Under direct supervision, performs routine duties related to basic
life activities in patient care.
1. Performs routine duties such as assisting with personal hygiene,
feeding, and ambulating patients according to specific
2. Assists medical personnel during examinations by performing tasks
such as lifting and positioning patients, setting up equipment,
and preparing supplies.
3. Takes and records vital signs and other patient information as
4. Greets and escorts patients.
5. Stocks and prepares examining and patient rooms as instructed.
6. Keeps and files medical records.
7. Transports items such as specimens, charts, and x-rays to
appropriate locations as instructed.
8. Performs clerical support duties such as photocopying, filing,
answering phones, and assisting with billing as needed.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: Six months related experience.
Working knowledge of basic medical terminology; of the requirements
for confidentiality of records and communications regarding patients
and clients. Skill in taking vital signs and accurately reading and
recording patient information. Ability to read and write; to
comprehend and follow oral and written instructions; to comply with
requirements for confidentiality of records and communications
regarding patients; to communicate effectively; to lift and position
patients; to perform extensive standing and walking; to wear and work
in personal protective equipment.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and
random drug testing.