Medical Assistant- FlexStaff
Company: Northwell Health
Posted on: September 16, 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 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.
The salary range for this position is $22-$25/hourApply Return to
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