Performs patient care under the physician(s)/nurse(s) direct supervision. Duties include, but are not limited to; preparing
patient for physician, administering, obtaining and recording diagnostic laboratory test results. Assists in coordinating
organization of care to meet patient needs including, preparing, organizing and filing reports into the medical record.
reason for visit and related patient information for practitioner review.
circumference, audiometry, and vision testing. Documents findings in the medical record.
control. Completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to standard procedure.
Supervisor of when inaccurate controls are noted.
Performs electrocardiograms and phlebotomy in accordance with provider orders.
Adheres to infection control standards including, but not limited to, hand hygiene, use of PPE, isolation of patient with
known infectious disease, and equipment disinfection/sterilization.
pelvic exam, etc. following appropriate protocols such as infection control, universal protocol, and patient identification.
Secures supplies, ensures patient is properly undressed and draped, provides instruments to physicians, holds patient, as
required and assists patient after procedure/examination.
levels of supplies are maintained. Checks and completes required logs and equipment including refrigerator logs,
eyewash logs, sample medications, AED, suction and other required checks.
medical record for practitioner review (for practices using paper medical records).
financial records, photocopying, answering phones, and assuring efficient flow of patients through the suite, etc.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Successful completion of a six-month (6) to one (1) year course in Medical Assisting at an accredited school, required.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), preferred.
Prior experience and demonstrated competence as a medical assistant, preferred.
Basic mathematical aptitude, desirable.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Northern Westchester Hospital