Bilingual English/Chinese speaking Medical Assistant - Family Medicine


Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
137-43 45th Avenue
Flushing, NY 11355
United States

Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Full-Time Medical Assistant - Flushing - Family Medicine

Reports To: Head Nurse

137-43 45th Avenue
Flushing, New York, 11355
United States
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assists with the preparation of patients prior to them seeing the practitioner
  • Assists the practitioners with patient care; i.e. dressing changes, Pap Smear, etc.
  • Acts as a translator for patients as needed
  • Be skilled in taking vital signs, administering tuberculin tests, and performing procedures for specimen collection, routine eye screening, hearing tests, hematocrit, urinalysis, and urine culture
  • Performs EKG
  • Be familiar with different activities in the nursing area
  • Provides patient counseling regarding procedures (Ex. lab tests)
  • Maintains inventories and stocking of supplies in examination rooms, nursing and lab areas
  • Checks and files lab reports
  • Distributes lab reports to practitioners for review
  • Assists with the compilation of health statistics
  • Maintains logs of required data
  • Acts as the patient’s advocate and liaison for preservation of patient's rights
  • Participates in off-site screening projects
  • Participates in departmental QA and other patient related committees
  • Other related duties as assigned
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
• Two years experience working in the health care field
• Basic CPR (BCLS) Certification required
• Related health care education background preferred
• Bilingual in English/Chinese (Mandarin)