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Dept-4512 REQ #82568
Job Title: Offsite Oncology Infusion Medical Assistant
The Offsite Oncology/Infusion Medical Assistant provides clinical office support to physicians and the infusion suite, and performs patient care and administrative duties necessary to deliver quality patient care.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned and which may include: performing venipuncture and/or EKGs; checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room or treatment area; assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring, dressing, preparing for exam/procedure/treatment; collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing; etc. Assists physicians and nurses with various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and/or families; answers telephone calls and provides pertinent information.
- Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: answering phones, sending and receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc. Completes forms and requisitions as needed, managing charts to ensure information is complete and filed appropriately. These responsibilities may be carried out using the electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary.
- Inventories, orders and 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, 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 infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation and other hazardous substances.
- Assists in the maintenance of medical charts (filing, reports, test results, home care forms, etc.).
- May perform appointment scheduling and registration for patients as well as updating patient demographic and insurance information.
- May maintain, adjust and confirm patient office and/or treatment schedule.
- May check, verify and update insurance information utilizing internal or web resources.
- May perform and verify pre-certification for procedures as necessary.
- Participates in onboarding of new staff under the direction of management.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma/GED.
- Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program. Associate degree desirable.
- 2+ years working as Medical Assistant.
- Some relevant medical office/phlebotomy experience is desirable.
- Name: Basic Cardiac Life Support
- Issuing Agency: National Board for Certification
- Name: Certification as a Medical Assistant from an approved school
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.
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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.