Clinical Specialist (LPN, CMA, or ATC) Job Opening
Clinical Specialist (LPN, CMA, or ATC)
CENTRAL INDIANA ORTHOPEDICS• Marion, Indiana
The Clinical Specialist is responsible for making patients feel comfortable during the visit, directing patients while in the clinic, and performing initial assessment and intake of information including, but not limited to, medical, family and social history, taking and recording patient vital signs, and interviewing patient to fully understand the reason for the visit. Individuals in this role will provide care for clinic patients following established standards and practices. This individual is responsible for delivering patient care and assisting in procedures as directed by physicians. This position is responsible for maintaining and updating patients records with a high degree of accuracy in a timely and efficient manner.
Prepares patients for examination and treatment by observing, recording, and assessing patient’s condition, noting reactions to drugs and treatments, obtaining vital signs, and taking patient’s medical, social, and family history and accurately entering information into the electronic patient chart.
- Updates and maintains patient records, receives tests and examination results, formulates and updates patient care plans, and other information with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency to provide a smooth and timely flow of patients through the clinic.
- Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments based on physician and patient needs.
- Maintains and prepares supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization and ensuring clinic area is stocked with proper equipment at all times and ordering as necessary.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Minimum of high school diploma or GED required. One to two years professional experience in clinical setting preferred. Additional education in the areas of medical assisting or nursing required. Possession of applicable certification or state license is required.
Required to maintain current CPR and Emergency First Aid certifications.
Specific licenses and/or certifications applicable may be one of the following:
- Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants
- Possession of State Licensed Practical Nurse license (LPN)
- Certification from the Board of Certification and possession of State AT license
Must possess knowledge of and experience with providing patient care in a clinical setting and understanding of examination and diagnostic best practices. Successful individuals must have knowledge and understanding of common safety hazards and conditions present in a clinic environment and the ability to establish a safe work environment. Superior skills in assisting in a variety of medical treatments, administering medications, taking vital signs, and maintaining patient records in a timely and accurate manner. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations and assisting patients in addressing emergency situations. Excellent communication and computer skills required. Experience with and knowledge of electronic medical records required; NextGen electronic practice management and electronic health records system preferred.
Job Type: Full-time
- Clinical: 1 year (Preferred)
- Associate (Required)
- LPN (Preferred)
- Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)
- Certified Athletic Trainer (Preferred)
- Paid time off
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
- Other types of insurance
- Retirement benefits or accounts
- Gym memberships or discounts