Medical Assistant

in Healthcare Contract

Job Detail

  • Experience Level Mid Level
  • Degree Type High School Diploma / GED
  • Employment Temporary
  • Working Type On Site
  • Salary Type Hourly
  • Industry Healthcare
  • Selling Points

    Large clinic system has opening in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Great temp-to-perm opportunity

Job Description

Responsibilities/Job Duties: 

  • Exceptional Patient Care: Prepares exam and treatment rooms. Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Ensures patient is given appropriate clothing in preparation for the expected physical exam or minor surgeries 
  • Excellent Communicator: obtains pertinent history, enters into the medical record including chief complaint, medical and surgical history, allergies, medications, and appropriate review of systems, and takes/documents patient vital signs. In treatment rooms, serves as a scribe between patient and physician, documenting all relevant information. 
  • Technical Familiarity: Processes and files all lab/diagnostic test results, correspondence, and clinical notes in patients’ charts after they have been reviewed by the physician. Assures accurate and complete documentation on patient records and notifies providers and other departments of diagnostic testing results. 
  • Active Teamwork: Coordinates patient flow in the office. Collaborates with the receptionist to make certain that patients are seen in a timely and efficient manner. Assists front office personnel by answering the telephone, scheduling patient appointments, and other tasks as needed 

Qualifications: 

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • A minimum of six (6) months of related work experience is required. 
  • Excellent communication and people skills. Customer/patient service orientated. 
  • Work requires the ability to gather and interpret data in situations where the information or problems are not overly difficult or complex. Work requires the ability to multi-task. 
  • Work requires the ability to exchange information on factual matters; schedule appointments, assess and record vital signs in the patient charts, explain policies and procedures, and relay patients’ needs to appropriate personnel. This type of interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients and their families and /or health care system colleagues 
  • Knowledge of medical assisting normally associated with obtaining an Associate’s Degree in Medical Assistance is preferred. 
  • National Certification as a Medical Assistant preferred. 

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