PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT - BEEBE CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
Location: Lewes, Delaware
Internal Number: 7057
Under the supervision and/or direction of the physician or nurse performs various duties assisting with the treatment and care of patients in accordance with established standards. Performs all registration functions.
Perform functions related to data entry and nursing assistant duties OR checkin/checkout and medical assistant duties except medication/injections. This is a non-certified position.
High school or equivalent
Follows protocols appropriate for the practice. Routinely demonstrates proper technique in operating all office equipment. Maintains clean/stocked patient care area.
Completes office support tasks accurately and within required time frames. Returns and retrieves messages timely and utilizes the EMR inboxes to sort messages.
Patient Care Assistant Skill Proficiency. Assists nurses/techs with patient preparation for examinations, treatments and/or procedures.
Prioritizes. Demonstrates initiative. Readily seeks out duties and works with all staff to render assistance. Completes all duties in a positive and productive manner. Takes an active role in performance improvement.
Conscious of biohazard safety as it relates to the job - specimen handling, wearing of appropriate PPE - ie. changing of gloves between patients, in accordance with OSHA standards.
Obtains demographic and insurance information necessary for medical records identification and billing process. Uses the 2 identifiers, patient name and date of birth.
Inputs registration information into computer system, verifies accuracy of data entered, pre-reg accounts, and scans appropriate documents.
Processes electronic medical record. Follows up with referring physician’s office to collect additional records as needed. Understands how to manage Medical Records in accordance with HIPAA regulations for patients and other facilities requesting medical records.
Verifies Insurance eligibility and medical necessity, using websites (HDX) and computer applications. Verifies if patient needs referral. Daily reconciliation of co-pays.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Credentials: Essential: * BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Education: Essential: * High school graduate or equivalent
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.