Clinical Assistant - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Job Title: Clinical Assistant

Practice: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Tentative start date: Immediate

Classification: This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits. If you're interested in part-time, please apply, we're open to discussing alternative schedules.

Description

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Clinical Assistant to provide full-time support to a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon in a fast-paced medical practice. As a Clinical Assistant you will play a critical role in assisting the surgeon in providing high-quality care to pediatric patients with orthopedic conditions. Your responsibilities will include both administrative tasks and direct patient care duties. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, a passion for working with children.

If you are a dedicated individual with a passion for pediatric orthopedic care, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of young patients and their families.

Primary Responsibilities

Patient Care: Prepare examination rooms, ensuring cleanliness and stocking necessary supplies. Escort patients to examination rooms and assist in taking their medical history, including chief complaints and relevant medical information.

  • Measure and record vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, weight, and height.
  • Prepare patients for procedures, surgeries, and treatments, explaining the process and providing reassurance.
  • Perform basic wound care, dressing changes, and suture removal under the direction of the surgeon.
  • Educate patients and their families on post-operative care, home exercises, and rehabilitation protocols.

Administrative Support:

  • Schedule patient appointments, surgeries, and follow-up visits, coordinating with other departments as necessary.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic medical records (EMR), documenting patient encounters, procedures, and treatment plans.
  • Handle phone calls, inquiries, and messages promptly and professionally.
  • Coordinate referrals to other healthcare providers, diagnostic imaging facilities, and physical therapy as needed.
  • Manage and organize patient medical records, ensuring compliance with HIPAA regulations.

Requirements

  • Medical Assistant, EMT, ATC. Willing to train the right individual
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience with applicable patient care and administrative duties preferred.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and workflow management skills required.
  • Must maintain a professional attitude towards patients and an excellent and collegial working relationship with other personnel involved in patient care.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, ability to work independently, and manage time effectively.
  • Computer and EHR software proficiency.

Benefits

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages.

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Company 401k contribution
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Application Process

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to crowley@toportho.com. We appreciate your interest in joining The Orthopedic Partners Clinic team. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Note: This job description is intended to outline the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.