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Medical Assistant/Medical Scribe

Company: Hudson River Healthcare
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Sun River Health provides the highest quality of comprehensive primary, preventative and behavioral health services to all who seek it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. Sun River Heath is a Federally Qualified, Non-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia and Westchester County. Sun River Health is currently seeking a Medical Assistant/Medical scribe to support our Church Avenue location. Medical Assistants render assistance to patients and professional staff, within an assigned unit of the Center or authorized community site, in support of medical care as directed by the nursing and medical staff and pursuant to the objectives and policies of the Center. In addition, Medical Scribes are individuals trained in medical documentation who assist a physician throughout their shift. The primary goal of the Medical Scribe is to increase the efficiency and the productivity of the physician they are working for. The medical scribe will be responsible for capturing accurate and detailed documentation of the medical encounter into the Electronic Medical Record (eClinical Works) in a timely manner. They will provide excellent customer service to our patients, adhering to established protocols and work processes and successfully managing volume without ever compromising quality. Performs job duties in compliance with systems and job specific standards. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Cleans and sterilizes all equipment and logs according to organizational policy and/or manufacturers guidelines. Demonstrates competency in answering phones, assembling charts, computer data entry and retrieval of computer results. Ensures all appropriate logs are maintained. Keeps records for laboratory tests. Performs EKGs Utilizes appropriate technique in performing venipuncture to obtain blood specimens in accordance with agency procedure. Copies, prepares records, and stores and maintains appropriate records. Maintains universal precautions in the provision of patient care. Prepares and process requisitions for routine supplies in accordance with agency procedures. Assists the Nurse Leader with monitoring emergency supplies - O2 tanks, Defib pads/battery, and emergency medication boxes - and promptly reports malfunction, missing or damaged equipment to the Nursing Leader. Responsible for and documenting refrigerator, freezer and room temperatures daily as indicated, and report any excursion immediately to the clinical supervisor or designee. Accurately and thoroughly document medical visits and procedures as they are being performed by the physician. Patient medical history and physical exam Procedures and treatments performed by healthcare professionals, including nurses and physician assistants. Physician-dictated diagnoses, prescriptions and instructions for patient or family members for self-care and follow-up Collect, organize and document data for physician quality reporting system and other quality improvement efforts and format for submission and reporting. Proofread and edit all the physician's medical documents for accuracy, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Attend trainings on diverse subjects such as information technology, legal, HIPPA and regulatory compliance, billing and coding. Ensure that all clinical data, lab or other test results, the interpretation of the results by the physician are recorded accurately in the medical record. Must comply with specific standards that apply to the style of the medical records and to the legal and ethical requirements for preparing medical documents and for keeping patient information confidential. Being able to manage a minimum of three to four patients per hour on average. Facilitating any necessary diagnostic tests (e.g. Ct. MRI, ultrasounds, etc.) and referrals to medical specialists for follow-up care when indicated. Take vital signs, vision, and/or hearing tests, record patient data in eCW, (laboratory results, pain level, PEAS, PhQ, Smoke status, etc.), Document reason for visit and insure CVRs are completed as needed. Perform in-house labs, perform quality control and maintenance of equipment in accordance with organizational protocols. Draws blood and collects other specimens as directed by providers and processes accordingly. Conducts routine tests in areas such as serology, hematology, chemistry, histology, and cytology using standard techniques and equipment. Collect specimens for out-side labs (ex. Pap, cultures, etc.) Prepare exam room and any needed equipment and assists/chaperones during examination and treatment of patients. Keeps clinical area stocked and in good order. Maintains stock of laboratory supplies. Assures that all materials is kept current and disposes of outdated supplies. Assisting the physician with basic patient care and medical indicated procedures set-ups as indicated. Communicating with clinical operations staff regarding patient needs and follow-up. Communicating with patients, pharmacies, and physicians over the phone under physician guidance. Minimum Education Requirement: High School Diploma or equivalent Minimum Work Related Experience: 1-2 years Hourly Range: $19.00 - $21.00 per hour PDN-993757a4-1468-4ce8-ab90-2ce4a8bdc628

Keywords: Hudson River Healthcare, New York , Medical Assistant/Medical Scribe, Healthcare , Brooklyn, New York

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