Temporary Medical Assistant


New York City, NY 10016
United States

Application Closing Date
9/30/2020
Manages Others
No
Degree Required
Yes
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Temporary
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a temporary Medical Assistant (TP) with our NYU Langone In House Temp Program.

In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for assisting physicians and nurses in providing patient care.


Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Assist with maintaining patient flow to and from exam rooms and treatment areas. Assists in escorting patients and specimens throughout the facility.
  • Ensures chart is available, with relevant lab work and test reports if indicated, for the physician when the physician sees the patient.
  • Stocks exam room/treatment rooms with medical supplies, linen, and designated chart forms. Notify the Office Manager when supplies are low.
  • 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.
  • Assures completion of patient charges as per policy.
  • Assists patient with obtaining food, toileting, ambulating and maintaining comfort.
  • Assists physicians with procedures (e.g. GI procedures, all medical exams).
  • Cleans and sterilizes designated equipment after use.
  • Answers telephone in treatment area and assists staff in scheduling treatments.
  • Assists patients and communicate with Physicians to obtain prescription renewals as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or the equivalent. Completion of a Medical Assistant Program from an accredited institution OR upon hire hold a 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)).