Medical Office Assistant - PER DIEM VARIED SHIFT AND HOURS WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS INCLUDED
northwellhealth
Glen Oaks, NY
4d ago

Job Description The Medical Office Assistant is a key member of the health care team. In this role, you will administer para-

professional nursing care. You will prepare patient for physician; administer and record laboratory tests; and assist in the coordination of patient needs including preparing and organizing patient clinic charts.

Responsibilities Include :

  • Collaborates with members of the health care team in coordinating and implementing plans for patient care. May record patient history for medical staff review.
  • Performs measurement and screening procedures according to protocol which may include, but is not limited to height, weight, head circumference, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, audiometry and vision testing.
  • Records and plots findings on patient chart.

  • Collects blood specimens and assists physician or nurses in collection of blood specimens as required. Completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to standard procedure.
  • Collects urine specimens. May perform throat cultures, and buccal smears as directed. Completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to standard procedure.
  • May perform electrocardiograms in accordance with physician orders.
  • Assists physicians and nurses with special procedures and examinations including but not limited to L.P., pelvic exam, etc.
  • Secures supplies, ensures patient is properly undressed and draped, provides instruments to physicians, holds patient as required and assists patient after examination.

  • Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks assigned rooms and cupboards and insures that par levels of supplies are maintained on a daily basis.
  • Insures that all data collected for procedures performed is recorded clearly and accurately on appropriate forms and in medical records.
  • Performs variety of other functions such as maintaining medical records, processing insurance forms, preparing financial records, etc.
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