Company: OMO Practice Management
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Job DescriptionJob SummaryPerform administrative and certain
clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative
duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical
records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.
Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and
medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing
blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Education and ExperienceAssociate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
High School Diploma - or the equivalent (for example, GED)
Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after
high school (for example, in agriculture or natural resources,
computer services, personal or culinary services, engineering
technologies, healthcare, construction trades, mechanic and repair
technologies, or precision production) Primary Job Duties
- Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure
their vital signs, weight, and height.
- Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the
- Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or
information such as test results in medical records.
- Prepare and administer medications as directed by a
- Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the
specimens, and prepare them for testing.
- Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or
physicians' instructions to patients.
- Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them
instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving
injections or removing sutures.
- Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to
- Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the
rooms neat and clean.
- Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated
- Schedule appointments for patients.
- Change dressings on wounds.
- Greet and log in patients arriving at office or clinic.
- Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients
for tests or admission.
- Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones,
taking dictation, or completing insurance forms.
- Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or
- Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.
- Operate x-ray, electrocardiogram (EKG), or other equipment to
administer routine diagnostic tests. KnowledgeCustomer and Personal
Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing
customer and personal services. This includes customer needs
assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation
of customer satisfaction. Medicine and Dentistry - Knowledge of the
information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human
injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms,
treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and
preventive health-care measures. English Language - Knowledge of
the structure and content of the English language including the
meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and
systems such as word processing, managing files and records,
stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office
procedures and terminology. Computers and Electronics - Knowledge
of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and
computer hardware and software, including applications and
programming. Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and
performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and
interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods;
and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective
disorders. Administration and Management - Knowledge of business
and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource
allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique,
production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for
curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for
individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus,
statistics, and their applications. Public Safety and Security -
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and
strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security
operations for the protection of people, data, property, and
institutions. SkillsBasic Skills
- Active Learning- Understanding the implications of new
information for both current and future problem-solving and
- Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people
are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking
questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate
- Critical Thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or
approaches to problems.
- Learning Strategies- Selecting and using training/instructional
methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning
or teaching new things.
- Mathematics- Using mathematics to solve problems.
- Monitoring- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other
individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take
- Reading Comprehension- Understanding written sentences and
paragraphs in work related documents.
- Science- Using scientific rules and methods to solve
- Speaking- Talking to others to convey information
- Writing- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate
for the needs of the audience. Social Skills
- Coordination- Adjusting actions in relation to others'
- Instructing- Teaching others how to do something.
- Negotiation- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile
- Persuasion- Persuading others to change their minds or
- Service Orientation- Actively looking for ways to help
- Social Perceptiveness- Being aware of others' reactions and
understanding why they react as they do. Complex Problem Solving
- Complex Problem Solving- Identifying complex problems and
reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and
implement solutions. Technical Skills
- Equipment Maintenance- Performing routine maintenance on
equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is
- Equipment Selection- Determining the kind of tools and
equipment needed to do a job.
- Installation- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or
programs to meet specifications.
- Operation and Control- Controlling operations of equipment or
- Operation Monitoring- Watching gauges, dials, or other
indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
- Operations Analysis- Analyzing needs and product requirements
to create a design.
- Programming- Writing computer programs for various
- Quality Control Analysis- Conducting tests and inspections of
products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or
- Repairing- Repairing machines or systems using the needed
- Technology Design- Generating or adapting equipment and
technology to serve user needs.
- Troubleshooting- Determining causes of operating errors and
deciding what to do about it. Systems Skills
- Judgment and Decision Making- Considering the relative costs
and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate
- Systems Analysis- Determining how a system should work and how
changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect
- Systems Evaluation- Identifying measures or indicators of
system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct
performance, relative to the goals of the system. Resource
- Management of Financial Resources- Determining how money will
be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these
- Management of Material Resources- Obtaining and seeing to the
appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to
do certain work.
- Management of Personnel Resources- Motivating, developing, and
directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the
- Time Management- Managing one's own time and the time of
others. NoteThis job description in no way states or implies that
these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s)
incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow
any other job-related instructions and to perform any other
job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give
instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are
essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible
modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with
disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will
possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty
proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a
direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of
themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are
the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This
document does not create an employment contract, implied or
otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
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