FGP Patient Care Assistant (Medical Assistant), **Delray Beach, Florida**
NYU Langone Medical Center
September 18, 2018
Hospitality, Facility, Environmental Support
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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Patient Care Assistant, based in Delray Beach, Florida.
In this role, the successful candidate assists the RN/LPN in the care of patients and families by completing assigned patient care tasks; provides competent, safe, and compassionate care with emphasis on an understanding of the challenges faced by hospitalization, undergoing procedures or diagnostic tests; demonstrates NYULMC Core Values in all aspects of job performance.
Assists in emergency situations as directed.
Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards.
Utilizes specialized skills and safety when carrying out specific tasks of patient care as assigned, including phlebotomy, fingersticks for glucose, and electrocardiograms.
Assists in maintaining safety and comfort needs of patients.
Assists in data collection and activities as assigned.
Observes general behavior and reports same to nursing staff to whom patient is assigned.
Completes delegated responsibilities as directed by the Nursing Staff or MDs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent required.Competencies: Working knowledge of English is evident in verbal, reading and writing abilities; other language an asset; demonstrated ability in computer skills; proficiency in venipuncture and phlebotomy required.Minimum of one year of experience as a Patient Care Assistant/Medical Assistant within the last two years.
Preferred Qualifications: Completion of a Medical Assistant Program from an accredited institution OR Current Medical Assistant Certification from a nationally recognized accredited institution (such as American Association of Medical Assistant (AAMA); American Medical Technologies (AMT); National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT); National Healthcare Association (NHA).
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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About NYU Langone Medical Center
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.