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Office Assistants

Pride Health
New York City, New York, United States
$16 Hourly
December 05, 2018


Pride Health is seeking Office Assistants to assist several hospitals and outpatient facilities in NYC. Please note: only candidates with 2+ years of experience AND with certifications from the AAMA, NHA, or AMT will be considered.

Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant I provides clinical office support to physicians and surgeons and performs patient care and administrative duties necessary to deliver quality patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities

Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: performing venipuncture and/or EKGs, checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting patients as needed with walking, transferring and dressing, as well as collecting and processing specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc.

Assists physicians with various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and or families; answers calls and provides pertinent information.

Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending and receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.

Completing forms and requisitions as needed, managing charts to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately.

These responsibilities may be carried out using the electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary.

Job Requirements

Two years of experience working as a medical assistant. Hospital experience is preferred.

Certification as a Medical Assistant from the NHA, AAMA, or AMT

Ability to communicate effectively with multicultural and language-deficit patients

Effective interpersonal and communications skills required

Excellent telephone etiquette

Proficient in medical terminology and HIPAA guidelines

Knowledge of electronic medical record or billing systems preferred, but not required.

Must be able to adapt to a growing and changing environment