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Seafield Center, Inc. Medical Assistant - Full Time (Weekdays, 3pm-11pm) in Westhampton Beach, New York

Title:Medical Assistant - Full Time (Weekdays, 3pm-11pm)

ID:5715-1144Q

Department:Nursing

Location:Westhampton Beach

Description

Full Time w/ BenefitsWeekdays (M-F) - 3pm-11pm

MAIN FUNCTION:

  • To provide day-to-day clerical support and fundamental nursing tasks.

  • User role(s) information systems access as assigned, where applicable.

  • This position is classified as Non-Essential for emergency closure purposes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather client information for utilization review and deliver to the UR Department.

  • Obtain vital signs as needed.

  • Will work under the direct supervision of a Licensed Registered Nurse.

  • Responsible for the answering and screening of telephone calls.

  • Maintain client’s room board.

  • Obtain insurance information for new admissions and fax to the Intake Department and to the Pharmacy.

  • Perform electrocardiograms on all clients, use of intoximeter, taking client’s blood pressure, pulse and temperature.

  • Enter data, import pictures and run reports in the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.

  • Assist in obtaining urine samples on clients and stat results.

  • Admission process of clients which will include: Admitting pictures, vital signs, blood pressure, breathalyzer, temperatures as needed.

  • Communicate with other staff members pertaining to client issues.

  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for clients and staff.

  • All other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficient in performing electrocardiograms, use of intoximeter, taking client’s vital signs.

  • Knowledge and ability to follow all new client admission procedures:

  • Knowledge of and instruction to new clients on basic policies and rules.

  • Knowledge of and instruction to new clients on proper handwashing technique.

  • Proficient in computer usage including EMR system, Microsoft Outlook and other information systems.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate

  • CPR certified

  • Knowledge of 12 step program

  • Clean drivers license

  • This employee must have proficient phone skills; be professional in behavior; and appearance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those functions that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach.

  • The position may on occasion require the employee to stoop kneel or crouch.

  • Assist in ambulation and transfer of patients as necessary.

  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned and makes general observations.

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