Medical Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-648244
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 07, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:The Medical Assistant will provide support for any medical needs required by UC, traveling when necessary to each New York City location.

HOURS PER WEEK:Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Must be flexible to meet program needs.
  • Weekend and evening hours required.

FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with initial medical assessments.

  • Communicate with FNP & RN to assist in the referrals of youth to appropriate medical specialties as needed.

  • Assist with required documentation for prescriptions as needed.

  • Assist with follow-up services for NYC programs as needed.

  • Administer whisper test, vitals, & vision test.

  • Provide support with creating and electronically submitting TARs for each UC as needed and required paperwork for other NYC programs.

  • Create and update information for each NYC web portal as needed.

  • Assist with foster parent, foster family, and employee physicals.

  • Properly document each medical service.

  • Work collaboratively with the FNP, Case Manager, Clinician, and Skills Trainer to provide appropriate services to each youth.

  • Responsible for maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of Protected Health Information of service recipients in any form (e.g., computer access, conversation, document) during and surviving the termination, expiration or cancellation of employment/association with CC.

  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. The essential job functions as described, herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.

  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer.

  • Responds in a positive and respectful manner to diversity, among the agency’s service population and staff.

 

 

 

Experience and Skills:

  • Must be certified as a Medical Assistant.
  • Experience working with at-risk youth - strongly preferred.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills - required.

  • English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency.

  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team context.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties with minimal supervision and to exercise greater judgment.

  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required.

 

 

 

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.