Medical Assistant

Full Time, Part-Time
Rockland County
Posted 3 months ago

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Assist physicians and physician assistant(s) with the care of patients in the medical office; preparing and rooming the patients, performing Medical Assistant duties such as vital signs and Ekgs.

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Job Summary:Assist physicians and physician assistant(s) with the care of patients in the medical office; preparing and rooming the patients, performing Medical Assistant duties such as vital signs and Ekgs.
Reports to:Practice Manager
Primary Responsibilities: (including, but not limited to)• Prepare examination rooms and patient charts. • Escort patients to room; prepare patients for examinations. • Record height, weight and blood pressure for patient visit; chart or enter in electronic health record and graph findings. • Ask patient or guardian about chief complaint and document. • Prepare charts for upcoming patient visits with proper paperwork necessary for the visit. • Perform vision and hearing screenings as necessary. • Assist physicians and physician extender(s) as needed with sick visits, preventive care visits, and paperwork preparation, as needed. • Clean and restock rooms and equipment. • Assist with securing referrals and making specialist or test appointments. • Relay messages as may be required by physicians or physician extender(s). • Assist the front desk staff as necessary with phones and filing. • Obtain blood samples, if certified, by venipuncture or finger stick. • Prepare for urine culture and analysis. • Prepare for and run strep tests and all other laboratory tests. • Assist physicians, physician extender(s) and nurses with procedures. • Prepare instruments for autoclave. • Copy charts and reports as needed. Answer phones as needed. • Assist with bringing charts to and from the front desk. • Order and stock supplies. • Prepare new patient charts. • File patient visit documents and notes. • Document in electronic health record (EHR), when available. • Perform all other work as assigned.
Essential Job Qualifications:Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a Medical Assistant program preferred. Experience: Experience as a Medical Assistant in a medical office or hospital setting preferred. Must have basic knowledge of using an electronic medical records system. Phlebotomy experience a plus. Training/Certification: BLS certification required. Licensure: N/A. Other: Employee must be able to prepare short correspondences and memos and effectively present information to physicians, physician extenders, patients and employees of the medical practice. Employee must be comfortable documenting information in an electronic health record, when technology becomes available.
Job Specific Technical/Professional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:1. Performs designated clerical and technical activities supportive of the patient examination process, medical record management and facilitation of patient care. 2. Communicates required information to all necessary team members. 3. Follows established patient safety standards. 4. Participates in forums to identify and address opportunities for improvement. 5. Effectively interacts with patients, families and members of the interdisciplinary team.
Environment and Demands:Environmental Demands: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, radiation, and exposure to infectious diseases. The noise level in this environment is usually moderate. Essential Physical and Cognitive Demands, Manual Dexterity: 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. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is often required to stand; sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Some irregularity in scheduled hours because of compensated overtime requirements. Weekend/Holiday rotation required.
Interested Candidates:Should send an email containing their Name, Email, Phone Number, and interest in the position to mjuarez@rboces.org

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