Apicha Community Health Center

Position Title: Medical Assistant
Position Location:
400 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013

County: New York (Manhattan)

Contact Name: Juliana Senior HR Generalist
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 6467445376

CHCANYS Member Info: Non Member

Position Description:

Position Title:   Medical Assistant

Reports to:  Senior Medical Assistant

FLSA:  Non-exempt

 

Job description: works as part of the Care Team; responsible to ensure highest quality of patient care.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients and brings them to the exam rooms and preps them for the medical provider
  • Assists in the clinical care of patients including:
  • During biopsies, paps, HRA
  • Phlebotomy, collection and processing of laboratory specimens
  • Vital sign collection, EKGs, Peak flow
  • Point of care testing: urine dipstick, fingerstick glucose, Rapid HIV
  • Gather medical information and reports to provider
  • Interfaces with laboratories when necessary for patient care
  • Ensures that lab results are available at the time of the visit
  • Operates and maintains autoclave
  • Reminds patients about appointments
  • Consults with medical providers at the beginning of each session/and or at a daily meeting to ensure optimum patient flow
  • Informs providers when there are medication renewals; executes provider’s orders; assists patients with referrals
  • Monitors the expiration of medical and laboratory supplies
  • Monitors the temperature of vaccine and specimen refrigerators and freezers and takes appropriate actions during abnormal occurrences- e.g. abnormal temperature or electrical failure. Maintains temperature logs.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary meetings to help determine policies affecting clinical care
  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities
  • Maintains clinical competence through participation in appropriate learning experiences
  • Assists practitioner in the monitoring and maintaining of standards of care
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Completion of accredited Medical Assistant Program and at least one (1) year full time work experience.
  • Possession of a current basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS CPR) certificate.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team.
  • Experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS preferred.
  • Ability to speak Spanish or Mandarin is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a multi-cultural setting required.
  • Knowledge of eClinicalWorks EMR is preferred.
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.


Special Instructions:

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to MMihai@apicha.org with subject line "Medical Assistant".

 



Compensation Range: 400 Broadway, 2nd Floor

Compensation Type: Hourly

Job Type: Medical Assistant


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