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 School Hlth Medical Associate.
In this role, the successful candidate The Medical Associate provides 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 established by Lutheran Health Care.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and age-related criteria pertinent to the patients served in his/her assigned area.
Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for coworkers/patient's cultural background.
Attends staff meetings and reviews/signs minutes of meetings not attended. Maintains competence through in-service and educational programs.
Assists 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 EMT competency.
Effectively reviews patient MPI data to ensure that the correct patient is selected for registration or appointment scheduling.
Verifies insurance on-line.
Registers patients for visits with their providers.
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.
Coordinates module/site supply request as assigned.
Provides translation services as needed.
Performs simple dressings.
Obtains vital signs: height, weights head and chest circumference as needed on all patients.
Checks for completeness of encounter forms and prescriptions.
Completes, retrieves and/or prints patient forms i.e. CH 205 CIR.
Retrieves laboratory and ancillary test results from the computer.
Observes and alerts the nursing staff of patients who appear in need of urgent care.
Transports and accompanies patients as needed.
Completes all laboratory point-of-care 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 1-2 years of ambulatory care experience preferred Basic-Cardiac Life Support and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment Certificate
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.
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About NYU Langone Health
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.