Careers

Medical Assistant

May 22, 2018

We are currently seeking a Medical Assistant for our Ryan NENA Community Health Center located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The schedule for this position is Mon. – Fri., 8:30am – 4:30pm, and rotational Saturdays from 9:30am-1:30pm (paid at overtime rate).

The Medical Assistant provides clinical support services as needed and within the scope of practice by assisting providers and performing clinical duties and patient education in the assigned clinical area. Some of the essential functions of this position are:

  • Screen, interview, counsel and discharge patients. Document all clinical observations, findings, and services provided in the patient’s electronic health record (eCW). Report all abnormal observations and findings to the appropriate medical provider in a timely manner.

  • Obtain and document all vital signs including height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, respiration, pulse, pain assessment, body mass index (BMI), and last menstrual period (LMP). Assist patients in completing assessment forms including, but not limited to, Consents, Depression (PHQ), Functional Assessment and Patient Education Tool, as per Center protocols.

  • Administer and appropriately document the following tests/procedures/treatments as ordered by providers: EKGs, Waived Testing, Phlebotomy, according to Center protocol. Assessments in other clinical areas may include: bone density and audio/visual screening. Assist with examinations and procedures (i.e. colposcopy, pelvic exam, urinary catheterization, endometrial biopsies, LEEP, IUD insertions, etc), as needed and as per nursing standards and Center protocols.

  • Retrieve appropriate laboratory, diagnostic and radiology reports as requested.

  • Provide patients with appropriate containers and verbal and/or written instructions regarding the collection of laboratory specimens such as spectrum, urine and stool and the subsequent delivery of same: label laboratory cultures, and submit to the laboratory.

Requirements

  • Pediatric and Adult Medicine experience.
  • Strong phlebotomy skills in pediatric and adult medicine.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to think clearly and to work in a busy clinic.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant Program.
  • High school diploma or GED.

Education, Licenses and/or Certifications Required:

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant Program.
  • High School Diploma or GED.

How To Apply

Please forward resume by email to careers@ryancenter.org, and reference the job title in the subject line.