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Waverly Health Center Outpatient Medical Technician 1.0FTE in Waverly, Iowa

FTE

1.0FTE, M-F, mostly days - hours may vary due to paitent needs

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  1. Performs clerical/receptionist duties for the nursing unit and facilitates communication needs of the

department.

  1. Cleans and stocks Outpatient Medical rooms with appropriate supplies to maintain a safe and clean

environment.

  1. Provides direct and indirect patient care within their scope of practice under the direction of a Registered

Nurse.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education, Experience, and Training

a. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.

b. Medical Secretary training or knowledge of medical terminology preferred

c. Must have successfully completed a minimum of Nurse Aide I course and competency exams and be

listed as eligible for employment on the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry (Iowa Department of

Inspections and Appeals Health Facilities Division). Completion of Nurse Aide II course preferred

d. Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee

timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.

e. Must possess valid Healthcare Provider BLS and Mandatory Reporter training for Child and

Dependent Adult Abuse.

f. Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.

Physical Requirements

a. Sitting – Approximately 50% of shift.

b. Standing– Approximately 25% of shift.

c. Walking – Approximately 25% of shift.

d. Lifting – Approximately 35 pounds. Must use, and require staff to use, when in hospital and

pre-hospital settings, proper body mechanics and ergonomics and, as applicable, lifting/moving

devices.

e. Twisting – Infrequent.

f. Bending – Moderate.

g. Squat/Kneel – Approximately 25% of shift.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  1. May come in contact with hazardous chemicals or treatment modalities.

  2. The possibility exists of exposure to communicable disease due to working in a healthcare environment.

  3. Involvement in patient care may result in unavoidable work-related illnesses.

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This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee

occupying this position. A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are

incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job

functions. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other

job-related duties requested by his/her manager.

Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job

successfully, the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some

requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of

themselves or other employees. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate

individuals with disabilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment

relationship with Waverly Health Center.

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