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TLC/PATIENT CARE TECH - Lakewood at The Kroger Co. in Lakewood, Colorado

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

$17.70 - $21.33 per hour




Job Description:

Under the day to day direction of the on-duty nurse practitioner/physician assistant, the general purpose of the patient care technician (PCT) position is to maximize patient flow through the clinic while providing a stellar patient experience. Responsible for performing all the appropriate administrative tasks, including electronic health record (EHR) documentation, in accordance with company policy. Demonstrate the company s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.At The Little Clinic, we are on a mission to simplify healthcare in America. We take pride in knowing we are helping individuals live healthier lives right in our communities. If you have a passion for helping others, we want to hear from you! Our clinics are staffed by board-certified nurse practitioners or physician assistants, licensed practical nurses, and patient care technicians who all work as a team to supply high-quality, affordable healthcare found in convenient retail settings. The primary focus of our healthcare team is to promote health and wellness through diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, preventative medicine, and individualized patient education. Here, people matter. That's why we strive to supply the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. We help feed your future by supplying the value and care you need to grow. So, whether you're looking for balanced, competitive benefits and rewards or ongoing opportunities for growth and development- we have you covered. We are always looking for extraordinary talent to join our growing team! Minimum
- Basic computer skills
- Excellent administrative, communication, and organizational skill with high attention to detail
- Basic math skills (i.e., counting, addition, and subtraction)
- Ability to work cooperatively in a fast-paced, team-based environment
- Excellent customer service, organizational, and task-management skills

Desired
- High School Diploma or GED
- Any previous experience in retail, customer service, or healthcare
- Knowledge of infection control practices- Assist in maintaining a safe, quality-based, survey-ready healthcare environment as required to maintain Joint Commission Accreditation
- Greet any customers or potential patients while in the front area or near the clinic
- Clean and organize the clinic space daily, including, but not limited to, taking out trash, logging and putting away supply orders, cleaning the floor under counters and around furniture, cleaning examination rooms after patient visits, and equipment disinfection
- Answer questions, following HIPAA guidelines while in the front area. Consult with the provider for questions related to scope of services (i.e., what is in scope or out of scope)
- Utilize the Patient Queue, Appointment Tool, and Patient Kiosk systems to effectively manage waiting room flow
- Complete the registration process, placing the patient under the respective scheduler book for the provider on duty
- Verify the patient or responsible party s identity using a government-issued source
- Determine method of payment, describing the options of payment available, including prompt pay, voucher system, or filing with one of our accepted insurance plans; collect payments and log in the EHR
- Collect the patient or responsible party s insurance information, if applicable; collect payments and log in the EHR
- Scanning all appropriate documents or alert the provider if they need to complete the scanning
- Escort the patient to the exam room and determine the patient's chief complaint
- Obtain vital signs and patient history and enter the data in the EHR in designated clinics with completed competencies
- Continue to process the patients in the waiting following appropriate clinic flow
- Provide waiting patients/potential patients guidance on registration, wait time, services that may be rendered, and payment methods
- Answer phones, responds to questions, and return patient/provider calls; complete daily patient call backs per policy
- Participate in and prepare for off-site events as needed
- Put together weekly order supplies for provider's approval; prepare packages, laboratory specimens, and mail for shipping
- If a float: Travel to designated clinics within a specified geographic area
- Advanced Patient Care Technicians, who have completed required competencies, may assist the provider within specified company protocols to obtain specimens for testing as ordered by provider on duty as well as report negative labs to patients per direction of provider
- Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation





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