Medical Assistant


The Center for Rheumatology
6 Care Lane
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
United States

Job Start Date
10/31/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes Medicaid exclusion and CBC
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Part-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

The Center for Rheumatology seeks a Medical Assistant to work in its busy Saratoga Office, whose primary responsibility will be supporting the Providers and staff and maintaining an effective and efficient work environment that enables the Providers to focus on delivering top-notch patient care to individuals living with rheumatological disorders. The Medical Assistant is responsible for preparing patients for treatment and providing personal care services to patients in a private practice health care facility. The Medical Assistant performs duties utilizing specific knowledge of medical terminology, hospital/clinic and laboratory procedures.

Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Rooms patients and measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information in patients' electronic charts.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment.
  • Hands instruments and materials to doctor as directed. Assists providers with procedures and treatments.
  • Cleans rooms and maintains supplies, including stocking new supplies and disposing of expired or damaged supplies.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
  • Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities.
  • Participants in meetings and/or various trainings.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times, per HIPAA regulations.
  • Adheres to Universal Precautions for Bloodborne Pathogens (OSHA); Maintains OSHA compliance.
  • Prepares and updates electronic medical records for patient visits with necessary information as needed.

We welcome recent graduates!

 We offer a great work/life balance: Monday through Friday schedule -- no nights or weekends in our Saratoga Office; health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances; generous PTO and 8 paid holidays; excellent Employee Assistance Program; wellness programs; matching 401k*

*Some conditions apply for some benefits

The Center for Rheumatology LLP is an equal opportunity employer

Job Requirements

Required education and qualifications:
Successful completion of an accredited educational program in medical assisting and successfully passing CCMA exam.
Associate degree in medical assisting from an accredited educational program and successfully passing CCMA exam is preferred.
Equivalent experience in a clinical setting may substitute for education.
We welcome recent graduates!
We offer a great work/life balance: Monday through Friday schedule 8:30a -- 4:30p in our Saratoga Office; health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances; generous PTO and 8 paid holidays; excellent Employee Assistance Program; wellness programs; matching 401k*
*Some conditions apply for some benefits
The Center for Rheumatology LLP is an equal opportunity employer
Employer
The Center for Rheumatology
Susan Rice
4 Tower Place, 8th Floor
Albany NY 12203
United States