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Weill Cornell Medicine

Medical Assistant

Position Summary
Under direct supervision and in accordance with established policies and procedures, assists with planning, implementing and evaluating patient care.This role is also responsible for the smooth function of patient flow.
Job Responsibilities
  • Answers phones, responds to inquiries and triages calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Greets registered patients at time of visit and triages patients through the patient flow process. Checks schedules and accompanies patients to exam/procedure room. Assists patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing and preparing for exam.
  • Responsible for maintaining a sterile environment. Ensures standard infection control precautions are observed.
  • Prepares exam rooms prior to patient visit. Cleans rooms and instruments and re-stocks supplies between patients.
  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities which may include, taking vital signs, updating patient history, collecting blood, urine and stool specimens and assisting providers/nurses in the exam room. Inputs patient data into the practice management system.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities which may include, sending/receiving/scanning medical records, obtaining diagnostic reports, hospital notes & referral information, completing forms/requisitions, managing the charting process & sending specimens to labs.
  • Monitors and ensures clinical equipment is functioning properly. Escalates issues to supervisor.
  • Regularly checks dated materials and medications for expiration date and discards expired items.
  • High School Diploma
Approximately 1 year of related experience, preferably in relevant specialty area.
Completion of a medical assistant training course that includes phlebotomy is highly desired.
Candidates with extensive medical assistant work experience, along with phlebotomy certification may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact with multiple constituencies and exercise “people skills”.
  • Demonstrates ability to exercise standards of professionalism, including appearance, presentation and demeanor.
Licenses and Certifications
  • If required to draw blood, phlebotomy certification is required prior to performing those duties.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that’s committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies.
Located in the heart of the Upper East Side’s scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine’s powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens.
At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients – the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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