NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Medical Assistant.
The Medical Assistant performs supportive services to the health care provider and nursing staff in the care of patients in the ambulatory care setting in accordance with the policies and procedures
Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for coworkers'/patients' cultural backgrounds.
Attends staff meetings and review/signs minutes of meetings not attended. Maintains competence through in-service and educational programs.
Assist with clerical duties specific to area of assignment.
Reinforces health teaching to patients/families.
Keeps all service areas orderly e.g. treatment exam and utility rooms.
Demonstrates a sensitive and supportive attitude towards patients families and/or significant others.
Documents data collected and care rendered.
Responds appropriately to patient emergencies such as cardiac arrest or respiratory failure.
Performs venous phlebotomy.
Hooks up and removes Holter monitors.
Performs EKG audiovisual testing.
Coordinates module/site supply request as assigned.
Provides translation services as needed.
Performs simple dressings
Plot growth charts for pediatric patients.
Obtains vital signs height weights head and chest circumference as needed on all patients.
Checks for completeness of encounter forms and prescriptions.
Completes patient forms i.e. WIC.
Retrieves laboratory and ancillary test results from the computer or contact the reference laboratory.
Observes and alerts the nursing staff of patients who appear in need of urgent care.
Transports and accompanies patients as needed.
Completes all laboratory ancillary testing and specialty referral forms related to the service.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalency required. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program. Bilingual Spanish required.
Preferred Qualifications: 1-2 years of ambulatory care experience preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn 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 Langone Hospital-Brooklyn 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 and 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. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.