Medical Assistant - Pediatrics (Chinatown, Manhattan location)


Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
268 Canal Street
New York City, NY 10013
United States

Job Start Date
11/1/2022
Application Closing Date
11/30/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
 

Full-Time Medical Assistant - Pediatrics

Reports To: Head Nurse

 
125 Walker Street
New York, New York, 10013
United States

Responsibilities:

 

  • Direct patient care and support
    • Perform nursing tasks under the direction of the registered nurse or authorized health care providers
    • Interview patients and records medical history, take vital signs, and prepare patients for medical visits
    • Conduct health/risk screening using standardized tools
    • Collect laboratory specimens as ordered
    • Assist providers in procedures using sterile or aseptic techniques
    • Promote patient self-management by providing patient education, appointment reminders and support in collaboration with the care team
    • Facilitate communication for patients and health care providers by providing translation or interpretation as needed
    • Complete accurate EMR documentation of patient information and services provided
  • Effective teamwork, communication and collaboration as part of practice-wide care team
    • Demonstrate curiosity and understanding of patient registration, administrative workflows and prior authorization processes
    • Collaborate with the care team to conduct pre-visit planning and post-visit follow-up
    • Participate in Quality Improvement (QI) projects and other related activities
    • Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; and participating in team problem-solving
    • Adapt to changes in practice operations, workflows and patient needs as they emerge
    • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 2 years of work experience
  • Associate's Degree preferred
  • Work experience in the health care field preferred
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred
  • Basic CPR (BCLS) Certification required (Health Center will provide if needed)
  • Bilingual in English/Chinese preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Good problem solving skills and interested in learning all aspects of the practice

Benefits:

  • The Health Center provides generous employee benefits package so you can focus on doing great work. That includes:-
    • medical insurance
    • employer-paid dental and life insurance
    • retirement savings plan
    • flexible spending accounts for transit, parking, health, and dependent care
    • paid time off (28 days for the first year of employment), and
    • tuition reimbursement for eligible employees
Job Requirements
- High School Diploma and 2 years of work experience
- Associate's Degree preferred
- Work experience in the health care field preferred
- Medical Assistant Certification preferred
- Basic CPR (BCLS) Certification required (Health Center will provide if needed)
- Bilingual in English/Chinese preferred
- Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
- Good problem solving skills and interested in learning all aspects of the practice
Employer
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Human Resources

New York City NY
United States
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