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Northwell Health Practice Medical Assistant - Croton on Hudson / Full-Time 40 hours/week in Croton On Hudson, New York

Req Number 003EIT

Job Description

Performs patient care

under the physician's/nurse's direct supervision. Duties include, but are not

limited to; preparing patient for physician, administering, obtaining and recording diagnostic laboratory test

results. Assists in coordinating organization of care to meet patient

needs including, preparing, organizing and filing reports into the medical

record. May transcribe physician/ patient encounter into patient's

medical record.

  1. Collaborates with members of the health care

team in coordinating and implementing plans for patient care. May record reason for visit and related

patient information for practitioner review.

  1. Performs vital signs, height, weight, and

screening procedures which may include, but are not limited to, head circumference,

audiometry, and vision testing.

Documents findings in the medical record.

  1. Collects and assists providers in collection of

specimens, as required, using appropriate protocols such as infection

control. Completes requisitions,

labels and routes specimens according to standard procedure.

  1. Performs and documents daily controls and

calibration of laboratory equipment when needed. Informs RN/MD/Lab Supervisor

of when inaccurate controls are noted.

  1. Performs electrocardiograms and phlebotomy in

accordance with provider orders.

  1. Adheres to infection control standards

including, but not limited to, hand hygiene, use of PPE, isolation of patient

with known infectious disease, and equipment disinfection/sterilization.

  1. Assists physicians and nurses with special procedures

and examinations including, but not limited to lumbar puncture, pelvic exam, etc. following appropriate protocols such as

infection control, universal protocol, and patient identification. Secures supplies, ensures patient is properly

undressed and draped, provides instruments to physicians, holds patient, as

required and assists patient after procedure/examination.

  1. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of

examination rooms; stocks assigned rooms and cupboards and insures par levels

of supplies are maintained. Checks and completes

required logs and equipment including

refrigerator logs, eyewash logs, sample medications, AED, suction and other

required checks.

  1. May participate in pre-visit chart preparation

by ensuring required lab results and documentation are available in the medical

record for practitioner review (for practices using paper medical records).

  1. May provide real-time charting of provider and

patient encounters during medical exams.

  1. Performs variety of other clerical functions

such as filing of paper medical records, processing insurance forms, preparing

financial records, photocopying, answering phones, and assuring efficient flow

of patients through the suite, etc.

  1. Perform scribe duties upon completion of the

Scribe course provided through the AEHR training course

  1. Performs related duties, as required.


Essential Functions


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Successful completion of a six-month (6) to one (1) year course in Medical Assisting at an accredited school, required.

  • Prior experience and demonstrated competence as a medical assistant and scribe preferred.

  • Data entry skills (80 kpm), required.

  • Basic mathematical aptitude, desirable.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.