CityMD

Medical Technician

US-NJ-Bergen County
ID
2017-1472
Category
Healthcare

Overview

The Medical Technician is responsible for:

  • Assisting the physician with basic patient care and medical procedures
  • Capturing accurate and detailed documentation of the encounter into the EMR in a timely manner
  • 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 Technician are (including the duties and responsibilities

as stated in the CityMD Scope of Practice for Medical Assistants and Scribes):

  • Assisting the physician with medical procedures within the Medical Assistant (MA) Scope of Practice, which may include but is not limited to: external laboratory specimens, 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.
  • Being able to fully document in the EMR on multiple patients per hour on average
  • Facilitating any necessary diagnostic tests (e.g., CT, MRI, ultrasounds, etc.) and referrals to medical specialists for follow­up care via Aftercare
  • Communicating with patients, pharmacies, and physicians over the phone under provider guidance
  • Assisting the licensed practitioner, under the direct and personal supervision of the licensed practitioner, with CLIA waived tests for which training has been provided as well as EKGs, and acting as a second set of hands for limb stability for sling assistance
  • 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 Medical Assistants and Scribes

Qualifications

  • If Internal Candidate – must be in good performance and company policy standing
  • High School or GED required
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting program, with Certified (CM) Medical Assistant credential preferred and/or phlebotomy and EKG certifications
  • 4-­6 months experience as a Medical Assistant
  • Flexible with full­time work schedule including weekends
  • Able to conduct EKGs
  • Comfortable with phlebotomy, preferably over 100 blood draws
  • Experience performing rapid bedside tests preferred ex: UA, finger stick, rapid mono etc
  • Knowledge of third party payor requirements preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong aptitude for detail, and ability to work independently, required
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills required
  • Advanced computer skills
  • 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

 

The job may require from time to time to lift light to moderate amounts of weight (e.g., boxes of

medical/facility supplies)

 

CityMD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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