15 days old

MA / Cast Tech

Cleveland Clinic
Weston, FL 33331

Job Summary:

Utilizes medical and administrative skills to provide support to patients and health care staff. Requires travel to other Cleveland Clinic sites to provide coverage as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in transporting and rooming patients as needed.
  • Prepares patients for exams and special procedures.
  • Under the supervision of physician or nurse, assists with performing assessments and treatments.
  • Gathers information related to health maintenance and specimen collection and documents patient care given, updates health maintenance at patient visit, accurately identifies medication changes and updates allergies at each visit.
  • Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition.
  • Initiates CPR and emergency measures as required.
  • Removes dressings, sutures and staples. When necessary, measures, applies, changes and removes casts, braces and splints for patients.
  • Repairs casts.
  • Applies and instructs patient in use of durable medical equipment.
  • Provides health education to patients and families.
  • Maintains examination areas, equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning and troubleshooting.
  • Facilitates the smooth operation of the outpatient clinic desk.
  • Assists in pre-visit planning, update of health maintenance tab.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry and patient registration.
  • Coordinates resident and nursing cast application in-service programs and presentations.
  • Meets with sales representatives to review new/different products used in cast application in conjunction with coordinator inventory control.

    Education:

    • High School Diploma or GED required.
    • Military training as a Hospital Corpsman (HM), Combat Medic (68W) or Medical Service Technician (4N0X1) will be considered.
    • Must be a graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant Program.
    • Completion of clinical externship.
    • MA Certification preferred.

      Certifications:

      • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) must be obtained during new hire period.

        Work Experience:

        • One year of experience as a Medical Assistant or in a related patient care field is required casting experience preferred.
        • Successful completion of CC Externship preferred.

          Physical Requirements:

          • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.
          • May require extended periods of standing, walking or sitting.
          • Good visual acuity through normal or corrected vision.
          • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.
          • Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.
          • Note: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

            Personal Protective Equipment:

            • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.


              The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

              Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",

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Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-01

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