BROOKLYN PLAZA MEDICAL CENTER, INC., a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, has an immediate opening for two (2) Full-time Medical Assistants.
Manages the care of patients in collaboration with the practice team to emphasize a team- based approach to care for patients.
Interviews patient and records significant patient care and family history data about existing and long term health conditions and problems.
Takes vital signs, height, weight, pulse and respiratory rate, blood pressure, temperature, etc.
Performs EKG, vision and hearing screening.
Records in the patient’s medical record and reports to the appropriate clinical professional provider any information pertinent to the care of the patient/customer/client.
Participate in referral and follow-up procedures appropriate to the health care of the patient.
Reviews patient’s medical record prior to and following the medical examination in order that the medical/nursing regimen can be implemented.
Perform duties as delegated by the Nurse Manager or other authorized professional to meet the day-to-day requirements of the patient and of the Center.
Participates in Quality Improvement Activities.
Maintain lab space and facility in clean and safe working order consistent with all Health Department and Center for Disease Control regulations, if and when appropriate.
Inform patients of procedure for drawing blood and explain the type of test being performed.
Draw blood or collect urine specimen (as appropriate).
Process specimens in computer.
Process normal and abnormal pap smears.
Ensure that specimens are picked up the contract laboratory.
Perform on-site tests as applicable and appropriately directed.
Perform all blood collection, blood preparations, urine specimen packaging and referrals to reference lab consistent with the Center’s approved Limited Laboratory Policy and Procedures.
Perform other limited functions as ordered by the provider and consistent with licensed supervision.
Record and maintain appropriate files and journals as required by the New York City Department of Health and to assure accurate assessment and review of services performed.
Assure the accurate accounting of lab services performed as required by Financial Services and to assist in making all corrections and update to the patient care profile maintained in the respective computer files of the Center and the reference lab.
A High school Diploma or equivalent.
Graduation from a certified and accredited Medical Assistant training program.
Certification from a certified and accredited Phlebotomist Tech. training program.
Certification in life support systems must be current or obtained within 90 days of employment.
A verified record of at least one-year performing phlebotomy and related functions in a medical office, health care facility or other legal provider of medical and health care services.
Bilingual/multilingual capability is preferred.
A neat, clean and orderly appearance and a pleasing and flexible personality are of utmost importance.
Interested applicants may submit their resume to:
Troy Owens, MA Director of Human Resources E-Mail – Towens@Brooklynplaza.org
Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer