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Medical Assistant II

Company: Ellis Medicine
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Maintains a well-organized and adequately stocked patient care unit. Assist the nursing staff to meet patient needs by providing a high level of clerical and technical support. Develops intra-interdepartmental relationships which supports nursing maintenance of the patient care environment. Performs specimen collection including Venipuncture and performs basic level lab testing, obtain patient V.S. and prepares patient to see provider.
Responsible for providing clerical and technical support to the Healthcare Center Office. Clerical functions to include but not limited to: reception, registration, scheduling, billing, processing and distribution of mail, and the forwarding of information and reports. Assist in maintaining medical records in a confidential manner. This position must provide customer friendly, courteous reception to clients and customers at all times. Must be able to work well in a team environment and posses excellent customer service skills with the ability to multitask.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience: Prior experience working in a hospital environment or physician practice preferred.
Certifications: Must be a graduate from a Medical Assistant program AND possess a current MA certification or registry.

  • The Medical Assistant will coordinate and maintain an orderly distribution of supplies and equipment.

  • The Medical Assistant will work with other members of the intra/interdepartmental team to provide a smooth patient care environment.

  • The Medical Assistant will maintain a clean, safe environment for the patient.

  • The Medical Assistant will provide safe, efficient, and organized care.

  • Will collect and identify laboratory specimens.

  • Will perform basic level lab testing and document proper quality control procedures and assist in proficiency testing.

  • Will perform technical skills for patient care. Skills may include blood glucose monitoring; use of audio scope; Snellen eye testing; obtaining culture; electrocardiogram; CPR and assisting with primary care procedures.

  • The Medical Assistant conducts office protocols and procedures as described by the Office Manger.

  • The Medical Assistant participates in coordination of clerical duties and the objectives of the HealthCare Center.

  • Will demonstrate self development and participate in provision of safety practices for themselves and other members of the health care team.

  • Adheres to the policies and procedures as out lined in the Exposure Control manual regarding standard precautions; bloodborne pathogen; disposal of needles; syringes and sharps; cleanup procedures for blood and body fluids spills; storage, handling and disposal of medical waste.

  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures related to mandatory education and annual health assessment.

  • Performance of electronic medical record (EMR) duties.

  • Performance of care team duties.

Keywords: Ellis Medicine, Schenectady , Medical Assistant II, Healthcare , Schenectady, New York

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