Responsible for assisting physician in the care of patients to ensure optimal medical care.
Assist physicians with patient treatment/procedures, including venipuncture (if credentialed) and blood work for out patient and in patient settings. Take vitals (BP, weight, height) on all patients and record vitals for all patients in CROWN in a timely manner.
Collaborates with Columbia main campus and Lawrence Hospital on patient scheduling. Assists office with prior authorizations and scheduling duties
Set up patient exam rooms for daily use. Escort all patients to exam rooms.
Coordinate patient flow with the physicians, practice managers and medical secretaries.
Prepare and label specimens with required data. Label all patient specimens with name, MRN, DOB, date and physician. Record daily all outgoing specimens in log books.
Maintain inventory and stock all medical supplies in the exam rooms, MA stations and supply closet.
Keep current on all medical emergency procedures.
Maintain sterile and non-sterile equipment and ensure adequate supply of equipment is ready at all times for patient care.
Using patient intake forms enter medications, allergies, smoking status with final verification by NP/MD. Initiate Rx refills with final sign off by NP/MD.
High School Diploma.
NYS CMA (AAMA) Certification Required.
Minimum of two years of related experience.
CROWN order entries required.
Possess knowledge of modem office equipment, systems and procedures.
Spanish fluency a plus.
Strong interpersonal organizational and communicational skills.
Must be able to functions in an organized, neat, and detailed matter.