Physician Office Technician - Digestive Health York

York, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 75133

Schedule & Location

Full Time Day (80 hours every two weeks)

Digestive Health York 2350 Freedom Way York PA 17403

General Summary

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Nursing Coordinator, the Practice Manager, or Physician/APC, works as a member of the patient care delivery team, and as designated per established policies and procedures, assumes primary responsibilities for technical, multi-skilled direct and indirect patient care activities.  The Physician Office Technician position necessitates significant contact with all clinical and clerical staff, physicians and Advanced Practice Providers, patients and families warranting a high degree of interpersonal and customer service skills that promote a caring and healing environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Duties:

 1 Obtains and documents reason for visit, patient vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respirations, pulse oximetry, height and weight. 

 2 Prepares patient for visit and/or procedure by assuring the patient is undressed and appropriately gowned. 

 3 Assists providers with examinations; can serve as a chaperone for exams of a personal nature. 

 4 Performs Point-of-Care (POC) testing which may include blood glucose, hemoccult and specific gravity testing. Performs quality control and maintains related records.

 5 Collects specimens as directed using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens such as fingerstick blood glucose, urine dipstick and culture, urine pregnancy test, and hemoccult testing. 

 6 Performs EKG’s and communicates results to providers.

 7 Performs data entry of POC lab results into the patient’s chart. 

 8 Assists with safely transporting patients via wheelchair when necessary. 

 9 Ensures all patient care areas are adequately stocked with unexpired supplies. Notifies supervisor when reorder points are reached.

 10 Adheres to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. 

 11 Possess the knowledge to keep patients safe in all areas of the patient care setting.

 12 Maintains a visible presence in the clinical area in between tasks.

 13 Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility.

Clerical Duties:

 14 Assist with clinical care team in basket messages EXCEPT abnormal results, prescription renewals and clinical advice

 15 Schedule appointments 

 16 Schedule urgent studies and referrals

 17 Completion of patient forms

 18 Monitor and assist with processing forms, faxes, paperwork of the clinical care team

 19 Answer team line, emergency line, doctor line and back door line from MCC (if applicable

Required Education / Experience

  • High School or GED
  • Certified Nursing Assistant is a plus
  • Medical Office experience is a plus

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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)