Medical Assistant Suffolk - TEMP
Company: Northwell Health
Posted on: September 15, 2023
RESPONSIBILITIES Prepares treatment rooms for patient
examinations, ensuring cleanliness and availability of appropriate
equipment and supplies. Interviews patient to obtain medical
information and perform measurement and screening procedures .
Prepares patient for examination and treatment. Obtains patient's
height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, head
circumference, and other required vital statistics . Records
findings in patient medical record and informs clinician of
findings. Obtains specimens from patient, as directed by clinician.
Collects blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens. Completes
requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to established
procedures. Performs electrocardiograms (EKGs), as required.
Assists clinician during examination, procedures and treatment, as
required. Secures required supplies, tools and equipment for
specific procedures. Ensures patient is appropriately draped and
positioned. Provides requested instruments to clinician during
procedure. Assists in positioning and holding patient, as required.
Assists patient after examination, procedure or treatment.
Prepares, sterilizes and calibrates equipment. Informs Supervisor
of malfunctioning equipment. Strictly adheres to infection control
standards in the performance of duties. Performs related clerical
duties supporting operational needs. Participates in patient
registration, as required. Processes insurance forms,
certifications, physician orders, prescriptions, etc. Ensures
required patient information and documentation is available in
medical records. Schedules and confirms patient appointments.
Places, receives and directs phone calls. Files, copies, and
distributes documentation, as required. Performs related duties as
required. *ADA Essential Functions REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND
QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Successful completion of a six-month (6) to one (1) year course in
Medical Assisting program, required. Certified Medical Assistant
(CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA),
preferred. Prior experience and demonstrated competence as a
medical assistant, preferred. Ability to communicate effectively.
*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).The
salary range for this position is $22-$25/hourApply Return to
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