CityMD

Medical Assistant

US-NY-Staten Island | US-NY-Staten Island
ID
2015-1083
Category
Medical Staff

Overview

Job purpose

The Medical Assistant is responsible for:

  • Assisting the physician with basic patient care and medical procedures
  • Assisting site managers with directing patient flow, inventory, and following up on labs
  • Ensuring site lab compliance with Department of Health (DOH) Regulations
  • Provide unparalleled customer service to our patients, adhering to established protocols and work processes, and successfully managing volume without ever compromising quality

Responsibilities

The primary duties and responsibilities of a Medical Assistant are:

  • Assisting the physician with basic patient care and medical procedures within the Medical Assistant (MA) scope of practice, which may include but is not limited to: rapid strep, UA, EKG, procedure set ups, etc.
  • Ensuring Department of Health (DOH) compliance of site lab and exam rooms which may include but is not limited to: logbook maintenance, checking for expired medications and supplies, proper handling of specimen etc.
  • Ensuring the site is fully stocked with supplies
  • Helping maintain a clean, courteous, and professional working environment
  • Providing compassionate care to our patients
  • Assisting with training and acclimation of new hire MAs

Qualifications

A candidate’s qualifications will include:

  • High School or GED required
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting program, with Certified (CM) Medical Assistant credential preferred and/or both phlebotomy and EKG certifications
  • 4-6 months experience
  • Flexible with full-time work schedule including weekends
  • Able to conduct EKGs
  • Comfortable with phlebotomy, preferably over 100 blood draws
  • Knowledge of third party payor requirements preferred
  • Strong aptitude for detail, and ability to work independently, required
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Skill in using a PC required
  • Happy and positive thinking, able to project this attitude around others
  • Must exhibit passion for outstanding results and compassion for those we work with and serve
  • Flexible & adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and bedside manner
  • Passion for helping others in an urgent care environment

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