Functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) and/or nurse practitioner(s) in physician practice or clinic setting. Provides ambulatory nursing care as directed by physician(s) and/or nurse practitioner(s), including patient and family focused assessment, intervention, and education. Skillfully and consistently performs daily clinical duties per established policy and procedure.
Graduation from an accredited school of vocational nursing.
Current license to practice vocational nursing in the State of Texas.
Will consider Registered Medical Assistant.
Current BLS required.
Minimum 1 year pediatric nursing experience in clinic or office setting or equivalent (i.e., Family Practice with heavy pediatric population) preferred.
As per his/her accredited medical assistant training program, this role functions in a dual clinical and clerical capacity within the outpatient practice setting. When performing clinical duties, this role functions under the clinical supervision of the provider in physician practice or clinic setting, assisting in the preparation and delivery of ambulatory patient care as directed by the provider(s) and other licensed clinical personnel. Clinical duties are skillfully and consistently performed per established clinical policy and procedure. Clerical duties are performed under the direct supervision of the practice manager or supervisor, including assisting with the overall management of daily patient flow: greeting patients, patient check-in procedures, scheduling appointments and referrals, promptly managing phone calls, and patient check-out procedures. Data entry skills are required of all aspects of this role, as each patient encounter is entered into an electronic medical record (EMR).
Either a graduate of an accredited school of medical assisting or a current national MA certification.
Minimum 1-year experience in outpatient pediatric practice/clinic required or equivalent family practice outpatient physician practice experience.
New Grads are welcome in offices with preceptors or in offices where a preceptor arrangement has been made.