Company: Nuvance Health
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Effective 9/14/2021 - $2,000 Sign On Bonus
Title: Medical Assistant - DB Gastroenterology- Danbury, CT-Per
Diem- 16 hours per week, shifts between 8:30am - 5:00pm.
- Must have experience as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing
Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician*
Summary: Provides clinical and clerical support to assure smooth
daily department operations in assigned medical practice or
practices. Assures that the patient and examination area is
Greets and brings patient back from waiting room to clinical area.
Performs all necessary intake activities and documents appropriate
information including vital signs, current medications and
allergies, verifies EMR reflects current PCP, appropriate referring
provider, and preferred pharmacy, etc.
Transcribes and updates patient information in the patient record.
Transcribes demographic, medication history, social and medical
history as reported by the patient from the intake form.
Provides clerical and secretarial work associated with patient
care. Prepares and organizes patient charts for assigned providers.
Completes other paperwork such as disability paperwork and scanning
of other pertinent patient information as appropriate.
Performs and stays current with EMR Orders Reconciliation process
Assures the examination area is clean after each patient use and
stocked. Performs environmental rounds on a weekly/monthly basis as
Assures the patient is properly prepared for the scheduled visit to
maintain timely patient flow. This includes assisting patients into
gowns, having clinical paperwork, any needed supplies and
educational materials immediately available for the provider
Conducts in-office testing as directed by the provider. Coordinates
testing and outside ancillary services as applicable. Reviews
instructions for upcoming procedures and tests as applicable.
Collects, prepares and processes specimens as directed by the
provider. Completes process by assuring specimen results are logged
in the accession book and are reconciled in the patients
Maintains inventory and ensures proper upkeep, cleaning and testing
of medical equipment and supplies. Fills out appropriate logs.
Coaches and educates colleagues in office regarding procedures and
techniques as new members join the group.
Performs pathology and other audits as assigned by supervisor.
Demonstrates and maintains practice-based competencies for
in-office surgical procedures if applicable. This includes
procedure setup, patient prepping with sterile technique, patient
recovery and room turnover under RN direction.
Interacts with patients and colleagues in accordance with Western
Connecticut Medical Group service excellence standards.
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required: Data entry required. High School diploma/GED with 1 year
MA/Secy experience, or new graduate of Medical Assistant program,
or Nursing Assistant training program, or EMT certification, or 3
years job related experience in a medical office. Basic medical
knowledge and terminology. Skilled in obtaining accurate patient
Minimum Experience: one year
Desired: CPR certification preferred. Bi-lingual preferred.
Location: Danbury-111 Osborne Street
Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 16.00
Work Schedule: Day 8
Work Shift: 8:30-5:00
Org Unit: 573
Department: DB Gastroenterology
- HS Graduate or Equivalent
- Some manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
- Little or no potential for occupational risk
- Medium to Heavy effort. May exert up to 35 lbs. force
- Generally pleasant working conditions.
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient
locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk
Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess
Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center
in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician
practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider
of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is
offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House
for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known
physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a
disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such
assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview,
please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable
accommodation requests only). Please provide all information
requested to assure that you are considered for current or future
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