Friday, September 18, 2020

COMC is Hiring a Certified X-Ray Tech/Medical Assistant!

COMC is hiring again! Check out this week's blog to learn all about the Certified X-Ray Tech/Medical Assistant we are hiring for in Richland. If you think you or someone you know would be perfect for this position, please check out the link listed below, after the job description, to apply. Central Ozarks Medical Center's mission is to LEAD the way to healthier communities and we feel it's not just about WHAT we do but how to do it that matters. We want to hire others who share that passion.



Certified X-Ray Tech/Medical Assistant

Richland, MO • Medical

Description

Responsibilities: The Certified X-Ray Technician/Medical Assistant is responsible for all medical x-rays and DEXA scans; works with physicians and cross trained to perform clinical duties. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

• Completes patient intake process, taking patients' histories, and preparing and educating patients about the imaging procedure.

• Prepares exam rooms and instruments, as appropriate to anticipated utilization. 

• Reviews patients' charts and Doctors' notes prior to examination; maintains patients' records during and after imaging procedure.

• Preparing radiopharmaceuticals for contrast in the diagnostic images.

• Positioning patients and equipment to capture the correct area and produce clear images.

• Monitoring exposure of patients and staff to ensure their safety during imaging procedures.

• Calibrating the equipment to ensure clear, usable images are taken of the correct area, as specified by the Doctor.

• Logging and organizing image results, developing film, assisting with the interpretation of the radiograph results, and consulting with Radiologists to determine if other images need to be taken.

• Ensures the proper sterilization and storage of the equipment, 

• Maintains radiographic equipment and DEXA systems in all locations, and reports any equipment failures.

• Coordinates with the providers to schedule and complete radiographic procedures.

• Maintains up to date knowledge of current radiology practices and regulatory compliance requirements.

• Assists Providers in providing professional quality health care and education to patients.

• Must be aware of and comply with required services and data, according to the Health Care Plan and Quality Assurance Plan of Central Ozarks Medical Center.

• Must be able to gather adequate historical data and ensure patient comfort, flow and confidentiality.

• Will collect and record defined data and prepare reports, as required.

• Cleans and stocks supplies in treatment areas, as necessary.

• Assists in inventory tracking and preparing purchase requisitions for Management for needed supplies.

• Assists in other ancillary duties, laboratory procedures, when necessary. 

• Travels to all COMC clinics as required. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Qualifications Requirements:  The X-Ray Technician/Medical Assistant must be motivated to serve the needs of patients and perform services to benefit people and Central Ozarks Medical Center and must possess a sense of discipline to work in accordance with accepted radiology, nursing, and medical standards.  Must possess and utilize tact and patience.  Must be certified in Radiology, Medical Assisting, BLS/CPR and maintain all current certifications throughout employment with COMC.  Must maintain CEUs as directed by COMC. 

Education and/or experience:   Must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Radiology or Radiologic Technology.  Must have a current, unencumbered State licensure or certification as an X-Ray Technician.  Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred. 

Language Skills:  Must possess reading and verbal skills necessary to understand and communicate, regarding medical records, procedures and medication orders.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to work with all accounting concepts.  

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  

Other Skills and Abilities:  Outgoing personality with strong phone etiquette skills and excellent customer service skills.  

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This includes moderate physical effort consisting of occasionally lifting or moving over 50 pounds of weight.

Travel Requirement: To fulfill the responsibility of the position travel to all COMC locations may be required.  Employee should have valid Missouri driver’s license. 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Knowledge of, and compliance with, HIPAA and 340B regulations is required. Confidentiality of patient information is mandatory.

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If you have any questions about the position described above, please feel free to call our Richland health clinic at the number listed below. Our staff is here is like family so we take who we hire seriously. If you are ready to join this amazing work family, please apply. We appreciate your consideration. To stay up to date on our latest job postings, please follow us on our social media channels listed below.


Central Ozarks Medical Center
Keeping Lack of Insurance From Being a Roadblock to Quality Healthcare

For Appointments Call

573.765.5141


Richland

573.302.7490


Osage Beach

573.346.4446


Camdenton

573.765.2510


Dental

Serving Camdenton, Laclede, Pulaski, and Miller Counties

Friday, September 11, 2020

Where Can I Get A COVID-19 Test?

COVID-19 is still very real and the pandemic is still happening. Many have sought out to get tested. If you are feeling any sort of COVID-19 symptoms, such as shortness of breath, a fever, or dry cough for example, and are considering getting a test, but are not sure where to go, this is the blog for you! Keep reading this week's blog to learn where Central Ozarks Medical Center is offering FREE drive-thru COVID-19 testing. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call (573) 836-7015.



Where Can I Get A COVID-19 Test?

Many have probably asked this question in the past.

We offer community testing through drive-thrus. Testing is FREE of charge and you don't need a physician's order to get one.

COMC is still offering testing weekly on the following days and locations:

Tuesday: 5-7pm Osage Beach

Osage Beach Medical 

3870 Columbia Ave 

Osage Beach, MO 

(573) 302-7490


Wednesday: 5-7pm Richland

Richland Medical & Dental

304 W. Washington Ave.

Richland, MO 65556

Medical (573) 765-5141

Dental (573) 765-2510


Thursday: 5-7pm Camdenton

Camdenton Medical & Dental

1652 Business Route 5

Camdenton, MO 65020

(573) 346-4446

If you have any questions regarding the Drive-Thru testing or would like our team to test on-site at another location, please contact: Ashley McDonnell at (573) 836-7015.



Central Ozarks Medical Center is Leading The Way To Healthier Communities!

We use the nasal swab COVID-19 test and are very quick and efficient about this process. If you are worried you may have COVID-19 and just wanted to get tested to get the answers you seek, come see us at one of the locations listed above. You shouldn't worry until you know for sure. If you have any questions, again please call Ashley McDonnell at (573) 836-7015. You can also stay updated on everything we have going on by visiting our website listed below. Stay safe and healthy, everyone!

PLEASE REMEMBER:

All COMC locations are open! If you have a scheduled appointment, please call ahead if you have a fever, cough, or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. COMC dental clinics are open and serving patients with dental emergencies. Call one of our locations to schedule your next in-person or telehealth visit.

Our mission is to increase access to comprehensive primary and preventative health care and to improve the health care status of underserved and vulnerable populations in Camden, Laclede, Miller and Pulaski Counties.  Our belief is that it is not just what we do here at Central Ozarks Medical Center, but how we do it that makes all the difference.


Central Ozarks Medical Center
Keeping Lack of Insurance From Being a Roadblock to Quality Healthcare


For Appointments Call



573.765.5141


Richland

573.302.7490


Osage Beach

573.346.4446


Camdenton

573.765.2510


Dental

Serving Camdenton, Laclede, Pulaski, and Miller Counties

Friday, September 4, 2020

COMC is Hiring a Pediatric License Practical Nurse!

Central Ozarks Medical Center is growing again! Our health clinics at the Lake of the Ozarks are excited to announce that we are hiring a Pediatric License Practical Nurse at our Camdenton clinic. Keep reading this week's blog to learn all about the job description and how to apply. If you know someone who would be perfect for this position, please refer them to the link below. Remember at Central Ozarks Medical Center, it's not just about what we do, but how we do it that matters.


Pediatric License Practical Nurse

Camdenton, MO • Medical

Description

Responsibilities:  As designated by the Medical Director within the bounds of the licensing authority.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

• Record vital signs, patient histories and subjective complaints.

• Prepare patient for examination, explain procedures to patient, and assist the provider with examinations and treatments as indicated.

• Perform lab work as required.

• Perform medical procedures as required.

• Administer medications and explain the dosage and possible side effects of the medication to the patient.

• Provide developmental assessments on infants and children.

• Orient new personnel and students as required.

• Ensure that required data forms are complete and accurate.

• Review patient charts for accurate documentation.

• Collect and maintain data for tracking systems, quality control audits, and special programs as required.

Requirements

Qualifications Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Must be CPR certified or become certified during probationary period and maintain certification throughout employment with COMC. Must maintain CEUs as directed by COMC.

Education and/or experience:   Must be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Missouri.  Experience with electronic health records preferred. 

Language Skills:  Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers and regulatory agencies.

Mathematical Skills:  Knowledge of fundamental math, adding machine, calculator, and Microsoft office.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  

Other Skills and Abilities:  Strong phone etiquette and excellent customer service skills.  

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This includes moderate physical effort consisting of occasionally lifting or moving over 50 pounds of weight.

Travel Requirement: To fulfill the responsibility of the position travel to all COMC locations will be required.  Employee should have valid Missouri driver’s license. Overnight travel may also be required in specific incidences of training, conferences, etc.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Knowledge of, and compliance with, HIPAA and 340B regulations is required.  Confidentiality of patient information is mandatory.

TO APPLY, VISIT HERE.


Central Ozarks Medical Center takes who we hire very seriously. We are like family here at our health clinics at the Lake of the Ozarks and Richland. To stay up to date on our latest announcements, please follow us on our social media channels listed below. Check our website at www.CentralOzarks.org to learn more about us as an organization.


Central Ozarks Medical Center
Keeping Lack of Insurance From Being a Roadblock to Quality Healthcare


For Appointments Call



573.765.5141


Richland

573.302.7490


Osage Beach

573.346.4446


Camdenton

573.765.2510


Dental

Serving Camdenton, Laclede, Pulaski, and Miller Counties