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SB Clinical Practice Management Plan Medical Assistant in East Setauket, New York

Medical Assistant- Stony Brook Children's Services, UFPC

Location: East Setauket

Schedule: Full-Time

Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am-8:00pm Varies, Saturdays 7:30am-4:00pm- 2X a Month

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

Job Duties & Essential Functions:

  • 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.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with patients, office staff and medical providers. The employee must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

This position is active and requires the employee to constantly move about in the office to assist patients, staff and medical providers. The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of CPMP.

In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

CPMP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of CPMP’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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ID: 2021-1038

Department: PEDIATRICS

External Company Name: SB Clinical Practice Management

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