Clinical Medical Associate- Per diem-Staten Island Office Practice -Transplant Institute

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science.  Advancing medicine.  Healing made personal. 

Dept Name-   Transplant Institute                        REQ #  2513482

 Staten Island Office Practice 

Job Title: Per diem Clinical Medical Associate-

Collects specimens for selected tests that assist with diagnosis treatment: urine pregnancy tests, throat cultures, and hemocult.
Participates with follow-up of abnormal lab data as directed by the Registered Professional Nurse or physician.
Applies principles of aseptic technique and infection control, including the use of protective gear.
Assists with the procurement of equipment and supplies.
Orients patients to ambulatory clinic policies and procedures.

2. Communicates in a clear, concise manner
Handles all information in accordance with patient confidentiality regulations.
Is open and responsive to the diverse backgrounds and experience of other people and promotes an environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity.
Treats patients with empathy and impartiality.
Communicates in a courteous and positive manner.
Relates positively to patients, family and staff within the organization.
Gives verbal reports to designated RNs and/or MDs.
Reports all problems to Clinical Nurse Manager.

3. Maintains competence in various tasks, skills, concepts and functions.
Attends JCAHO and mandatory inservice and educational programs within the department and hospital.
Adheres to departmental policies, procedures and practices.
Participates actively in unit based interdisciplinary meetings.
Participates in projects and programs carried out within the department.
Adheres to The Mount Sinai Hospital dress code.
Assists with the preparation and maintenance of medical records.
Participates in the continuous quality improvement activities of the unit.
Assists in the operational functioning of the unit by insuring inventory needs of equipment and supplies.
Locates resources and information for patients and family.


Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent.  Certificate as Medical Office Assistant/Nursing Assistant preferred. Experience in a medical office or acute care setting is highly desired.

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. 

 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 


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