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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Medical Assistant-Transcriptionist (37.5). The incumbent will work rotating shifts falling during the hours of 7:30am to 7:30pm, Monday to Friday, for a total work week of 37.5 hours.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for completing clinical and administrative duties that assist in the delivery of effective patient care within assigned practice. Under the general direction of the physician (for documenting) and Office Manager, the Medical Assistant is responsible for a variety of patient care duties and other related duties in the clinic setting that include patient flow, physician assisting, documenting/recording, telephone calls, and other clerical duties.
Obtains vital signs, weights, and EKGs when needed, and all other tests within the scope of the practice. Assist with blood collection/phlebotomy as needed.
Assist with maintaining patient flow to and from exam rooms and treatment areas. Assists in escorting patients and specimens throughout the facility.
Ensures chart is available, with relevant lab work and test reports if indicated, for the physician when the physician sees the patient.
Stocks exam room/treatment rooms with medical supplies, linen, and designated chart forms. Notify the Office Manager when supplies are low.
Ensures exam rooms and treatment areas are cleaned after each patient leaves and prepared for the next patient. Assists with light housekeeping duties which include spills.
Assures completion of patient charges as per policy.
Assists patient with obtaining food, toileting, ambulating and maintaining comfort.
Assists physicians with procedures (e.g. GI procedures, all medical exams).
Cleans and sterilizes designated equipment after use.
Answers telephone in treatment area and assists staff in scheduling treatments.
Assists patients and communicate with Physicians to obtain prescription renewals as needed.
Accompanies physician into exam room and transcribes history, including history of present illness, past medical and surgical history, family and social histories, medications and allergies, physical exam, laboratory and radiologic orders as dictated by the MD and document accurately the physicians encounter with the patient.
List all proper diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow up instructions and prescriptions as dictated by the physician.
Documents patient orders including laboratory tests, radiology tests, medications, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a current Medical Assistant Certification from an accredited institution.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.