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