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Sr Medical Assistant

Company: Westchester Medical Center
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Senior Medical Assistant provides care to patients of all ages, within their scope of experience and training in the inpatient, clinic, physician office, outpatient and/or other facility settings. They must administer care using good judgment, methods, and skills under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Physician. The Senior Medical Assistant acts as a liaison between the medical assistants and management.

Responsibilities:

  • Observes, monitors, and records physiological measurements.
  • Provides treatment to patients per organizational protocols.
  • Assists providers with patient examinations, therapeutic measures, and procedures.
  • Identifying and providing for physical, emotional, and developmental patient needs.
  • Notifying the appropriate provider promptly of unusual reactions and changes in conditions.
  • Safeguarding and inventorying equipment and supplies.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  • Following Universal Precautions and Infection Control Procedures.
  • Ability to establish communication with appropriate sources in response to emergency situations.
  • Manage, train, and educate medical assistants to continually improve performance and skill level.
  • Performs functions of a Surgical Scheduler as needed and requested.
  • Initiates, issues and verifies patient referrals and insurance authorization/pre-certifications as necessary.
  • May be required to perform a variety of administrative duties including, but not limited to: answering phones; scheduling appointments; faxing and filing of confidential documents; and basic Internet and email utilization.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and a clean, safe environment.
  • Participate in performance improvement activities, staff trainings, and weekly team huddles.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and a clean, safe environment.
  • Respects patients by recognizing their rights; maintaining confidentiality.
  • Utilizes technology, including specialized software as applicable, to maximize productivity.
  • Develops and maintains electronic files as necessary.
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills; provides customer service; assists other support staff as necessary; collaborates with all levels of internal leadership, management, and staff as well as outside clients, vendors, and other external parties.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of medical assistant experience required.

Education: Graduate degree from an accredited medical assistant program preferred.

Licenses / Certifications: N/A

Other: Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point).

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Keywords: Westchester Medical Center, Yonkers , Sr Medical Assistant, Other , Hawthorne, New York

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