Medical Assistant - Urgent Care
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Oklahoma City, OK 73163
Under minimal supervision operate stationary and portable radiologic equipment to obtain routine diagnostic radiographs/sonographs. Perform various diagnostic tests in the clinical laboratory as required.
- Operate radiologic equipment in prescribed manner to ensure safe, quality and cost efficient plain radiographs with minimal discomfort to the patient.
- Examine finished radiographs to ensure quality of requested anatomical views.
- Notify supervisor of malfunctioning equipment and when directed, arrange for maintenance.
- Maintain designated departmental records.
- Maintain and enhance technical skills.
- Obtain blood, urine, and throat culture specimens using proper procedures.
- Prepare reagents, standards and controls according to prescribed procedures.
- Restock rooms to ensure availability of all required supplies prior to the end of each work shift.
- Actively participate in continuing education and in-service programs in order to maintain and increase expertise in the laboratory.
- Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
- Experience with performing diagnostic laboratory and/or radiographic procedures typically performed in a physician practice.
- Completion of Medical Laboratory Technician course preferred (may be substituted for experience requirements).
Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:
- Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 25 lbs.
- Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
- Standing or walking more than 5 hours a day
- Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 5 hours a day.
- Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
- Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
- Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation
About SSM St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony Hospital is a 601-bed regional referral facility specializing in cardiology, oncology, surgery and behavioral medicine. The hospital, established in 1898, is located in Midtown Oklahoma City and serves the needs of Central Oklahoma, as well as many counties throughout Oklahoma, through its large rural affiliate network of hospitals. Four St. Anthony Healthplex campuses provide convenient emergency and outpatient service access to the outlying communities of the metropolitan area. St. Anthony added urgent care services in May 2015 at St. Anthony North. St. Anthony has received numerous awards including the Oklahoma Quality Award for Excellence, Certified Healthy Business, Premier QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare Citation of Merit, among others. Healthsights ranks St. Anthony at performance levels for quality and patient satisfaction higher than local competitors and many national health care organizations.
Organization: SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital
Primary Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-Saints Medical Group
Work Locations: Saints Medical Group (0167) 1110 N. Lee Ave. Oklahoma City, 73103
Job: Clinical Support & Technical Services
Req ID: 18011757