Senior Medical Assistant

Northwell Health New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Job Description

Administers para-professional nursing care. Duties include, but are not limited to; preparing patient for physician, administering and recording laboratory tests. Guides designated practice Assistants and Associates; assists in coordinating organization of patient needs including, preparing and organizing patient clinic charts.

Job Responsibility

  • Collaborates with members of the health care team in coordinating and implementing plans for patient care; records patient history for medical staff review.

  • Performs measurement and screening procedures according to protocol, which may include, but is not limited to height, weight, head circumference, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, audiometry and vision testing; records and plots findings on patient chart.

  • Collects blood specimens and assists physician or nurse in collection of blood specimens as required; completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to standard procedure.

  • Collects specimens and completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to standard procedure.

  • May perform electrocardiograms in accordance with physician orders; assists physicians and nurses with special procedures and examinations by securing supplies, ensuring patient is properly undressed and draped, providing instruments to physicians, holding patient as required and assisting patient after examination.

  • Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks assigned rooms and cupboards and ensures that par levels of supplies are maintained on a daily basis.

  • Insures all data collected for procedures performed is recorded clearly and accurately on appropriate forms and in medical records.

  • Performs variety of other administrative support functions including, but not limited to maintaining medical records, processing insurance forms, and preparing financial records.

  • Maintains par levels of office, patient, and medical supplies.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • 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.

  • Current Medical Assistant Certification preferred, plus specialized certifications as needed.

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, required.

  • Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

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