Medical Assistant

US-NY-Jamestown
15 S. Main Street
Job Type
Full-Time
14701
# of Openings Remaining
2
Travel
Up to 25%

Position Summary

As one of Upstate New York’s fastest growing urgent care providers, we’re looking for professionals that demonstrate a continual commitment to provide the highest quality, patient-centered care in a warm and friendly setting.  As a Five Star team member, you will find a medical community in which you are supported in your growth as a medical professional.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

 

We are seeking a friendly and motivated Medical Assistant who can treat patients quickly and kindly.  The role of the medical assistant at the site is to maintain the “bridge” between the front end and clinical side of operations. This person will be a part of a team that is dedicated to improving the delivery and quality of healthcare to our Urgent Care patients.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for taking patient history and obtain vital signs.
  • Perform basic testing or screenings such as:  vision, audio, urine drug screens, breath alcohol, EKGs, pulmonary function testing. 
  • Perform necessary phlebotomy for collection of laboratory samples.
  • Accurately complete corresponding paperwork/computer work for lab tests ordered on blood, urine, tissue and culture samples.
  • Able to perform subcutaneous, intradermal and intramuscular injections and accurately complete paperwork according to policy for that procedure.
  • Perform point of care testing such as: strep, mono, glucose, influenza, Urine pregnancy, Urinalysis, blood glucose levels.
  • Dispense and document medications and other treatment modalities.
  • Insure sterile technique, instrument cleaning and sterilization, proper use of the autoclave.
  • Schedule and coordinate necessary records for ancillary care for patients.
  • Assist providers with exams and testing (pelvic exams, eye irrigations and ear irrigations, I & D’s and splinting/ ortho-glass preparation
  • Maintain confidentiality with all patient information (HIPAA).
  • Ensures equipment is in working order.  Reports equipment malfunctions to Practice Manager.
  • Logs laboratory procedures completed.  Processes related paperwork using computer equipment as directed.
  • Maintains examination rooms. Stocks necessary medical supplies.
  • Performs duties to ensure good patient flow.
  • Registration duties: explain to patients insurances that are accepted and those that are out of network as well knowledgeable of all pricing. Properly collect and record payments, complete registration screen in a timely manner.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Minimum high school degree or equivalent.
  • Completion of Certified Medical Assistant program-new grads encouraged to apply
  • Ability to identify equipment problems and correcting or notifying team leader.
  • Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, patients, and families.
  • Able to withstand physical & mental demands: standing, walking, stooping, and bending.  Requires ability to move equipment and transfer patients. Occasional stress in working with tense patients.
  • Computer knowledge and skills, must be able to register patients on the computer in a timely manner. 
  • Up-to-date on injections, and provide documentation, as per OSHA guidelines.
  • Ability to complete and maintain CPR certification.

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