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Medical Assistant

Company: Good Shepherd Hospice
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Medical Assistant

Facility: Physician Practice Account: St Francis Physician Practice Location: Manhattan, NY Department: Orthopedics Category: Direct Care / Aides Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift Hours: 8-4 ReqNum: 6028079

Medical Assistant

St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center is New York State's only specialty designated cardiac center. A member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, St. Francis is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a national leader for Cardiology & Heart Surgery, as well as for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery. Additionally, U.S. News rates St. Francis as high performing in Geriatrics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, and Pulmonology. Nursing care at St. Francis is also nationally recognized, with multiple Magnet designations, as well as the AMSN PRISM Awards and Beacon Awards. St. Francis has regularly out-scored other hospitals on Long Island.

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant is assigned duties and responsibilities related to patient care in a team-based care and integrative health environment.


  • Duties related to patient care in a team-based care and integrative health environment
  • Assist with front office duties: greeting patients, answering phones, and verifying insurances
  • Prepare examination rooms and patients for visit
  • Preparing patient charts for visits
  • Contacting insurance companies for referrals and authorizations
  • Assisting patients with various needs when not providing direct patient care clinical support
  • Obtain the patient's medical history and document in the electronic medical record


  • Competition of an accredited Medical Assistant program required
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred
  • BCLS training and current certification required
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years' experience as MA in a physician practice or ambulatory environment preferred

At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

Our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes to every patient, every time. We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes.

Catholic Health is also proud to be voted one of Newsday's Top Places to Work on Long Island in 2018 and 2019 and Modern Healthcare's Best Place to work in both 2019 and 2020.

Keywords: Good Shepherd Hospice, New York , Medical Assistant, Other , New York, New York

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