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ENT and Allergy Associates Medical Assistant in West Side, New York

ENT and Allergy Associates, New York & New Jersey's premier ENT and Allergy medical practice, is seeking a self-motivated, people-friendly Full Time Medical Assistant for our Upper West Side office.

Responsibilities

  • Assists the doctors in the examination of patients, attempting to anticipate his/her needs, setting up rooms, and instruments

  • Enters patient histories and medications into patient?s charts that must be reviewed by MD. Makes sure that patient?s allergies are prominently displayed in chart

  • Assists the doctors in office surgical procedures, post op care, etc.

  • Performs some testing under the MD?s direction. (Tympanograms, Acoustic Rhinometry)

  • Cleans and prepares all instruments in the exam rooms, keeps exam rooms stocked with supplies and samples, makes sure rooms are ready for next day visits

  • Checks medications for expiration dates and orders replacements when needed

  • Maintains control over hazardous wastes, and medical equipment. Performs routine maintenance for certain medical equipment

  • Has some knowledge of medicine, prescriptions, dosages, etc. Calls in prescriptions for the doctors

  • Maintains an adequate supply of preprinted materials routinely dispensed by the doctor

  • Scans reports/labs into the Patients chart for physician review

  • Calls patients to schedule follow up appointments, at the physician?s discretion may also give results over the phone

  • Aids doctor in returning patient calls at appropriate times during the daily routine.

  • Fills all shortages of medical supplies with reorders, fills out all necessary paperwork when ordering

  • Precertifies all necessary procedures(CT Scans, MRI?s and office procedures) with the appropriate insurance company verifying eligibility, deductibles, copays, coverage of service with precert numbers to be used for billing purposes, prior to the services rendered. Enter precert info into the Managed Care Module.

  • Keep doctors aware of requirements of insurance companies as they pertain to the procedures allowable

  • Keeps the flow of patients in and out of exam rooms

  • Explains tests and procedures to patients when appropriate

  • Informs doctor when he/she is running behind schedule

  • Stays late beyond schedule when necessary

  • Deals with all Drug Representatives

  • Covers other offices on occasion

Job Requirements:

Bilingual (English/Spanish)Preferred. Fluency in both languages.

  • Required to float to other NYC locations when physician is not in the office.

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment

  • Must be able to work in independently

  • Must be flexible with schedule and able to work overtime when needed.

  • NextGen is a plus

  • Previous experience is a plus

  • Medical assistant certificate required

  • Must possess strong communication skills

Schedule:

Overtime is required, must have flexible schedule.

Hours are subject to change based on ohysicians schedule.

Please Note: ENT and Allergy Associates is an E-Verify employer

Company Description:

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP is the largest and most comprehensive ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice in the nation with 40 offices and over 150 physicians. Each ENT and Allergy Associates clinical location provides access to a full complement of services, including General Adult and Pediatric ENT, Voice and Swallowing, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Disorders of the Inner Ear and Dizziness, Asthma, Clinical Immunology, Diagnostic Audiology, Hearing Aid dispensing, Sleep and CT Services. ENTA has a clinical alliance with The Mount Sinai Hospital for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck and esophageal cancer and a partnership with the American Cancer Society to educate and treat patients with smoking disorders and cancer. The Practice has also expanded its clinical capabilities to include advanced Immunodeficiency trials.

To learn more about the benefits of ENT and Allergy Associates, or to conveniently find an ENT doctor or Allergy Doctor and then easily book an appointment at the nearest New York or New Jersey location, please visit: www.entandallergy.com or contact us at:

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP560 White Plains Road, Suite 500Tarrytown, NY 10591Tel: (914) 333-5800Fax: (914) 333-2540

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