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Northwell Health Medical Office Assistant - FlexStaff in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 003BVJ

Job Description

Performs

direct patient care under the supervision of a physician or appropriate

clinician. Performs related clerical

duties supporting operational needs.

  1. Prepares

treatment rooms for patient examinations, ensuring cleanliness and availability

of appropriate equipment and supplies.

  1. 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.

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Records findings

in patient medical record and informs clinician of

findings.

3.

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.
  1. 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.
  1. Prepares,

sterilizes and calibrates equipment.

Informs Supervisor of malfunctioning equipment.

  1. Strictly

adheres to infection control standards in the performance of duties.

  1. 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.

8.

Performs

related duties as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

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School Diploma or equivalent, required.

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completion of a six-month (6) to one (1) year course in Medical Assisting program,

required.

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Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants

(AAMA), preferred.

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experience and demonstrated competence as a medical assistant, preferred.

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tab-stops:list .25in"* Data

entry skills (80 kpm), required.

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tab-stops:list .25in"* Ability to communicate effectively.

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