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Medical Assistant

Job ID 00760620 Location NYP/Queens Medical Group
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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens.

Certified Medical Assistant

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Groups (NYPMG) are part of the physician enterprise of NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic health care delivery systems affiliated with two world-renowned medical schools.  Through primary care and multispecialty medical practices, the physicians and other health care professionals of NYPMG, in collaboration with ColumbiaDoctors and Weill Cornell Physicians, provide families with high quality, patient-centered care close to home in the New York metropolitan area.

Performs a variety of clinical and clerical functions, in accordance with established policies and procedures, to assist the practitioners and management in daily office operations.  This is a technical position with no supervisory responsibility.

Monday-Friday Days, Fresh Meadows Queens

Essential Job Duties 

  • Assists the provider in the exam or treatment room, when needed.
  • Calculates hematocritis.
  • Collects urine samples.
  • Draws blood samples.
  • Maintains and re-orders medical supplies.
  • Takes and records height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, and pulse of patients.
  • Provides basic life support when needed.
  • Records EKG’s.
  • Performs glucose monitoring.
  • Conducts vision and hearing tests.
  • Reviews laboratory results.
  • Assists physicians with various procedures.
  • Is competent to care for patients based upon the age groups treated.
  • Receives and greets patients, and issues unit medical record numbers when necessary.
  • Schedules patient appointments for diagnostic tests, maintains log of appointments, and prepares test requisitions.
  • Orders and restocks medical supplies.
  • Files laboratory and other results in medical records.
  • Translates for patients when possible.
  • Performs other clinical and clerical support activities as required
  • Obtains and records demographic and third party billing information on the appropriate forms and/or computer terminals.
  • Types records, reports, and correspondence.  Maintains office records.
  • Manages medical records (pulls medical records for abnormal lab results and other clinical reasons, files laboratory and other results in medical records, files and purges medical records, and does end of session chart reviews).
  • Processes bills for services rendered.
  • Pulls lab results from computer as needed for patient care.
  • Translates for patients when needed.

Performs other job related duties as assigned. 

Preferred Criteria

  • Experience as a Medical Assistant with a Pulmonary Practice

Required Criteria

  • High School Diploma or equivalent  GED
  • Graduate of a State and/or Nationally accredited Medical Associate Program 
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant  

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