A Paramedical Insurance Examiner works either as an independent contractor or for a paramedical company to conduct medical screenings on life insurance applicants.
These screenings usually involve taking a medical history, measuring weight and height, reading the blood pressure and collecting blood and urine samples. This job officially authorized by a governmental unit to ascertain causes of deaths, especially those not occurring under natural circumstances, and also who examines employees of a particular firm or applicants for life insurance.
Required Skills for Paramedical Insurance Examiner
Those seeking a career as a Paramedical Examiner need to be caring and patient with applicants who may be nervous about receiving a medical screening. Paramedical Examiners often work without supervision and so must be self-motivated and organized.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to need for an insurance screening.
- Provide medical examination and screening of patients consistent with medical director approved protocols.
- Observes, records, and reports to physician, patients conditions, and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents for an absolute screening for insurance.
- Completes all reports, including patient care records, legibly, accurately, and on a timely basis.
- Performs all duties in a safe courteous, confidential and professional manner, always taking into account the well-being of the patient.
- Protect the privacy of all patient information in accordance with the policies, procedures, and practices, in accordance with general principles of professionalism as a health care provider.