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Medical Office Assistant (Temp) - Staten Island - FlexStaff

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Staten Island
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:


  • Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations, ensuring cleanliness and availability of appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Interviews patient to obtain medical information and perform measurement and screening procedures.
  • Prepares patient for examination and treatment.
  • Obtains patient's height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, head circumference, and other required vital statistics.
  • Records findings in patient medical record and informs clinician of findings.
  • Obtains specimens from patient, as directed by clinician.
  • Collects blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens. Completes requisitions, labels, and routes specimens according to established procedures.
  • Performs electrocardiograms (EKGs), as required.
  • Assists clinician during examination, procedures, and treatment, as required.
  • Secures required supplies, tools, and equipment for specific procedures.
  • Ensures patient is appropriately draped and positioned.
  • Provides requested instruments to clinician during procedure. Assists in positioning and holding patient, as required.
  • Assists patient after examination, procedure, or treatment.
  • Prepares, sterilizes, and calibrates equipment. Informs Supervisor of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Strictly adheres to infection control standards in the performance of duties.
  • Performs related clerical duties supporting operational needs.
  • Participates in patient registration, as required. Processes insurance forms, certifications, physician orders, prescriptions, etc.
  • Ensures required patient information and documentation is available in medical records.
  • Schedules and confirms patient appointments.
  • Places, receives, and directs phone calls.
  • Files, copies, and distributes documentation, as required.
  • Performs related duties as required


    • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
    • Successful completion of a six-month (6) to one (1) year course in Medical Assisting program, required.
    • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), preferred.
    • Prior experience and demonstrated competence as a medical assistant, preferred.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.

Keywords: Northwell Health, New York , Medical Office Assistant (Temp) - Staten Island - FlexStaff, Administration, Clerical , Staten Island, New York

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