Kettering Health is a not-for-profit network of nine hospitals, Kettering College, and over 160 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio's leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 14,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.
Kettering Health recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Kettering Medical Center.
As a faith-based organization we are dedicated to treating all patients with love and respect regardless of religious preference. Multi-denominational Spiritual Services are offered at the network every day.
Responsibilities & Requirements
Assist the physicians with patients
This includes preparing patients and the examination rooms; taking initial medical history for the chart; taking vital signs, making lab and x-ray appointments, and explaining the preparations to the patients
Assist physicians in all special procedures, including minor surgery, as required.
Including removal of sutures, clean wounds, and apply dressings as directed by physicians.
Other duties may consist of notifying patients of lab results, giving injections, immunizations
Can authorize and dispense medications prescribed by the doctor
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Graduate of an accredited Licensed Pratical Nurse program with a current Ohio license
- Preferred 1-2 years experience in an office practice
- BLS required as well as Mandatory Education
Knowledge, Abilities and Experience:
Patient focused care including courtesy and tactful. Excellent, polite communication
Must be efficient and conscientious in delivering medical care services to patients
Must have awareness of patient confidentiality and be able to follow directions well from physician.
Ability to work under time constraints; ability to multi-task, and work autonomously and be self directed
Prefer expereice in office setting with EMR skill
Standard medical practice office setting working with various positions
Possible exposure to chemicals
Work may be considered stressful at times due to fast pace and constant demands and decisions. Handles highely confidential patient information HIPAA. Work is subject to shart deadlines and frequent adjustment of schedule and work priorities.
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