AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) Medical Assistant - 1199 PHP in Brooklyn, New York

Having the best Medical Assistant at AdvantageCare Physicians enables us to achieve our vision to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve. At AdvantageCare Physicians, our mission is to focus care on the needs of our patients and partner with them in the pursuit of better health.

AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) is one of the largest physician-led multi-specialty practice in the New York metropolitan area, serving half a million patients across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island. At ACPNY, patients receive individualized coordinated care from a compassionate team focused on helping them live their healthiest lives.

Our 30+ professionally managed, multi-specialty physician practices are designed to deliver convenient, comprehensive and community-based care. At AdvantageCare Physicians primary and specialty care is coordinated through an integrated network of full-service medical offices, regional specialty referral hubs, urgent care centers and strategic hospital affiliations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island.

The Medical Assistant serves as a member of the health team in the treatment and care of patients and assists with tasks to support the medical office. The position works under the supervision of an RN/LPN Supervisor. The Medical Assistant must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of human growth and development over the life span, ability to recognize data reflective of the patient’s status and inform the Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse of his/her observations.

  • Greets and registers all patients arriving for appointments, other services or care. Additionally responsible for scheduling appointments via telephone, in-person or other means.

  • Prepares, updates and accounts for all patient charts relative to appointments, procedures, lab or other tests results, physician encounters and referrals.

  • Prepares examination room and/or equipment as necessary and/or instructed.

  • Escorts or directs patients to examination room and assists in preparing the patient for treatment.

  • Assists in procedures that are appropriate relative to the ACP’s policy and/or general clinical operating standards as requested.

  • Ensures and maintains an adequate inventory of all necessary supplies, including medical equipment, forms and other inventory that might be appropriate or required by the physician.

  • Completes or assists in the completion of session headers and encounter forms on a daily basis. Additionally may be required to complete or assist in the completion of various patient forms such as insurance claim, workers compensation, etc.

  • Administers physician’s front-office operations, including answering telephone calls, coordinating and delivering messages and similar clerical tasks.

  • Participates in other assigned duties as required or directed by the physician or administrative personnel. This may include, but not be limited to height, weight, blood pressure measurements and/or other similar limited semi-clinical tasks.

  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Required:

  • HSD or GED

  • Certificate of completion from an Medical Assistant Program

  • One year work experience as a Medical Assistant in a medical office, hospital or similar healthcare environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Computer navigation skills.

Preferred:

  • Associates Degree

  • Certification from a nationally recognized organization such as AAMA, AMT, NCCT or NHA

  • Front desk work experience in a medical office, hospital or similar healthcare environment  

ID: 2017-4287

Union / Non-Union: 1199 PHP

Daily Schedule: Mon 8am-5pm; Tue 8am-5pm; Wed 8am-5pm; Thur 9am-6pm or 11am-8pm; Fri 8am-5pm

Department or Specialty: Internal Medicine [72007]

Internal Only Posting Thru:: 8/1/2017

External Company Name: AdvantageCare Physicians, P.C.

External Company URL: www.acpny.com