FGP Medical Assistant (37.5) - 6th Avenue (Surgery), Brooklyn, NY
NYU Langone Health
March 12, 2018
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Medical Assistant (37.5).
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting physicians and nurses in providing patient care
Assists patients and communicate with Physicians to obtain prescription renewals as needed.
Answers telephone in treatment area and assists staff in scheduling treatments.
Cleans and sterilizes designated equipment after use.
Assists physicians with procedures (e.g. GI procedures, all medical exams).
Assists patient with obtaining food, toileting, ambulating and maintaining comfort.
Assures completion of patient charges as per policy.
Ensures exam rooms and treatment areas are cleaned after each patient leaves and prepared for the next patient. Assists with light housekeeping duties which include spills.
Stocks exam room/treatment rooms with medical supplies, linen, and designated chart forms. Notify the Office Manager when supplies are low.
Ensures chart is available, with relevant lab work and test reports if indicated, for the physician when the physician sees the patient.
Assist with maintaining patient flow to and from exam rooms and treatment areas. Assists in escorting patients and specimens throughout the facility.
Obtains vital signs, weights, and EKGs when needed, and all other tests within the scope of the practice. Assist with blood collection/phlebotomy as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
To qualify you must have a 1. High School Diploma or the equivalent 2. Completion of a Medical Assistant Program from an accredited institution OR Current Medical Assistant Certification from a nationally recognized accredited institution (such as American Association of Medical Assistant (AAMA); American Medical Technologies (AMT); National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT); National Healthcare Association (NHA).
MA experience preferred. EKG and/or Spirometry experience preferred. Second language mastery
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.