Bilingual English/Chinese speaking Medical Assistant - Pediatrics


Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
136-26 37th Avenue
Flushing, NY 11354
United States

Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

Full-Time Medical Assistant - Flushing - Pediatrics

Reports To: Head Nurse

136-26 37th Avenue
Flushing, New York, 11354
United States

Responsibilities:

  • Perform nursing tasks under the direction of the registered nurse or authorized health care providers
  • Perform patient interview, take and record medical history, vital signs and prepare patients for medical visit
  • Conduct health / risk screening using standardized tools
  • Collect laboratory specimens as ordered
  • Assist provider in procedures using sterile or aseptic techniques
  • Collaborate with the care team to promote patient self-management by providing patient education, appointment reminders and support
  • Collaborate with the care team to provide care coordination by conducting pre-visit planning and post-visit follow-up
  • Facilitate communication for patients and health care providers by providing translation or interpretation as needed
  • Participate in nursing Quality Improvement (QI) projects and other related clinical QI activities
  • Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport and participating in team problem-solving
  • Other unit specific duties as assigned
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
• High school graduate or equivalent
• Work experience in the health care field preferred
• Medical Assistant Certification preferred
• Basic CPR (BCLS) Certification required
• Bilingual in English/ Chinese preferred