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Per Diem Medical Assistant-Pediatrics-Greenlawn, Long Island-Day-Offsite - United States

Per Diem Medical Assistant-Pediatrics-Greenlawn, Long Island-Day-Offsite 

Provides clinical office support to Physicians & Surgeons and performs patient care and administrative duties necessary to deliver quality patient care.

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring, dressing, 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. These responsibilities may be carried out using the electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary
  • Enters orders into the electronic medical record (EMR) 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 in accordance with proper sterilization techniques established by hospital and infection control policies
  • Maintains logging system as required for refrigeration of medications, point of care testing, sterilization process, crash cart, point of care testing or others as needed.
  • 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 (filing, Op Reports, test results, home care forms).
  • May schedule surgeries/procedures or work in conjunction with Surgical Coordinator verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary.
  • May be required to perform proficient phlebotomy duties
  • May perform appointment scheduling and registration for patients as well as updating patient demographic and insurance information.
  • May maintain, adjust and confirm patient office schedule.
  • May check and verify & update insurance information utilizing internal or web sources.
  • May perform and verify pre-certification for procedures as necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma/GED. 
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant from an approved school or equivalent training and experience.
  • BLS

 

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 $18.00 - $20.00 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.

Non-Bargaining Unit, 913 - North Shore Gen Overhead - OFFS, Mount Sinai Hospital

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 Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Electronic medical record (EMR) system Medical Records Medical Supplies Patient care Phlebotomy Point of Care Testing Scheduling Sterilization techniques Surgery Testing

Tasks
  • Administrative duties
  • Assisting in the maintenance of medical charts
  • Assisting patients with various tasks
  • Assisting physicians with procedures
  • Checking schedules
  • Checking schedules and organizing patient flow
  • Collecting and processing specimens
  • Completing forms
  • Entering orders into EMR system
  • Fulfilling clerical responsibilities
  • Inventorying medical supplies
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Organizing patient flow
  • Performing appointment scheduling and registration
  • Relaying instructions to patients
  • Schedule surgeries/procedures
  • Setting up examination room and instruments
  • Taking vital signs
  • Updating patient demographic and insurance information
Experience

0 years

Education

GED High school diploma

Certifications

BLS Certification as a Medical Assistant

Timezones

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