CLINICAL ASSISTANT

Allevio - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Clinical Team Lead, the Clinical Assistant performs a variety of routine duties to assist medical and nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients. The Clinical Assistant ensures quality care is delivered and works in collaboration within the practice to enhance the patient experience.
Allevio Pain Management strives to improve the way the world manages pain. Allevio has a thriving private healthcare facility specializing in multidisciplinary interventional pain management. Our team is comprised of Anesthesia and Neurology-trained specialists, almost all of whom have fellowships in Pain Management from Departments of Anesthesia from leading universities across North America and the UK, or who are academically affiliated with a similar program. Our flagship clinic is located at 240 Duncan Mill Road, Main Floor (Suite 101), North York, Ontario, M3B 3S6.

Responsibilities:
Obtains vital signs and patient information for inclusion in the patient’s medical record.
Under the direction or delegation of an attending physician, assist with injections or treatments; perform routine laboratory tests, and assist in other patient care activities such as dressing changes, IVs and procedures.
Prepare treatment room for examination of patient.
Prepare procedure room for patient procedures.
Prepare infusion chair for lidocaine infusions.
Assist with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments/materials to the doctor as directed.
Provide patients with basic instructions and information regarding treatment.
When certified, clean and sterilize medical instruments; observe the principles of aseptic technique in performing duties.
Schedule patients for tests and complete required forms for lab work.
Maintain accurate and complete patient records/documentation.
Maintain and inventories supplies.
Operate fluoroscopy machine during procedures in accordance with established policies and procedures, as required.
Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:
High school diploma
One (1) year relevant experience. Experience in a medical office or hospital preferred.
Excellent customer service skills are required.
Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Must have basic clerical skills, typing, filing
Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred. • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Must be knowledgeable in MS Office applications such Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Working Conditions:
Part-time position with a minimum of 15.0 hours per week.
Shift work including evenings and weekends.
Working with patients and medical staff in a clinical environment

Physical Conditions:
Frequent standing, walking and bending.
Fast-paced environment.
Frequent assistance of patients including but not limited to supporting their mobility.
Wearing protective equipment as required.
Allevio is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
If this sounds like you, send us your resume today! We look forward to hearing from you!