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 School Health Medical Associate performs supportive services to the health care provider and nursing staff in the care of patients in the ambulatory care setting.
Completes all laboratory, point-of-care testing and specialty referral forms related to the service.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physicals, 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/patients cultural background
Attends staff meetings and review/signs minutes of meetings not attended. Maintains competence through in-service and educational programs.
Keeps all service areas orderly, e.g. treatment, exam and utility rooms
Demonstrates EMT competency
Epic: Verifies insurance via Relay Health and other online insurance verification services.
Epic: Schedules and registers patients for visits with their providers
Demonstrates a sensitive and supportive attitude towards patients, families and/or significant others
Assist with clerical duties specific to area of assignment
Reinforces health teaching to patients/families
Documents data collected and care rendered
In the High School setting: Screens patients to determine eligibility for Family Planning Benefits (FPB). Completes applications for FPB Medicaid as necessary.
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
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.
Required Licenses: Medical Assistant Certificate
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual in languages based on sites needs
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 is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.