Mount Sinai Careers

MEDICAL ASSISTANT I - MEDICINE-FPA PRACTICE II

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System
 
Medical Assistant I - 2253108
 

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care defines us as an organization. Contributing to our world-renowned reputation is the dedication of allied health professionals. Working collaboratively with nurses and physicians, our allied health providers are valued partners providing diagnostic and therapeutic extensions of care on a daily basis. Mount Sinai’s allied health team members work side-by-side with global leaders in health care to create a patient-focused network of services that support healing in our local communities and around the globe.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

 
What You’ll Do:  
 

Provides clinical office support to Physicians & Surgeons and performs patient care and administrative duties necessary to deliver quality patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring, dressing, collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc.
  • Assists physicians with various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and or families; answers calls and provides pertinent information
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending and receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.
  • Completing forms and requisitions as needed, managing charts to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately. These responsibilities may be carried out using the electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary
  • Enters orders into the electronic medical record (EMR) system or prepares prescription refill requests on behalf of the physician for the review and approval by the ordering physician
  • Inventories, orders or re-stocks medical supplies as applicable
  • Provides set-up of examination room and instruments in accordance with proper sterilization techniques established by hospital and infection control policies
  • Maintains logging system as required for refrigeration of medications, point of care testing, sterilization process, crash cart, point of care testing or others as needed
  • Checks expiration dates on all medications and medical supplies disposing appropriately as per institution policy
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complies with legal regulations
  • Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infections body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation and other hazardous substances
  • Assists in the maintenance of medical charts (filing, Op Reports, test results, home care forms)
  • May schedule surgeries/procedures or work in conjunction with Surgical Coordinator verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary
  • May be required to perform proficient phlebotomy duties
  • May perform appointment scheduling and registration for patients as well as updating patient demographic and insurance information
  • May maintain, adjust and confirm patient office schedule
  • May check and verify & update insurance information utilizing internal or web sources
  • May perform and verify pre-certification for procedures as necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned
 
What You’ll Bring:
 
Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant from an approved school or two years of experience working as a medical assistant
  • Medical Assistant Certification is preferred

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 
Who We Are:
 

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.


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