Job Description

Requisition Number

Post Date

Clinical Assistant

Employment Type
Full Time

Work Hours
7am - 5pm

Hours per week

Vadnais Heights


Personal Growth. Expansion. Teamwork. Innovation. Be a part of a truly patient-first environment and an organization that cares about their employees.

Summit Orthopedics provides the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota with the full spectrum of orthopedic care including sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert team of physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers and therapists are part of the 700+ employees who partner to provide quality care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.

The clinic assistant performs a variety of duties including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinical services.

Monitor patient flow and accompany patients to exam/procedure room, assisting, as needed, with walking transfers.
Measure patient statistics and vitals, including height, weight, and blood pressure. Prepare patient for physical evaluation.
Record patient medical history.
Prepare required instruments and equipment for physical examinations. Clean and stock exam/procedure room, including instruments and equipment, between patient visits.
Assist physician, as needed, with various procedures.
Manage patient charts to ensure accuracy and completion.
Monitor all patients ensuring consistency of care continuum and coordination of patient progress ensuring timely re-evaluations.
Manage Physician’s daily schedules, leveraging templates to achieve goal of less than two weeks to initial evaluation.
Coordinate scheduling and logistics for urgent need patients
Capture, compile and report on patient results and outcomes
Oversee outcomes data system, patient response, compliance reporting and compilation of data.
Answer patient phone calls in a timely fashion.
Provide patient care as ordered by physician.
Provide patient education pre and post-operatively, as needed.
Keep clinic supplied, orderly and clean.
Coordinate the acquisition of appropriate equipment and supplies for clinic.
Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.

Summit Orthopedics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Medical Assistant, LPN or Athletic Trainer experience preferred. Must have current applicable license/certification if required
One year experience in a clinic setting.
Computer knowledge and ability to work within a variety of software programs.
Knowledge of standard practices in patient documentation.
Knowledge to utilize the appropriate universal precautions and personal protective equipment, as needed.
Superior customer service skills, including good interpersonal skills.
Must be confidential in all business-related matters and be knowledgeable in HIPAA regulations.
Capable of relating to diverse age, demographic, and cultural backgrounds.
Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently. Bi-lingual a plus.

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