Minimum Qualifications: Must follow the NYS Civil Service process for this title or be eligible for transfer or reinstatement via the NYS Civil Service System. For information regarding this title please contact Upstate HR Office at (315) 464-4830.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: This is a part-time (50%) position. Schedule based on 20 hours per week. The shift is Days with some evening responsibilities. Performs clinical, laboratory, and clerical support activities in in-patient areas of the hospital. Assists physicians or other hospital/medical personnel in providing patient care, preparing patients for procedures and examinations, recording vital patient data, performing standardized routine tests such as phlebotomy, patient specimen collection, and processing, and functioning as a patient safety companion or suicide watcher as assigned. Performs clerical activities such as greeting and directing patients, accessioning tests, producing reports, answering telephones, gathering and entering data, and scheduling appointments. The Medical Office Assistant exemplifies the Upstate mission, vision, and values; and acts in accordance with Upstate policies and procedures. Experience working within a hospital environment and pediatric experience preferred.
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.