The most routine tasks included, but not limited to, data entry, report generation, report interpretation, percentage reporting to senior management, task delegation, patient encounters, troubleshooting, information technology coordination, and patient follow-up. In addition to my daily tasks, I was charged with performing under the duties required by my credentials which included organizational leadership, statistical analysis, making large decisions under pressure related to time and urgency, delegation of tasks to key personnel, and logistics coordination.
My daily tasks consisted of scheduling patients, checking in patients, vital signs, calling patients for appointment follow ups and upcoming appointment reminders, assisting providers with routine tasks as needed during patient encounters, stocking treatment rooms, ordering supplies as needed, patient education, echocardiogram, post-void residual (bladder scan), use of electronic lifts, patient escort and transportation, basic laboratory tasks, and other various administrative tasks in accordance with the established patient-centered model. Tasks were closely aligned with duties of licensed practical nurse.
The duties of this position closely mirror that of a registered nurse.
I worked independently and also as part of a team of sailors and marines in support of the lead physician. I ensured that medical ethics were properly followed in direct care of patients. I was required to be knowledgeable in various areas of healthcare that included, but were not limited to, health records, advanced tactical life support, advanced clinical life support, basic life support, patient flow, immunizations, preventative medicine, audiology, visual acuity, vital signs, patient check in, hand written patient encounter notes, electronic patient encounter notes, patient scheduling, pharmacology, laboratory, clinical operations and management, marine field tactics, combat triage, emergency clinical triage, wound management, supply management, minor surgery, and standard operating procedure reporting.