Medical Office Assistant has many responsibilities. Medical Office Assistant is the heartbeat of a medical office or hospital. Being a Medical Office Assistant involves assisting the administrative by handling clerical and clinical duties. Some duties are filing medical records and maintaining the front office such as keeping everything organized and answering the phone. Handling final payments, medical records, scheduling, final management are other duties of a Medical Office Assistant.
With so many different types of nurses within the NICU comes even more different kinds of technical writing forms. Each type of nurse writes for a different purpose, “The LPN and RN or the practicing nurse writes for documentation, primarily writing to describe the patient. The MSN may write like the practicing nurse or for administrative styles of writing. The Ph.D. writes for publication, sharing research results or their review of literature on a particular topic” (Michigan State University, 2). The LPNs and the Certified Nurse’s Aides conduct the majority of the physical, hands on care for the patients, which leaves the RNs to chart every bit of information in order to maintain proper medical records on the infant.
The Career Cluster Eight, Health Science, includes many occupations such as those in Medical Science and Health Service Work. These professions specialize in Diagnostic, Therapeutic, Pharmaceutical, and Supportive Services to those in their care. The career, Emergency Medical Technician, is a vital job because EMT’s [reserve t he lives of many people every day. Emergency Medical Technicians also called EMT’s are the medical services that are alerted to come when the number 911 is dialed. Due to this they often work in the presence of Police Officers and Firemen, and they then transport the patients to medical facilities in the area.
On Wednesday, November 18, 2015 I had my clinical rotation at the Surgery Center. I was scheduled to be in the "open" unit, where I was able to watch hand surgeries as well as watch the surgical treatment of a extracoroporeal shock wave lithotripsy. I was also helping with intubating patients, starting tourniquets. I was even able to help for a little while in Post- Anesthesia Care Unit when the other nurses was busy. I 'd help them start the electrocardiogram, blood pressure and O2 Saturation.
Alice is a very polite and professional candidate. All though a lot of administrative experience has been in healthcare, she is interested in branching out of the healthcare environment. She most recently completed a temporary assignment for Allied Health Group as an Administrative Office Assistant. In this role, she would run daily reports, handle requests via phone and in person, and maintained the database. Prior to that, she had worked for Comprehensive Dermatology as a Medical Administrative Assistant.
An emergency room physician assistant practice and perform medicine on a team with other physician assistants under the surveillance of an emergency room physician in the emergency department. They are dependent to examine patients, analyze injuries and diseases, and provide treatment to patients in the emergency department. In the emergency department, physician assistants would face and treat life-threatening injuries or non-threatening situations. Even though they work under the supervision of an emergency room physician, they perform the same tasks as the emergency room physician. They also work full time in the emergency room.
For Ms. Sallie Thomas, a phlebotomist manager at Upper Valley Medical Center, she never knows exactly what each day will bring. Working in a hospital, especially the emergency room, there are wide ranges of people she will interact with and potentially collect blood from. Most of all, she believes that the patients come first. She has always held herself and her employees to the ethical codes of beneficence, nonmaleficence, and fidelity. However, like in all health care practice, there are challenges she faces.
Thesis statement: A medical assistant does both an administrator and health care professional duties. I chose this thesis statement because I’m going to school for medical assistant. It is very important that u know the role of your job field. As a medical assistant u have to check blood pressure, take temperature and you have to be able to deal with sick and non-sick people. Here is some examples of administrative and clinical procedures: greeting patients and answering telephones, booking and canceling appointments.
When I call my doctor office, I expect the person that is answering the phone to listen to me, and anything I need. I expect them to answer my questions, and if they don 't have the answer, to ask someone around them, or find the answer and give me a call back depending on the wait time. I expect them to be flexible with my schedule, and try to help me find an appointment (if need be) that will fit me, and the doctors office the best. When I become a medical assistant, and I have to potentially operate the front desk, I will use this knowledge to help my patients schedule appointments. I know that when I call the doctors office, and I 'm sick and I just want to schedule an appointment quickly, I want the receptionist to help me as best
If we question what causes nursing homes medication errors? There are some common problem in the nursing homes. Paul & Perkins (2013), “in most nursing homes, medication is administered when a nurse or nursing staff member completes a “med pass.” A “med pass” is the common term used to describe the process of dispensing medicine to nursing home patients as ordered”. During a med pass, the nurse uses a cart to carry the medicines. In most cases, a licensed nurse conducts the med pass.
In addition, NextGen consist of numerous ways to task send and receive task, I propose additional training in regards to this matter for both the providers and medical assistants. The confusion comes from providers tasking assignments to all medical assistants instead of the medical assistant that should carry out the task. The medical assistants will receive a numerous amount of tasks daily unaware of the ones meant only for them. An example of how the providers utilize the task and how the medical assistant receive the task; the providers assign all their tasks in the waived lab assigned medical assistants which includes all medical assistants, this task option should only subsist for In-house lab due to the fact any medical assistant may have the lab assignment for that day. The entire process of ordering and sending labs transpires differently on each hall or provider; for instance on the Adult Medicine hall the medical assistants places the order for the labs, the provider review the labs add or delete labs, then the medical assistant sends the order to the lab.
I spent most of the time observing my mentor while she performed check-ups on her patients. Also, I saw my mentor give injections to patients to help with pain. I researched the roles and contributions of a physician assistant in the medical field. I did not realize how much physician assistants could do until I researched it. Also, the contributions that physician assistants make go unnoticed by many, they are trained to be just as proficient as physicians.
A Medical Administrative assistant is basically the heart of the medical profession. An Administrative MA performs general tasks needed to operate a DR. office such as handling appointments, recording patient’s information, answering the phone, and sometimes billing and accounting. Three specialties a medical assistant may choose to advance their career in are: Medical Assistant Instructor, Medical office manager, Lead medical assistant. Reminder this is only three there are a lot of other directions they may go in. An example of a tort law that would apply to a medical assistant is breach of Confidentiality.
Gone are the days of small, simple medical laboratories. Located just behind the scenes of direct patient care, there are countless healthcare professionals working around the clock in order to provide patients and clinicians with critical diagnostic and prognostic information. Found in the dungeons of the hospital, there are a variety of specialties comprising laboratory medical sciences: Chemistry, Blood Bank, Cytology, Microbiology, and Surgical Pathology. These are just a few of the departments that are growing rapidly due to the demand of the population and evolving overnight with developments in technology. With all of the advancements ranging from microscopic stains to complex equipment, these fields need leaders that not only are familiar with the intricacies of laboratory medicine, but leaders who are well versed in running the
Jasmine Eubanks Biomedical/ Clinical Technician I picked this career choice because I would get to work with machines, and teach people about the machines. At my job I work with many different machines and teach people about the machines. These machines are designed to help me diagnoses treatment, and also monitor patients. Many of my responsibilities are me being responsible for data obtained from professional in relationship, teaching other medical people who might come in contact with the machines, and most importantly knowing what I’m doing at all times. Students wanting to learn about this can volunteer at local hospitals that have these machines, to watch and observe how and