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UMC Hospitalist Physician Aide

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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UMC Health System
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Title: UMC Hospitalist Physician Aide
JobID: 5890
PART I - General Job / Performance Information
·  Education and Experience

Some college preferred, Medical terminology preferred, and Anatomy & Physiology preferred · 

Environmental / Working Conditions
Works in a well-lighted, heated and ventilated building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs in the department as prescribed by the philosophy of the hospital.  Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens.· 
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.
  • Monitor Power Chart Patient records and communicate status of pending diagnostic tests to physicians and midlevel providers, and facilitate patient care in general.
  • Assist as appropriate with coordination of patient/family care in a patient relations function.
  • Assist physicians with DME arrangements, tasks in the discharge process and clinic referral appointments.
  • Miscellaneous tasks assigned to facilitate physician efficiency.
·  Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
Physical Capabilities
Work is of medium demand; walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on duty. Talking and hearing is essential in communication with patients, physicians, midlevel providers, 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. Bilingual is preferred  

Job Type: Full time
Category: Allied Health
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