Medical Assistant - North Suffolk Family Medical Care


Commack, NY 11725
United States

Manages Others
No
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

General Summary:

Responsible for performing a variety of duties that may be both clinical and administrative tasks. This includes assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental and organizational tasks. Expected to provide information to patients so that they benefit from the clinical services.

Essential Functions:

  • Check schedules, organize patient flow, room patients.
  • Collect patient history including medications and reason for visit, chart in EMR, relay information
  • Check vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, temperature), measure height and weight, take EKGs
  • Set up equipment, maintain cleanliness of exam rooms, order supplies, keep exam rooms stocked
  • Assist with minor procedures, handle specimens, do CLIA waived tests
  • Send and receive medical records, obtain Lab & Test Results
  • Ensure patient results are reviewed by physician in a timely manner, provide appropriate followup as directed
  • Follow HIPAA guidelines
  • Other duties as necessary

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Medical Assistant Diploma from accredited institution or community college
  • Appropriate Certifications in Medical Assisting, EKGs and Phlebotomy
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Computer skills including knowledge of EMRs

Experience:

  • Minimum one year of recent experience working in a medical facility or provider's office
  • And/or documented evidence of externship in a medical office
  • EKGs, vital signs, venipuncture experience

Physical Demands:

Medical Assistants may spend a great deal of their professional day walking, standing, moving and manipulating equipment, as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies. It is reasonable to anticipate lifting 20-25 pounds in any given day. Bending or twisting of the body may also be a frequent occurrence.