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Technician Medical Surgical-Neuroscience 7th. Avenue

Job ID 00755084 Location Kings County Medical Group
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Location

New York, New York

Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Description:

Medical Assistant (Medical Surgical Technician)

Graduate of a certified Medical Assistant program-Required

  • Greets patients, visitors and employees in a courteous manner. Identifies self to the patient and explains the procedures to be performed, clearly and concisely.

  • Maintains ongoing awareness of patient needs when performing procedures which require physical contact, i.e., gentle positioning of patient, providing blanket for warmth, and modesty, and reassure patient during procedure.

  • Responds to inquiries politely and promptly.  Refers matters outside scope of own duties to appropriate others as necessary, keeping patients and other informed as needed.

  • Observes patients conditions, reports abnormal conditions to staff nurse and records appropriate documentation in patient’s records.  Measures and records patient height and weight, performs routine vision and hearing examinations, and takes pulse and blood pressure readings.  Draws blood from patients and/or performs finger sticks and obtains other specimens as requested by Physician or Registered Nurse.

  • Assists with diagnostic procedures using aseptic principles in creating and maintaining a sterile field during procedures. Uses technical skills regarding positioning, wound care, and dressings.

  • Maintains stock items for examination and blood drawing rooms, forms used by clinical staff, etc.  Notifies appropriate others to order depleted stock. Maintains a safe, sanitary and therapeutic environment for patient care; assists in the cleaning and maintenance of technical equipment used in patient care and utility room; reports equipment requiring repairs to appropriate others.

  • May answer telephones and issue appointments as needed.

  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Education 

High School Diploma or GED-Required

Graduate of a certified Medical Assistant program-Required

National Certification-Preferred

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
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