Medical Assistant - Urgent Care Center - Per Diem

Summit Health, Inc. Berkeley Heights , NJ 07922

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

We are hiring for a Per Diem Medical Assistant to join our Urgent Care departments! Our Per Diem staff work in all 5 of our locations including Berkeley Heights, Westfield, Livingston, Florham Park and Clifton.

The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for assisting physician, PA or NP with clerical duties, patient flow, patient care and procedures.

Essential Job functions:

  • Prepares the examination room. Escorts patient into the room. Cleans examination room when exam is complete.

  • Maintains efficient patient flow.

  • Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.

  • Communicates & provides care consistent with age, cultural, spiritual and developmental needs of the patient.

  • Answers the telephone in an appropriate manner. Directs calls and/or takes accurate messages.

  • Schedules appointments accurately and appropriately according to departmental guidelines.

  • Consistently and accurately stocks examination rooms with all necessary supplies.

  • Assists in ordering and maintaining of all supplies as assigned.

  • Reconciles encounters daily and accurately, according to policy guidelines.

  • Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Supervisor and/or Manager appropriately and promptly.

  • Understands and performs within scope of practice.

  • Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR.

  • Reviews and updates medication list and accurately documents known allergies in the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Demonstrates an understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures.

  • Accurately documents allergies in EHR.

  • Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR.

  • Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR.

  • Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR.

  • Appropriately adheres to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste.

  • Maintains proficiency with department specific equipment, troubleshoots and reports malfunctions promptly

  • Facilitates transition of care to UCC/Hospital

  • Demonstrates flexibility with various work schedules.

  • All other duties as assigned

  • Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.

  • Provide scribing services.

General Job functions:

  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

  • High School Graduate/GED / Equivalent Work or Vocational / Technical School / Diploma, required. Associate Degree's preferred.

  • 0-1 year related work experience, required. 2-4 years related work experience, preferred.

  • Medical Assistant certification, required

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or within 30 days of hire, required

  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, required

  • Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks in a timely manner, required

  • Basic proficiency in computer use, required

  • Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed, required


  • Travel to satellite locations as needed

Total Rewards at Summit Health CityMD

Our team members are essential to our mission to reshape healthcare through the power of connection. Summit Health highly values the critical role that health and wellness play in the lives of our team members and their families. We strive to provide a valuable suite of benefits, wellness programs, compensation, time off, and resources to support the wellbeing and personal needs of team members and their families at various stages of life and in their professional career. Collectively, we call these "Total Rewards".

Here at Summit Health, our total rewards include, but are not limited to:

  • We've Got You Covered
  • Health coverage is vital, and it begins as soon as the 1st of the month after you start employment.
  • Build a Healthy Foundation
  • Various medical plan options, HDHP with HSA option and employer contribution, and waived copays at CityMD Urgent Cares.
  • Enhance Your Health Coverage
  • Dental and vision insurance, plus healthcare and dependent care spending accounts.
  • Safeguard Your Household
  • Company paid EAP and life insurance, plus optional supplemental life, pet, and legal plan insurance.
  • Protect Against the Unexpected
  • Voluntary benefits including hospital indemnity, accident, critical illness, and disability insurance.
  • Retirement Investing
  • 401(k) plan with company match every pay period to help you build towards your retirement.
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Paid time off including PTO, holidays, and more so employees can take a break or care for themselves and their family.
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Paid time off for the birth of a child to assist with important time away while welcoming the newest addition to your family.
  • Reach Professional Goals
  • Tuition reimbursement, annual compensation and bonus program, and internal growth opportunities.
  • Financial Wellness
  • Educational webinars, resources, and tools to help foster financial literacy.

Benefits apply to benefits eligible team members. The BMC benefits package varies from the above - please inquire with your recruiter.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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