Yale New Haven Health System

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

US-NY-Rye Brook
Job ID
60119
Department
PRIMARY CARE-RYE BROOK ADMIN
Category
NURSING - SUPPORT
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAY/EVENING
Work Days
MONDAY-SATURDAY
Work Hours
7:30AM-8:00PM OR 7:30AM-4:00PM OR 12:00PM-8:00PM
Work Shift
MONDAY-SATURDAY DAYS/EVENINGS WILL NEED TO WORK TWO 12 HOUR SHIFTS AND TWO EIGHT HOUR SHIFTS PER WEEK. ONE OF THE 8 HOUR SHIFTS WILL BE EVERY OTHER SATURDAY
Requisition ID
2017-13641

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Responsible for assisting physicians/providers with patient care, rooming patients, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks. Responsible for appointment scheduling and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the practice services. Conveys a positive image of the practice.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Performs patient care responsibilities as assigned.
    • 1.1 Identifies self to patient/family and explains to patient/family the roles of each member of the care delivery team.
  • 2. Performs administrative responsibilities as assigned.
    • 2.1 Sends/receives patient medical records and abstracts new patient records into EPIC.
  • 3. Performs environmental responsibilities as assigned.
    • 3.1 Sets up instruments and equipment according to department protocol.
  • 4. Performs other related organizational duties as assigned
    • 4.1 Maintains patient autonomy, confidentiality and dignity.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

High school degree or equivalent required. Completion of a medical assisting program and certification preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum of 1 year private practice medical assistant experience preferred in a primary care or specialist office.

 

LICENSURE

 

Medical Assisting Certification preferred.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Excellent, organizational, communication, customer service and teamwork skills required. Ability to multi-task is essential. EMR experience preferred and working knowledge of Microsoft office applications required. CPR certification preferred. Bilingual preferred but not required. Core philosophy or values consistent with a patient-centered approach to care. Demonstrates professional, appropriate, effective and tactful written, verbal and nonverbal communication with patients, families, medical staff, colleagues, vendors, and other departments throughout the continuum of care to promote continuity of care and services and enhance clinical image.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged. Must complete work in a timely fashion.

 

Additional Information

Job will begin on 1/2/2018 at a temporary location until New Facility has been outfitted.

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