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Medical Assistant

St. Peter's Health Partners

This is a Contract position in Clifton Park, NY posted April 28, 2021.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

What you will do:

Clinical and Clerical responsibilities in a Physicians Practice, with hands-on clinical responsibilities.

Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting in the preparation, examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician. Appropriately and professionally, assist physician and patients during the examination. Assist with front desk duties when necessary. The MA is responsible for maintaining the clinical inventories for the practice under the direction and guidance of the Practice Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides a variety of patient care and clerical functions in assisting with the care of patients within the appropriate scope of practice.
  • Show patients to exam room, interview patients, measure vital signs (i.e. pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height) and document in Electronic Health Record.
  • Take any necessary labs, prepare for pick up and record in the patient electronic health record, communicate with the appropriate departments on protocol for all labs and receiving all information they need for procedures. 
  • Answer telephone calls promptly and courteously and relay all messages accurately.
  • Follow up on voice mail messages each morning and triage messages before physician takes action, send messages via telephone template in electronic health record.
  • Clinical functions include but are not limited to; rooming patients, vitals, taking histories, phlebotomy, EKGs, EMR, etc.
  • Clerical functions include but are not limited to; check in, check out, Insurance verification, and medical records maintenance.

 

What you will need:

  • Certification as Medical Assistant is highly preferred
  • Graduated from a Medical Assistant training program (proof required)or
  • 2 or more years of clinical work experience in a healthcare clinical capacity i.e. CNA.
  • If no certification, review class and certification exam must be completed and passed within 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs
  • High School diploma / GED required