Medical Assistant

Intellis Health LLC
227-19 Merrick Blvd.
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Accepts NHA Certifications
Security Clearance Required
From $16 To $20.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

Job Description
Responsible for assisting the physician with patient care including taking vital signs, obtaining history and chief complaint; assisting with biopsies and select surgery procedures. Other responsibilities include patient education on treatment plans and medication, nursing procedures, such as suture removal, dressing changes, allergen patch testing, and completion of pathology and lab requisition documents.
Education and Experience:**
  • High school diploma; college degree preferred.
  • Five years of experience in a medical office working as a medical assistant.
Essential Skills and Abilities:**
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good understanding of skin anatomy.
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Well-organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Empathetic with patient needs and concerns.
  • Ability to work well with physicians, anticipating their needs in regard to patient treatment.
  • Escorts patients to exam rooms in order of appointment times. Obtains short history and vital signs as required by patient’s chief complaint. Obtains or updates medication list if necessary. Sets up exam room according to scheduled procedure or anticipate physicians needs if non-scheduled procedure is likely.
  • Assists physician with biopsies and surgical procedures such as excisions, ED&C, cryo therapy, laser surgery, etc.
  • Educates patient as required after physician establishes the treatment plan. Ensures that the patient understands the treatment plan, understands the proper use of their medications, and understands their responsibility for compliance with the treatment plan prior to leaving the office.
  • Straightens and cleans exam rooms after patient visits.
  • Performs nursing procedures such as suture removal, dressing changes, allergen patch testing, and chemical wart therapy, without direct physician supervision.
  • Completely and correctly fills out all required pathology and laboratory requisition documents for patients as required by physician. Provides clinical staff with all completed documents for data entry into the biopsy book.
  • Stocks all exam rooms.
  • Performs all duties related to medical instrument cleaning and sterilization.
  • Notifies clinical staff of supplies needed to avoid shortages.
  • Performs other duties and tasks as needed.
Intellis Health LLC
Merrick Queens
100 Garden City Plz ste 415
Garden City NY 11530
United States