This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 5272
UW Job Family: 52
SOC Code: 31-9092
Pay Grade: 13
Date: November 09, 2007
Under the responsibility and supervision of a physician, prepares patients for examination; assists physician/resident/practitioner with routine medical procedures.
Greet patients and ascertain problem to be examined; take and record pertinent vital signs, and prepare patient for examination.
Collect and prepare laboratory specimens.
Administer immunizations and medications as directed.
Assemble and use equipment including catheters and oxygen supplies.
Give cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), record vital signs, and assist during medical emergencies, as directed.
Answer phones, take messages, and perform telephone triage when needed.
Maintain adequate supplies in cast, procedure, and examining rooms; maintain cleanliness of work area; report items for re-ordering.
Assist physician in outpatient procedures or other tests.
Inventory narcotics and drug supplies.
Clean instruments; wrap and label for autoclave sterilization and return to designated location.
Medical clinic environment; regular exposure to biological and chemical hazards, fumes, vapors, infectious diseases, noise and confined spaces; standing, sitting, reaching, and using hands are regular requirements of the position.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.