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Medical Assistant, Academic Health Care Center

Company: New York Institute of Technology
Location: Old Westbury
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The Academic Health Care Center is an ambulatory health care teaching institution under the auspices of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine(NYITCOM) in Old Westbury, New York. NYITCOM ambulatory health system is comprised of two health centers, one in Old Westbury (Academic Health Care Center) and one in Central Islip, NY (Family Health Care Center).

The function of the academic health centers is to provide primary medical care and specialty services to students, staff, faculty, and the general public. As part of the medical school, the health centers serve a major role as a vehicle for medical students to gain exposure to delivering medical care at an outpatient site. The variety of clinical specialties in which students can learn include family and sports medicine, osteopathic manipulative medicine, pediatrics, neurology, behavioral health and internal medicine. In addition to medical care the health centers also operate a rehabilitation center which includes physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy.

New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including computer science, data, and cybersecurity; biology and biomedical studies; architecture and design; engineering; health professions and medicine; IT and digital technologies; management; communications and marketing; education and counseling; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education, it welcomes more than 9,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world.

New York Tech embraces its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 alumni comprise an engaged network of doers, makers, and innovators prepared change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

For more information, visit nyit.edu.

Responsibilities

NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks a full time Medical Assistant for the Family Health Center at our Central Islip location. Reporting to the Nurse Supervisor, the Medical Assistant will work in a multi-specialty physician's office.

Responsibilities:

  • Verify patient information by interviewing patients, recording medical history and confirming purpose of visit.
  • Prepare patients for examinations by administering preliminary physical tests, taking vital signs and reporting patient history summary.
  • Performs phlebotomy procedures, toxicology exams and EKG's.
  • Review and processes lab requisitions and results within the electronic medical record.
  • Ensure reports and all test results have been received prior to patient's arrival. (i.e. outside labs, diagnostic tests; consult reports, etc.).
  • Ensures abnormal test results, including critical and high priority, are assigned to ordering/covering provider as per policies.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidentiality by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Maintains safe, secure and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with OSHA regulations.
  • Keeps supplies ready by maintaining inventory of stock, placing orders and verifying receipt.
  • Works collaboratively with practice physicians to ensure efficient medical record documentation through use of EMR.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

HS diploma or equivalent required.

Medical Assistant Certificate required.

Two years of Medical Office experience preferred and knowledge of blood test procedures; triage procedures, lab reports, and medical terminology.

Preferred 1-year Phlebotomy experience.

Knowledge of electronic medical records.

CPR Certification.

Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration

New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Keywords: New York Institute of Technology, New York , Medical Assistant, Academic Health Care Center, Other , Old Westbury, New York

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