Minimum Qualifications: Completion of an approved Medical Assistant/Medical Office Assistant program or one year experience directly related to the medical field; current CPR certification; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required. Ambulatory and HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C patients experience preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Responsible for performing patient phlebotomy utilizing knowledge of appropriate handling of all specimens. Performs clinical, laboratory, and clerical support activities in ambulatory services. Assists physicians or other hospital/medical personnel in providing patient care, preparing patients for procedures and examinations, recording vital patient data, performing patient specimen collection, and processing. Performs clerical activities such as greeting and directing patients, accessioning tests, producing reports, answering telephones, gathering and entering data, registration, discharge and scheduling appointments.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.