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SB Clinical Practice Management Plan Medical Assistant in Commack, New York

Medical Assistant - Stony Brook Internists, UFPC

Location: Commack, NY

Schedule: Part-time

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.

ID: 2021-1245


External Company Name: SB Clinical Practice Management