Job Category: IR
Job Title: Medical Assistant
Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT
Location: Williamsville, NY
Responsible for providing professional nursing care for clinic patients under supervision of the physician. Assists physician and staff in coordinating patient care. Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff and physician.
Assesses patient’s general condition and takes vital signs.
Maintains exam rooms for necessary supplies and materials. Ensures cleanliness.
Prepares list of medical supplies needed.
Assist in setting up sterile trays for procedures and biopsies as well as prepping the patient.
Assist physician/techs/nurse during procedures.
Greets patients and prepares them for physician examination. Screens patients for appropriate information and documents in EMR.
Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
All other temporary and/or permanent duties as assigned by Administrator or Manager.
High school diploma.
Medical Assistant Certification preferred.
Minimum of one-year medical assistant experience.
Knowledge of basic nursing principles and protocols, policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety, patient confidentiality and medical chart reporting/records.
Ability to work effectively as a team member with physicians and other staff.
React calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Appropriately interact with patients, families, staff and others.
Ability to flexibly respond to changing demands.
Plan, organize, prioritize and direct the work of others.
Excellent customer service, verbal and written communications skills.
Basic lifting as required, not to exceed 35 pounds.
Must be able to stand; sit; walk for extended periods of time with the ability to maintain concentration and attention to detail.
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and Saturdays as well as ability to work additional hours as needed.
Position is in a well-lighted, fast-paced, clean medical office environment.
Must possess the physical and mental abilities to perform the tasks normally associated with the essential job functions such as stationary, mobility, operating machinery, convey and exchange information, identify, observe and /or positioning of patients.
Manual dexterity to operate standard office machines/equipment such as computers, printers, multi-line phones, photocopiers, fax systems and calculators. Stress can be triggered by multiple staff demands and deadlines.
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