

Patient Care Coordinator

ProKatchers The Bronx, NY (On Site) Contractor
$24.00 - $27.00/Hour
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Job Title : : Patient Care Associate - Med/Surg (000545)

Location : Bronx, New York, Brooklyn, Manhattan

Duration :3+ months (Possible of Extension)

Shift Time: TTBD

Duties:


  • Under direct supervision of a licensed Nurse or other professional medical staff in a health care setting, performs a variety of clerical and health-related duties associated with patient care; performs related work.
  • Checks vital signs, weighs, and measures patients, obtains specimens and records findings on patient’s chart.
  • Instructs patients on how to obtain specimens for laboratory testing and performs basic specimen screening testing through dipstick and hemocult.
  • Prepares collected specimens for pick-up by labeling and preparing required form(s). Picks-up lab results.
  • Performs vision and hearing testing and simple urinalysis.
  • Administers emergency first aid, including basic life support procedures.
  • Performs simple first aid such as dressing changes, bandaging, and cleansing of wounds, irrigation and cleansing of ears.
  • Prepares patient for examination and assists medical provider during examination by providing necessary supplies/equipment.
  • Prepares examining room for examination including cleaning and sterilizing instruments and equipment.
  • Informs patients on proper preparation for various medical testing.
  • Conducts interview of client to obtain routine personal and medical information and appropriate health history.
  • Maintains, completes, processes and files patients’ charts, appropriate forms, and documents.
  • Reports observations of patient to medical staff caring for patient to ensure professional assessment.
  • Reissued Revision Answers routine inquiries of patients in person or via telephone and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Participates in informing patients and their families of health care services and achieving healthful, safe living.
  • Maintains inventory of the unit’s equipment stock and supplies.
  • Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.
  • Directs and escorts patients to other hospital departments and/or facilities, as needed.
  • Coordinates efforts of various clinic and facility departments in scheduling and rebooking appointments through manual and/or automated systems and enters pertinent patient information into hospital data systems.
  • Obtains blood specimens for laboratory testing by performing venipuncture and/or fingerstick testing.
  • Operates electrocardiograph equipment to record electrical wave tracing of the electrical currents of the heart muscle.

Skills:

  • 2 years of med/surg experience required

 

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • EKG
  • Phlebotomist
  • venipuncture

 

Education:

    • High school diploma or its educational equivalent, approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization; and
    • Successful completion of a NYS Department of Health prescribed training program for Phlebotomy, satisfactory to the Laboratory Director; and
    • Completion of a health care setting-based training program in the performance of electrocardiographs and basic life support procedures including certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
    • Language:
    • Spanish and English

Recommended Skills

  • Ekg
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Vital Sign
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