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Medical Office Assistant (Westchester) - FlexStaff

Company: FlexStaff Careers
Location: Mount Kisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Performs direct patient care under the supervision of a physician or appropriate clinician. Performs related clerical duties supporting operational needs.

  • Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations, ensuring cleanliness and availability of appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Interviews patient to obtain medical information and perform measurement and screening procedures.
  • Prepares patient for examination and treatment.
  • Obtains patient's height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, head circumference, and other required vital statistics.
  • Records findings in patient medical record and informs clinician of findings.
  • Obtains specimens from patient, as directed by clinician.
  • Collects blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens. Completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to established procedures.
  • Performs electrocardiograms (EKGs), as required.
  • Assists clinician during examination, procedures and treatment, as required.
  • Secures required supplies, tools and equipment for specific procedures.
  • Ensures patient is appropriately draped and positioned.
  • Provides requested instruments to clinician during procedure. Assists in positioning and holding patient, as required.
  • Assists patient after examination, procedure or treatment.
  • Prepares, sterilizes and calibrates equipment. Informs Supervisor of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Strictly adheres to infection control standards in the performance of duties.
  • Performs related clerical duties supporting operational needs.
  • Participates in patient registration, as required. Processes insurance forms, certifications, physician orders, prescriptions, etc.
  • Ensures required patient information and documentation is available in medical records.
  • Schedules and confirms patient appointments.
  • Places, receives and directs phone calls.
  • Files, copies, and distributes documentation, as required.
  • Performs related duties as required Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
    • Successful completion of a six-month (6) to one (1) year course in Medical Assisting program, required.
    • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), preferred.
    • Prior experience and demonstrated competence as a medical assistant, preferred.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
      *Additional Salary Detail
      The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: FlexStaff Careers, Stamford , Medical Office Assistant (Westchester) - FlexStaff, Healthcare , Mount Kisco, Connecticut

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