SB Clinical Practice Management Plan Medical Assistant in Commack, New York
Medical Assistant - Stony Brook Internists, UFPC
Location: Commack, NY
Hours: Monday through Saturday - 8:00 am to 8:pm (Varies)
SUMMARY: This position requires the medical assistant to provide support to physicians and other clinical staff. The Medical Assistant performs routine clinical and clerical work
Place patients in the examination rooms and document using the electronic medical record, medications, vitals and main reason for the visit.
Perform screening and measuring procedures, which include but is not limited to, height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature.
Assist with setting up and preparing the patient and equipment for exams and special procedures as needed.
Collect blood or other laboratory specimens as requested by physician.
Perform routine laboratory tests.
Enter proposed orders into Electrical Medical Record for licensed independent provider review and approval.
Obtain previous test results from outside labs, radiology, physicians’ offices, etc.
Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians’ instructions to the patient in a clear and effective manner.
Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies according to regulations.
Maintain an adequate supply of medical inventory in each exam room.
Ensure the cleanliness of each exam room.
Prepare rooms after each patient and for specific procedures as needed.
Order supplies as needed.
Ensure HIPAA and OSHA guidelines are followed at all times.
Perform administrative duties when needed; answering phones, scheduling appointments, etc.
Create and update telephone encounters when reporting and responding to patients’ medical concerns and requests; forward to appropriate staff and medical providers.
Adheres to protocol for patient flow (1. Reception, 2. Registration, 3. Triage, 4. Labs, 5. Escort to Provider).
Adheres to Visit Completion Protocol (1. Receive encounter and referral forms, 2. Schedule next appointments, 3. Schedule outside referrals at appointed time, 4. Update visit log).
Perform all other related duties as assigned by management.
High school diploma/GED.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.
Must have knowledge of medical terminology.
Must have exceptional customer service and telephone etiquette.
Must have ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow.
Must have computer and/or EMR experience.
Department: INTERNAL MEDICINE
External Company Name: SB Clinical Practice Management