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MEDICAL ASSISTANT I

  • Location: Brooklyn, Kings, New York
  • Salary: 20-21 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2022-06-20
  • Job Ref: 22-09878
Our client a busy Medical Group in Brooklyn is looking for a Medical Assistant to join their team.
They are Associate to a well known Hospital in Brooklyn, NY

Hours:
8:30 - 4:30 - Mon - Fri - flexible for weekends

Job Description:
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks: - Assures that the delivery of patient care is consistent with the philosophy of  Medical Group
  • - Performs EKGs as ordered by the physician -
  • Performs lab testing as ordered by the physician -
  • Performs PFT as ordered by the physician
  • - Performs audiometry as ordered by the physician -
  • Admits patient to the exam room and takes vital signs, medical history, medication history and allergy history. Height and weight as indicated -
  • Performs quality controls - Adheres to laboratory procedures as required by CLIA regulations -
  • Ensures that the patient referrals are completed and forwarded appropriately -
  • Documents appropriately any treatment - Documents any telephone contact with the patient -
  • Documents in the lab accession log and outside medical testing log as per established procedure -
  • Documents completed daily checks, i.e.: oxygen, emergency box, etc. as assigned -
  • Adheres to universal precautions and OSHA Regulations -
  • Maintains examination rooms and medical areas in a clean and orderly fashion -
  • Stocks examination room with supplies -
  • Checks supplies from vendors against packing slips as assigned -
  • Puts supplies away as assigned -
  • Maintains professionalism at all times -
  • Ensures that patients and visitors are greeted promptly and courteously -
  • Registers and transacts patients promptly and accurately using current computer system -
  • Updates pertinent patient information, including medical insurance coverage and eligibility
  • Ensures that all patients names appear on daily ledger sheets -
  • Schedules patient appointments -
  • Retrieves and files medical reports/lab results -
  • Maintains the patient waiting room and front desk area -
  • Processes HMO referrals as requested by Physician, Practice Management, and patients -Communicates to Physician all patient emergencies -
  • Answers telephones with name and location-
  • Takes messages to ensure follow-up on all calls -
  • Files and maintains file units -
  • Balances ledger sheets and accounts for all monies received -
  • Has accountability for all aspects of the cash box and the contents within. Notifies Office Administrator or Reimbursement/Front Office Coordinator when change is neededCommunication/Relationships -
  • Demonstrates a professional, courteous and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, staff, families and significant others. -
  • Displays courtesy, tact and patience with all members of the hospital staff and extended community
  • - Ensures that all patients and visitors receive personalized prompt attention and are treated with receptiveness, dignity and respect -
  • Provides instructions to the patient upon discharge as per instructed by the physicians and signs the superbill as per discharge procedure -
  • Notifies patients of test results via telephone following review and instruction by the physician. Documents sam

Education Requirement:
High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

.LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
.BLS certification.
Certification as a Medical Assistant from an approved school or two years of experience working as a medical assistant

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
able to adapt to a growing and changing environment EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED or DESIRED Certification as a Medical Assistant or two (2) years relevant work experience preferred. Excellent phone manners, flexibility, knowledge of computer data entry and excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to handle diversified responsibility in fast-paced environment.