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Clinical Assistant-Orthopedics-Full Time

Company: Guthrie
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

This position is eligible up to a $5,000 sign on bonus

Position Summary:

Performs duties of a clinical and clerical nature. Maintains records and applies knowledge and skills to run a full functioning office for one or more Providers in Clinic. Assists professional staff by performing routine duties in caring for patients.

Education, License, Certification:

High School Diploma or equivalent.


Knowledge of medical terminology, ability to communicate and excellent customer service skills a must. Must be dependable, professional, flexible and able to multi-task.

Essential Functions:

  • Interviews patient to obtain medical history.
  • Determines vital signs, (weight, temperature, blood pressure, etc) and documents in the patient's medical record.
  • Assists provider during exam and treatment.
  • Directs patient to examination room and prepares patient for examination and treatment.
  • Performs liaison duties between patients, Providers, hospital staff, etc.
  • Process ancillary reports and all other patient results to the provider for review and assists with patient communication.
  • Responsible for greeting patients and updating various pertinent information into the patient's medical record.
  • Routes patient after exam to proper area for visit completion.
  • May be required to do phlebotomy. Other Duties:
    • Answers telephones and schedules patient appointments.
    • Takes messages of a medical nature (requests for prescription refills, test results, etc).
    • Performs other clerical functions as necessary.
    • Exhibits good telephone etiquette.
    • Quotes patient self-pay balances at time of scheduling.
    • Informs patients of their financial obligations.
    • Directs patients to the patient representative for assistance with their account.
    • Applies principles of disinfection/sterilization/disease transmission/universal precautions as per clinic and manufacturer guidelines.
    • Assists in maintaining appropriate level of supplies.
    • Attends and participates in Department meetings, along with contributing to department/office goals.
    • Become familiar with ICD-9 and CPT coding.
    • Cleans, stocks, and prepares exam rooms.
    • Coordinate patient appointments for X-ray, CT scans, Physical Therapy, etc. as ordered by the providers.
    • Assists with obtaining and processing referral and pre-certification requirements.
    • Maintains confidentiality, respect and consideration of patients and others.
    • Applies Guthrie values (patient centeredness, teamwork, excellence) when performing daily tasks.
    • Maintains equipment according to manufacturer guidelines and clinic policies and procedures.
    • Performs and documents quality control on equipment as required.
      The pay for this position ranges from $16.00-$22.37 per hour

      About Us

      Joining the Guthrie team allows you to become a part of a tradition of excellence in health care. In all areas and at all levels of Guthrie, you'll find staff members who have committed themselves to serving the community.

      The Guthrie Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

      The Guthrie Clinic is a non-profit, integrated, practicing physician-led organization in the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania. Our multi-specialty group practice of more than 500 physicians and 302 advanced practice providers offers 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities. Guthrie Medical Education Programs include General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Anesthesiology and Orthopedic Surgery Residency, as well as Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology and Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship programs. Guthrie is also a clinical campus for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

Keywords: Guthrie, Binghamton , Clinical Assistant-Orthopedics-Full Time, Healthcare , Binghamton, New York

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