Medical Assistant

Published
September 5, 2020
Location
New York, NY
Category
Job Type

Description

Title: Medical Assistant 

Location: New York, NY                                            

Duration: 3 months                                    

Schedule: 9-5PM (M-F 40Hour/week)                                       

 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks:  
  • Assures that the delivery of patient care is consistent with the philosophy 
  • Performs EKGs as ordered by the physician  
  • Performs lab testing as ordered by the physician  
  • Performs PFT as ordered by the physician  
  • Performs audiometry as ordered by the physician  
  • Admits patient to the exam room and takes vital signs, medical history, medication history and allergy history. 

     

  • Height and weight as indicated  
  • Performs quality controls  
  • Adheres to laboratory procedures as required by CLIA regulations  
  • Ensures that the patient referrals are completed and forwarded appropriately  
  • Documents appropriately any treatment  
  • Documents any telephone contact with the patient  
  • Documents in the lab accession log and outside medical testing log as per established procedure  
  • Documents completed daily checks, i.e.: oxygen, emergency box, etc. as assigned  
  • Adheres to universal precautions and OSHA Regulations  
  • Maintains examination rooms and medical areas in a clean and orderly fashion  
  • Stocks examination room with supplies  
  • Checks supplies from vendors against packing slips as assigned  
  • Puts supplies away as assigned  
  • Maintains professionalism at all times  
  • Ensures that patients and visitors are greeted promptly and courteously  
  • Registers and transacts patients promptly and accurately using current computer system  
  • Updates pertinent patient information, including medical insurance coverage and eligibility  
  • Ensures that all patients' names appear on daily ledger sheets  
  • Schedules patient appointments  
  • Retrieves and files medical reports/lab results  
  • Maintains the patient waiting room and front desk area  
  • Processes HMO referrals as requested by Physician, Practice Management, and patients  
  • Communicates to Physician all patient emergencies  
  • Answers telephones with name and Clients Location 
  • Takes messages to ensure follow-up on all calls  
  • Files and maintains file units  
  • Balances ledger sheets and accounts for all monies received  
  • Has accountability for all aspects of the cash box and the contents within. Notifies Office Administrator or Reimbursement/Front Office Coordinator when change is needed 

     

    EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED or DESIRED  

    Certification as a Medical Assistant or two (2) years relevant work experience preferred.  

    Excellent phone manners, flexibility, knowledge of computer data entry and excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to handle diversified responsibility in fast-paced environment. 

    Education: 

    High school diploma or general education diploma (GED). 

    LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED 

    High School Diploma/GED.BLS certification. 

    Certification as a Medical Assistant from an approved school or two years of experience working as a medical assistant 

    Skills: Required 

    •          CMA 

    Additional 

  • Front desk 
  • Laboratory 
  • Medical assistant 
  • Medical insurance 
  • Office administrator 
  • Packing 
  • Patient care 
  • Telephone 
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