AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY)

Medical Assistant - Part Time (Friday Evening, Weekends & Holidays)

ID
2017-4602
Brooklyn Heights
Type
Part Time
Brooklyn
Union / Non-Union
153 PHP
US-NY-Brooklyn
Daily Schedule
Fri 6pm-10pm; Sat 1pm-10pm; Sun 10am-7pm; Holidays and days that the Medical Office is closed – 10am to 4pm
Dept/Spec
Urgent Care-Express Care [72036]
Employees Only Posting Thru:
10/27/2017

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 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

  • Rooms patients in accordance with PCMH standards with special attention to screening forms, surveys and pharmacy verification
  • Stocks medical supply inventory on a daily basis.
  • Monitors inventory of medical supplies and informs Nurse Manager to order when necessary.
  • Reports malfunctioning machinery to Administration.
  • Prepares equipment to efficiently draw blood.
  • Organizes patient flow, advises patients of delays or wait times, and accompanies patient to exam room. Acts as a chaperone as needed. Assists in the medical exam as needed.
  • Handles all clerical duties inclusive of providing telephone support, appointment maintenance, form completion and correspondence with insurance companies.
  • Provides physician support by checking and recording height, weight, pulse, blood pressure, pulse oximetry 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:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Successful completion of the curriculum in Phlebotomy from an accredited school; or two (2) years recent experience in the capacity of a Phlebotomist required. Phlebotomy/MA certification required.
  • 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 skill

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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