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: 5245
UW Job Family: 52
SOC Code: 31-1012
Pay Grade: 12
Date: July 01, 2008
Assists nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians in providing care for patients at University Student Health Services or at another designated facility.
Obtain and record patient data such as blood pressure, pulse and weight.
Assist nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians in performing examinations and other procedures as directed.
Maintain clean work area in examination room and emergency treatment rooms.
Escort patients to examination rooms, laboratory, X-ray or infirmary; assist with physiotherapy treatment.
Prepare suture trays, equipment and supplies for sterilization; sterilize equipment and supplies following designated protocols.
Assist in maintaining inventory records; restock supplies as directed.
Medical clinic environment; regularly exposed to biological and chemical hazards, fumes, vapors, infectious diseases, noise and confined spaces; may be on feet for long periods of time.
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.