Full Time Medical Assistant/Medical Scribe – Warwick, NY


Medical Assistant/Medical Scribe

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
DESCRIPTION Seeking a Medical Assistant/Medical Scribe in Warwick, NY. Schedule will be Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:30pm, and pay rate will be $17/hr.

Organizational Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Boston Children’s Health Physicians in its efforts to provide quality service and patient satisfaction
  • Demonstrate continuing education by completing all required annual trainings, as stated in the Training Curriculum, including but not limited to care coordination, population health management and self-management support techniques.
  • Complete annual corporate compliance training
  • Understand and effectively communicate HIPAA compliance, corporate compliance and client confidentiality
  • Ensure and/or remain in compliance with local, state and federal regulation

Essential Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create a patient-centered environment
  • Prepare rooms for the day
  • Escort patients to room; prepare patients for examinations
  • Record height/weight (head circ if age appropriate) and blood pressure for well visit; chart
  • Based on provider’s conversation with patient, document:
  1. Chief complaint and reason for visit
  2. History of present illness along with associated symptoms, attempted treatments, factors that improve condition, factors that make condition worse
  3. Past family, medical (including surgical) and social history
  • Review of systems
  • Physical exam (when allowed by provider)
  • Participate in pre-visit planning
  • Demonstrate excellence in both internal and external customer service
  • Ask parent or patient about chief complaint and document
  • Perform vision and hearing screening as necessary and document in chart according to standing protocols
  • Gather proper immunizations at well visits, document in chart, and gain consent from parents
  • Perform strep tests and flu test swabs, record results in the chart, and charge for the procedures
  • Perform fingerstick lead, hemoglobin, and cholesterol tests according to standing protocols, document results in chart, and bill for procedure
  • Perform venipuncture when requested by providers
  • Assist doctors as needed with sick visits, as well as well-child visits
  • Clean and restock rooms and equipment
  • Relay messages as may be required by physicians
  • Prepare for urine culture and analysis
  • Prepare for strep tests and all other laboratory tests
  • Assist doctor and nurses with procedures
  • Prepare instruments for sterilization
  • Record overnight culture results in chart
  • Check and chart temps in fridge and incubator
  • Record culture results in chart
  • Track lab results
  • Enter procedures done into the superbill
  • Create a patient-centered environment
  • Accompany assigned provider into exam rooms
  • Listen to the provider and patient’s conversation
  • Other duties as assigned
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Minimum Experience and Licensure Requirements

  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Pediatric experience preferred
LOCATION Herbert Kania Pediatrics