Job Openings

Medical Assistant

Job ID: BH410834

Category: Medical Assistant

Specialty: Administrative

Medical Assistant 
5 Month Contract
Broadway & 58th, NY 10019

Hours: 40 hours Monday-Friday, rotating weekends/holidays.

Industry: Higher Education

Dress: Business casual

MUST HAVES:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately in a pleasant, courteous manner with patients, visitors, and co-workers.
  • Ability to organize work and accommodate a changing and unpredictable environment.
  • Must be able to deal with a flexible/often complex coordination of schedule to satisfy diversity among patients and co-workers.
  • No EMR order entries are required.

Position Summary: This position’s primary function is to perform a variety of clinical and clerical functions to assist the clinical staff in providing patient care. This includes communicating care rendered, providing assistance to physician and clinical staff, maintaining stock, and maintaining the environment in a clean and orderly manner. This position provides weekend and holiday coverage as needed.

The Medical Assistant will do the following:

  • Chaperone and assist the provider in the exam room.
  • Perform phlebotomy and prepare blood work in a timely manner.
  • Document and file all lab results in patient charts.
  • Ensure that the patient chart is up-to-date including Checklist and Consent Forms.
  • Relay information to patients per physician instructions.
  • Order medical supplies and ensure that patient care areas are stocked.
  • Maintain and clean all exam rooms between patients and at the end of the shift.
  • Ensure all equipment/utensils/instruments are cleaned and sterilized after use on a daily basis.
  • Lift buckets of speculums and carry them to the cleaning room, up to 20 pounds.
  • Lift boxes of supplies and transport them to the appropriate storage space, up to 30 pounds.
  • Set up and break down procedure rooms.
  • Assist physicians with fertility-related procedures such as oocyte retrievals.
  • Assist the Nurse Manager with administrative duties.
  • Conform to applicable HIPAA, billing compliance, Quality Assurance, and safety guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager.

Employees will ensure patient-centered care by demonstrating behaviors that reflect a Culture of Service and will strive to meet the expectations of the “Seven Competencies”. The seven competencies for a “Wow” experience are as follows:

  1. Effective Communication
  2. Job Knowledge
  3. Patient-Centered Care
  4. Empathy
  5. Collaboration and Teamwork
  6. Pride and Excellence
  7. Integrity and Credibility

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: New York, New York