Mount Sinai Careers

CLINICAL ASSISTANT - OTOLARYNGOLOGY

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System

 

Department of Otolaryngology - 2268354

 

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.

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 and administrative support to physicians/surgeons. He/she coordinates patient care by serving as a liaison between physicians, patients, families, internal/external healthcare providers, homecare providers and insurance companies. Mentors and trains less experience staff members.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Serves as a liaison between physicians, patients, families, healthcare providers, nursing homes, homecare providers, patient employers and insurance companies to ensure quality patient care for patients seen in the campus and offsite satellite offices.
  • Coordinates the daily activities of the physician team staff to ensure an effective and efficient daily operations flow.
  • 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 and 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.

 

 

What You'll Bring:

 

Education:

 

High School Diploma/GED 
 
 
Experience:
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant from an approved school or equivalent training and experience
  • 2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant; 5 years of experience preferred

 

 

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

 
 
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
 
 
Who We Are:
 
Over 38,000 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 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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