Medical Assistant I - 9392510 in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Ou client, a large hospital system in NYC, is seeking experienced Medical Assistants with previous hospital experience to join their team in multiple locations throughout New York. The ideal candidate will be comfortable providing clinical office support to physicians and surgeons and performs patient care and administrative duties necessary to deliver quality patient care. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Sending and receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.
  • Performing venipuncture and/or EKGs, checking schedules and organizing patient flow
  • Accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring and dressing, as well as collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc.
  • Assists physicians with various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and or families; answers calls and provides pertinent information.
  • Completing forms and requisitions as needed, managing charts to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately using the electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary.
  • Enters orders into the electronic medical record (EMR) system or prepares prescription refill requests on behalf of the physician for the review and approval by the ordering physician.
  • Inventories, orders or re-stocks medical supplies as applicable.
  • Provides set-up of examination room and instruments in accordance with proper sterilization techniques established by hospital and infection control policies.
  • Maintains logging system as required for refrigeration of medications, point of care testing, sterilization process, crash cart, point of care testing or others as needed.
  • Checks expiration dates on all medications and medical supplies disposing appropriately as per institution policy.
  • Coordinate or verify times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary.
  • May perform appointment scheduling and registration for patients as well as updating patient demographic and insurance information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience working as a medical assistant
  • Medical Assistant certificate
  • NHA Certified preferred.