Medical Assistant (MA)- Gastroenterology
Company: Northwell Health
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Performs patient care under the physician's/nurse's direct
supervision. Duties include, but are not limited to; preparing
patient for physician, administering, obtaining and recording
diagnostic laboratory test results. Assists in coordinating
organization of care to meet patient needs including, preparing,
organizing and filing reports into the medical record.
- Collaborates with members of the health care team in
coordinating and implementing plans for patient care; may record
reason for visit and related patient information for practitioner
- Performs vital signs, height, weight, and screening procedures
which may include, but are not limited to, head circumference,
audiometry, and vision testing; documents findings in the medical
- Collects and assists providers in collection of specimens, as
required, using appropriate protocols such as infection control;
completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to
- Performs and documents daily controls and calibration of
laboratory equipment when needed; informs the supervisor of when
inaccurate controls are noted.
- Performs electrocardiograms and phlebotomy in accordance with
provider orders; adheres to infection control standards including,
but not limited to, hand hygiene, use of PPE, isolation of patient
with known infectious disease, and equipment
- Assists physicians and nurses with special procedures and
examinations including, but not limited to lumbar puncture, pelvic
exam, etc. following appropriate protocols such as infection
control, universal protocol, and patient identification; secures
supplies, ensures patient is properly undressed and draped,
provides instruments to physicians, holds patient, as required and
assists patient after procedure/examination.
- Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms;
stocks assigned rooms and cupboards and ensures par levels of
supplies are maintained; checks and completes required logs and
equipment including refrigerator logs, eyewash logs, sample
medications, AED, suction and other required checks.
- May participate in pre-visit chart preparation by ensuring
required lab results and documentation are available in the medical
record for practitioner review (for practices using paper medical
- Performs variety of other clerical functions such as filing of
paper medical records, processing insurance forms, preparing
financial records, photocopying, answering phones, and assuring
efficient flow of patients through the suite, etc.
- Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted
here are considered essential functions of the job under the
Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but
considered related are not essential functions.
- High School Diploma or equivalent required. Successful
completion of a six (6) month to one (1) year course in Medical
Assisting at an accredited school, required.
- 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.
*Additional Salary Detail
The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith
determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to
a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job
advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a
team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be
considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line,
years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated
contracts, budget and internal equity).
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