Physicians East, P.A.
  • Clinical - QMS+
  • Greenville, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

FT: Heatlh, Dental, 401K, PTO and More

General Statement of Duties: Assists physicians and nurses in various medical, technical and clerical procedures.

Supervision Received: Reports directly to POD Nursing Supervisor.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion, including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.  Frequent standing and walking or other means of mobility for extended periods of time.  Lifts and carries item weighing up to 50 lbs.  Requires normal visual acuity.  Requires exposure to bodily fluids.

Typical Working Conditions: Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to clinic environment.

Performance Requirements: Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of medical and surgical care to assist in providing patient care and treatment. Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, treatment and surgical procedures. Knowledge of surgical equipment and instruments to clean, decontaminate, wrap and sterilize. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment. Skill in assisting physicians and nurses with surgical procedures. Skill in taking vital signs. Skill in preparing records, writing reports and responding to correspondence.  Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public. Ability to maintain quality control standards. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly.

Education:  Completion of course of surgical technicians from and accredited school.

Experience:  One year of experience as a surgical technician. Laproscopic/minimally invasive surgery experience preferred.

Certificate/License: CPR certification.

Alternative to Minimum Qualifications: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirement.

Duties:  (This list may not include all of the duties assigned)

  1. Assists in surgical procedures. Observe surgery techniques.   
  2. Assists physicians in treating patients. Cleans wounds, applies and changes dressings and bandages. 
  3. Take vital signs. Performs a variety of tests.  Performs CPR
  4. Sets up surgery rooms. Strips and cleans rooms after procedures.
  5. Cleans, decontaminates, wraps and sterilizes equipment and instruments.
  6. Maintains supplies and restocks department.
  7. Receives patients from waiting rooms, directing them to appropriate areas.
  8. Answers telephone, provide information and schedules appointments. Assists receptionist.
  9. Ensures that lab reports, x-rays, etc., are in patient records.
  10. Maintains and inspects surgery equipment and materials in a state of readiness.
  11. Maintains required records, reports and statistics.
  12. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  13. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  14. Maintains patient confidentiality.
  15. Performs related work as required.

 This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.


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