Seafield Center, Inc. Medical Assistant - Full Time (Weekdays, 3pm-11pm) in Westhampton Beach, New York
Title:Medical Assistant - Full Time (Weekdays, 3pm-11pm)
Full Time w/ BenefitsWeekdays (M-F) - 3pm-11pm
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.
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
Knowledge of 12 step program
Clean drivers license
This employee must have proficient phone skills; be professional in behavior; and appearance.
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.