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Physician Aide

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
06/21/2018
2018-06-212018-07-21
Job Code:
7303
Categories:
  • Healthcare
UMC Health System
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Job Details

Title: Physician Aide
JobID: 7303
Description:
  • UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:

    Vision Statement:
    To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
    Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.
    Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect

    About UMC

    • Magnet Designated
    • 501 licensed beds
    • Regions only Level I Trauma Center
    • Regions only BICU
    • DNV accredited
    • Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)
    • Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly
     
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 


    General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • High school/GED
    • Some College preferred
    • Medical terminology preferred
    • Anatomy & Physiology preferred
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Works in a well-lighted, heated and ventialted building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs in the department as prescribed by the philosophy of the hospital. Exposure to blood borne pathogens is high risk.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • This position requires close interaction with other ancillary departments in order to facilitate a quality multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Job Description
    • Scribing patient database, limited physician orders and physician notes into Electronic Medical Record.
    • Retrieve and collate patient records.
    • Telephone and communication liaison for physician.
    • Patient room set up as appropriate.
    • Monitor First Net Patient Tracking board and communicate status of pending diagnostic tests to physicians and nursing staff, and facilitate patient flow in general.
    • Insure completion of 100% of patient discharge phone calls.
    • Assist as appropriate with coordination of patient/family dcare in a patient relations function.
    • Assist physicians with DME arrangements and clinic referral appointments.
    • Miscellaneous tasks assigned to facilitate physician efficiency.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • None.
  • Physical Capabilities
    • Work is of medium demand; walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on duty. Occasional lifting of patients with assistance is required. Talking and hearing is essential in communication with patients, physicians, nursing staff and ancillary support staff and in receiving doctor's orders and doctor's notes. Near visual acuity required to work with charts and records.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Must maintain excellent computer skills and data entry skills; Electronic Medical Record accessing and data entry, word processing, excel spreadsheet, Lawson.
    • Must possess excellent telephone and communication skills.
    • Fluent in medical terminology.

Job Type: Full time
Category: Allied Health
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