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Medical Assistant II-Dermatology-Greenlawn, Long Island-Full Time, Days-Offsite - United States

Medical Assistant II-Dermatology-Greenlawn, Long Island-Full Time, Days-Offsite

The Medical Assistant II provides clinical office support to physicians and surgeons and performs patient care and administrative duties necessary to deliver quality patient care.  Focus of tasks include basic rooming of patient, EKG’s, Point of Care Testing, EPIC documentation. In addition to general experience, the MA II should have at least 2+ years’ experience in a specialized area such as phlebotomy, pulmonary testing, surgery or cardiology.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: performing venipuncture and/or EKGs, checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring and dressing, as well as collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc. Assists physicians with various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and or families; answers calls and provides pertinent information. 
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending and receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc. Completing forms and requisitions as needed, managing charts to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately.
  • Enters orders into the electronic medical record EPIC system or prepares prescription refill requests on behalf of the physician for the review and approval by the ordering physician.
  • Inventories, orders or re-stocks medical supplies as applicable. 
  • Provides set-up of examination room and instruments or equipment, in accordance with proper sterilization techniques established by hospital and infection control policies. 
  • Checks expiration dates on all medications and medical supplies disposing appropriately as per institution policy.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complies with legal regulations.
  • Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infections body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation and other hazardous substances.
  • Assists in the maintenance of medical charts.
  • May be required to perform duties in specialized areas such as phlebotomy, pulmonary testing, surgery or cardiology.
  • May perform appointment scheduling and registration for patients as well as updating patient demographic and insurance information.
  • May check and verify and update insurance information utilizing internal or web sources. May perform and verify pre-certification for procedures as necessary.
  • Provides training and mentoring to Level I MA staff. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Education Requirements                                                                                                            

  • High School Diploma/GED with completion of an approved Medical Assistant certificate course of study.
  • Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience as Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist.
  • BCLS certification – Require, Issuing Authority: AHA or Red Cross

Experience Requirements                                                                      

2+ years’ experience as Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist.

Computer Skills                                                                                                                            

MS Office Suite (please check one):  (basic)    (intermediate)   (advanced) 

Other:

 

General Skills and Competencies                                                                                        

  • Ability to communicate effectively with multicultural and language-deficit patients
  • Effective interpersonal and communications skills required 
  • Excellent telephone etiquette
  • Proficient in medical terminology and HIPAA guidelines
  • Knowledge of electronic medical record or billing systems preferred, but not required.
  • Must be able to adapt to a growing and changing environment

 

Level of Physical Activity Required:  Light    Moderate    Heavy

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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Compensation Statement

The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for this role is $19.00 - $30.25 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:  

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential.
  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination.
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong and are able to professional advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

 Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!

“About the Mount Sinai Health System:

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, more than 400 outpatient practices, more than 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it. Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,400 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is ranked No. 14 nationwide in National Institutes of Health funding and in the 99th percentile in research dollars per investigator according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We are passionately committed to addressing racism and its effects on our faculty, staff, students, trainees, patients, visitors, and the communities we serve. Our goal is for Mount Sinai to become an anti-racist health care and learning institution that intentionally addresses structural racism.”

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Skills

Administrative Duties Cardiology Clinical office support Coordination EKG EKGs EPIC documentation EPIC system Medical Records Medical Supplies Medical terminology MS Office Suite Patient care Phlebotomy Point of Care Testing Pulmonary testing Scheduling Sterilization techniques Surgery Testing Venipuncture

Tasks
  • Administrative duties
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Chart maintenance
  • Checking schedules
  • Checking schedules and organizing patient flow
  • Collecting and processing specimens
  • Completing forms
  • EKGs
  • Examination room setup
  • Insurance verification
  • Medical records management
  • Medical supplies management
  • Order entry
  • Organizing patient flow
  • Patient care support
  • Pre-certification
  • Specimen collection
  • Training and mentoring
  • Updating patient demographic and insurance information
  • Venipuncture
Experience

2+ years

Education

GED High school diploma Medical Assistant certificate

Certifications

BCLS BCLS certification Certified Medical Assistant Medical Assistant Certificate

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9