The Door - A Center for Alternatives

Position Title: Medical Assistant
Position Location:
555 Broome Street
New York, New York 10013
United States

County: New York (Manhattan)

Contact Name: Jessica Yeoun
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 2129419090

CHCANYS Member Info: Non-Member - Organizational

Position Description:

Position:              Medical Assistant

Supervisor:         Nurse Practitioner/Supervisor

Overview: Founded in 1972, The Door empowers educationally and economically disadvantaged youth to reach their potential by providing a complete range of services all under one roof.  Each year over 11,000 young people from all five New York City boroughs come to The Door for primary health care, reproductive care and health education, mental health counseling, legal services, supportive housing, HSE, ESL, tutoring and homework help, college preparation and computer classes, career & education services, job placement, daily meals, cultural arts and services. 


  • Assist in the orientation of the client to the health center
  • Assist in providing comfort for clients in examination room
  • Responsible for maintaining an orderly, well-stocked examination room and conducting periodic inventory; order  necessary supplies as delegated by Supervisor
  • Screen charts for needed routine lab tests and complete appropriate forms to facilitate this process as much as possible for the practitioner
  • Measure height, weight, blood pressure, temperature and pulse for clients as needed
  • Function as a team member by working directly with nurse practitioner, medical doctors, health educators, and other members of the health team to coordinate the smooth flow of the clinic
  • Responsible  for the care, cleanliness and sterilization of equipment
  • Assist in emergency measures by knowing location of emergency equipment or acting as messenger as needed
  • Provide clerical support as assigned by immediate supervisor or the Director of Health Services; make charts, file, follow-up calls, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Phlebotomy skills (certification or equivalent by a national phlebotomy association preferred)
  • Proven ability providing patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Genuine interest in health care and health education
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual ability preferred, but not required

Salary:                  $16.27 per hour

Hours:                  35 hours per week

Contact:  Use the link to apply for the position.

Special Instructions:

Provide cover letter and resume to the following link ONLY:

Compensation Range: 16.27

Compensation Type: Hourly

Travel Desired: No Travel

Job Type: Medical Assistant

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