Patient Care Coordinator, Regional Health Care Affiliates, Inc.-Health First CHC – Earlington, KY

Patient Care Coordinator
Regional Health Care Affiliates, Inc.-Health First CHCEarlington, KY

Applicant must possess true concern and compassion for patients, excellent communication and computer skills, a proven ability to multi-task and be detail/team oriented. High school diploma required. SRNA or CMA certification required. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). On the job training provided.

  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs (such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height) and records information on patient’s charts.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment.
  • Applies compresses, ice bags and hot water bottles.
  • Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes and oxygen suppliers.
  • Hands instruments and materials to doctor as directed.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
  • Re-stock medical supplies in exam room.
  • Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.
  • Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intramuscular injection, and notes time and amount on patient’s chart.
  • Assist with operation of x-ray, electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to complete routine diagnostic tests or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests.
  • Collects samples, such as urine, blood and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples.
  • Assists as needed in billing/registration office with scheduling appointments, receives money for bills, keeps x-ray and other medical records, performs secretarial tasks, and completes insurance forms.
  • Coordinates referrals for patients through insurance and other physician offices.
  • Provides coverage for lab technicians and receptionists as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Clinician Supervisor.
  • Responsible for entering all required information in the EMR according to protocol and processes established.
  • Responsible for accurate and complete documentation of a complete medical history, family, and social history as well as medications at each visit by a patient.
  • Will review patient demographics and other entered data to assure accuracy.
  • Will maintain basic life support and defibrillation certification according to Red Cross or American Heart Association guidelines.
  • Will coordinate with provider to ensure all quality standards of the organization are met on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure all referrals to internal on-staff providers such as, but not limited to, dietician and behavioral health ARNP are coordinated per RHCA policy and procedures.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Earlington, KY

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Medical As: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • SRNA, CNA or CMA

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