85% of our patients are elderly. I help them get undress/dress if needed. I also assist them in and out of the office. This job made me realize how I love working with elderly people. A lot of them barely remember their age or simple informations but they remember my name. They may be forgetful, but they remember my stories. Other job descriptions: Checks-in patients in the office.
Verifies patient information; records medical history; confirms purpose of visit and insurance information.
Encodes patient information and schedules appointments.
Prepares patients for examination and puts them on designated exam rooms; takes height, weight, and BMI.
Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; keeping patient information confidential.
Occasionally answers phone calls and inquiries.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Prepares patients for echocardiograms and/or other tests.
Performs EKG and hooks-up 24 hour holter monitors.
Organize charts and types tests reports.
Cleans and keeps the office tidy and organized.