• Per Diem Medical Assistant

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 6 months ago(8/14/2019 11:13 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1913
    Division
    Academic Health Care Center
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Temporary Staff
    Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    Category
    Healthcare Support
  • Overview

    New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and medicine. A non-profit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 9,000 students worldwide.

     

    Since 1955, NYIT has pursued its mission to: provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world.

     

    For more information, visit nyit.edu.

    Responsibilities

    NYIT’s College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks a per diem Medical Assistant to provide coverage for two health centers, one in Old Westbury (Academic Health Care Center) and one in Central Islip, NY (Family Health Care Center).  The Medical Assistant will work in a multi-specialty physician’s office.

     

     

    • Verify patient information by interviewing patients, recording medical history and confirming purpose of visit.
    • Prepare patients for examinations by administering preliminary physical tests, taking vital signs and reporting patient history summary.
    • Performs phlebotomy procedures, toxicology exams and EKG's. 
    • Review and processes lab requisitions and results within the electronic medical record.
    • Ensure reports and all test results have been received prior to patient’s arrival. (i.e. outside labs, diagnostic tests; consult reports, etc.).
    • Ensures abnormal test results, including critical and high priority, are assigned to ordering/covering provider as per policies.
    • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies and performing preventive maintenance.
    • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidentiality by completing and safeguarding medical records.
    • Maintains safe, secure and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with OSHA regulations.
    • Keeps supplies ready by maintaining inventory of stock, placing orders and verifying receipt.
    • Works collaboratively with practice physicians to ensure efficient medical record documentation through use of EMR.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • HS diploma or equivalent required.
    • Medical Assistant Certificate required.
    • Two years of Medical Office experience needed and knowledge of blood test procedures; triage procedures, lab reports, and medical terminology.
    • Minimum 1-year Phlebotomy experience.
    • Knowledge of electronic medical records.
    • CPR Certification.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred

     

     

     

     

     

     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration

     

     

     

    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

     

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