AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY)

Medical Assistant - Cardiology

ID
2017-4356
Valley Stream
Type
Full Time
Valley Stream
Union / Non-Union
153 QLI W
US-NY-Valley Stream
Daily Schedule
Mon 8am-5pm; Tues 8am-5pm; Wed 8am-5pm; Thurs 8am-5pm; Fri 8am-5pm
Dept/Spec
Cardiology [72009]
Employees Only Posting Thru:
8/28/2017

Overview

Having the best Medical Assistant at AdvantageCare Physicians enables us to achieve our vision to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve. At AdvantageCare Physicians, our mission is to focus care on the needs of our patients and partner with them in the pursuit of better health.

 

AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) is one of the largest physician-led multi-specialty practice in the New York metropolitan area, serving half a million patients across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island. At ACPNY, patients receive individualized coordinated care from a compassionate team focused on helping them live their healthiest lives.

 

Our 30+ professionally managed, multi-specialty physician practices are designed to deliver convenient, comprehensive and community-based care. At AdvantageCare Physicians primary and specialty care is coordinated through an integrated network of full-service medical offices, regional specialty referral hubs, urgent care centers and strategic hospital affiliations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island.

 

The Medical Assistant serves as a member of the health team in the treatment and care of patients and assists with tasks to support the medical office. The position works under the supervision of an RN/LPN Supervisor. The Medical Assistant must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of human growth and development over the life span, ability to recognize data reflective of the patient’s status and inform the Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse of his/her observations.

Responsibilities

  • Stocks medical supply inventory on a daily basis.
  • Monitors inventory of medical supplies and orders when necessary.
  • Reports malfunctioning machinery to Administration.
  • Prepares equipment to efficiently draw blood.
  • Organizes patient flow and accompanies patient to exam room.
  • Handles all clerical duties inclusive of providing telephone support, appointment maintenance and correspondence with insurance companies.
  • Provides physician support by checking height, weight, pulse, blood pressure and temperature of patients.
  • Performs tests within the scope of their practice (i.e. EKG, eye tests)
  • Follows established procedures for infection control, patient care and safety that are in compliance with all federal, state and local standards and department protocols.
  • Performs venipuncture on patients as directed by the Physician following medical group practice protocols related to safety and infection control
  • Sets up and cleans exam room before, between and after patient visits.
  • All other related clerical duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • HSD or GED
  • Certificate of completion from an Medical Assistant Program
  • One year work experience as a Medical Assistant in a medical office, hospital or similar healthcare environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill
  • Computer navigation skills

Preferred:

  • Associates Degree
  • Certification from a nationally recognized organization such as AAMA, AMT, NCCT or NHA
  • Front desk work experience in a medical office, hospital or similar healthcare environment  

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