The Clinical Coordinator will assist physicians in all treatments and procedures, perform preoperative patient interviews and assessments including pre-op instructions, post-operative patient care and instructions, prepare and administer prescribed medications and treatment in accordance with standards. The incumbent will report to the Clinical Nurse Director and Site Manager.
Work closely with the Director of Outpatient Operations and Practice Operations Manager in the clinical supervision of Medical Assistants, ensuring all competencies and clinical responsibilities are completed accurately and ensuring that Medical Assistants are updated with new medical procedures and techniques.
Observe, report and record patient’s condition, reaction to drugs and treatment, compile and record all patient laboratory information.
Assist physicians during clinical procedures, record patient histories and vital signs, venipuncture, injections and collect/prep specimens.
Monitor use and ordering of equipment, surgical instruments and supplies.
Triage calls and advise appropriate clinicians when necessary.
Assist in improving and maintaining the existing laboratory and pathology tracking system.
Maintain precise records of all specimens obtained and sent for testing.
Maintain weekly MA schedules/coverages.
Weekly maintenance of equipment and medications/supplies for emergency carts.
Ensure all medications and injections are logged and accounted for.
Prepare and administer prescribed medication in accordance with standards.
Track and monitor risk management incidents, medication errors and other patient safety issues.
Assist physicians with patient treatments and procedures and department specific therapies.
Participates in performance improvement activities and staff education.
Other duties as assigned.
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience
-Must have a current New York State Registered Nurse License
2 years outpatient OB/GYN clinical experience
2 years of related supervisory experience
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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