Certified Medical Assistant / Licensed Practical Nurse JobMyrtle Beach, SC 44547

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Why You'll Love This Job

Carolina Health Specialists is a multi-specialty provider group located in Myrtle Beach, SC. Our specialties include Internal & Family Medicine, Geriatrics Medicine, Cardiology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine and Pain Management. We are a privately owned company that was established in 1992, with multiple offices along the Grand Strand. We are committed to offering our patients the very best care and we strive to facilitate healthier lives to whomever we serve.

We also value our employees and constantly work to offer the very best benefits and work environment possible. We offer a full arrange of benefits to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, pre-paid legal, and identity theft services. We also have an excellent 401k plan, paid holidays and paid time off.

Employee is responsible for providing professional nursing care to clinic patients under supervision of physicians and Patient/Clinical Services Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses patient's general condition and takes vital signs and weight.
  • Assists physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Provides basic patient care as ordered.
  • Documents all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
  • Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies.
  • Review all patient cases and acknowledge request accordingly. Action note should be updated in case before closing.
  • Review all cases created for providers at office location.
  • Patient request for call backs should be handled promptly and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain inventory at a minimum and place medical supply orders as needed.
  • Keep patient’s rooms fully stocked and cleaning log up to date.

Skills & Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE:
  • Knowledge of basic nursing principles and protocols.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of medical chart reporting/records.

SKILLS:
  • Skill in appropriate assessment and assistance techniques.
  • Skill in appropriate use of universal precautions, safe workplace and confidentiality methods.
  • Skill in health information management by appropriately charting patient data.

ABILITIES:
  • Ability to appropriately interact with patients, families, staff and others.
  • Ability to flexibly respond to changing demands.

REQUIREMENTS: Certification or Nursing license required upon hire, as well as continuance of certification/license during employment.

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Combination of office and exam room. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:
Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, reaching. Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and to lift 100 pounds. Occasional stress from workload. Must be able to use a variety of office equipment including phone, writing instruments, PC, fax and medical equipment including stethoscope, EKG machine, ear washing equipment, speculums, scales, blood pressure cuff.
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