Medical Assistant Float

ID
2022-31269
Department
Med Group Resource Pool
Work Hours
Primary: 0730-1600; Secondary: 0800-1630 & 0830-1700
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per 2-Week Pay Period
80 Hours
Location
US-NY-Plattsburgh
Weekend Requirements
Weekends and holidays as scheduled

Overview

This position is eligible for a $4,000 sign on bonus with a 2yr commitment. 


The Medical Assistant Float is a great position to join the CVPH team and begin your career within the Health Network! This role offers the opportunity to gain diverse experience within our 18 Medical Group clinics, gaining exposure to our various specialties and practices by floating to the various clinics. Each day will bring different opportunities for advancing your skills and education, and learning about different areas of medicine!


The Medical Assistant Float works under the general supervision of the Director of Practice Operations and clinical supervision of the physician, advanced practice provider or licensed nursing staff to deliver excellent patient care.  Job duties include basic clinical tasks, working with patients and assisting the other members of the healthcare team to ensure efficient and high quality care to the patient.  The Medical Assistant Float performs such duties in accordance with established policies and procedures.


The ideal candidate will be someone who wants to learn about different areas of medicine, is agile and adaptive with change and learning new things daily, someone who is organized, reliable, and also thrives on being part of a fast-paced team. Previous healthcare experience is preferred. 


Resume required.


 

Special Criteria Details

Will be working in different practices as assigned.

Responsibilities

  1. Assist with patient care as needed to support clinical operations of the practice and the population services. Duties to include but not limited to:
  • Rooming patients.
  • Assist with data collection; to include but not limited to chief complaint, current medication list, family and social history.
  • Measuring vital signs.
  • Performing ECGs.
  • Assists with collection of laboratory specimens – including blood samples.
  1. Maintain education and competency to meet the specialized needs of the population served.
  • Practice specific duties may be performed with additional training and competency.
  1. Assist with non-clinical support of practice operations. Duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Answering phones.
  • Greeting patients.
  • Scheduling appointments.
  • Maintaining patient records and other documents.
  • Charge posting.
  • Assist with prior authorization for testing/treatments.
  • Assist with competing disability forms.
  1. Float as needed within and throughout the physician offices to meet the departmental demands. May involve travel to offsite locations.  May involve training on multiple electronic medical records.
  2. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. High school graduate or GED required.
  2. Ability to read, write and comprehend medical terminology.
  3. Previous experience as a Medical Assistant or Graduate of Allied Health or similar program required.
  4. Knowledge of medical practice management and/or electronic medical records systems required.
  5. Previous experience or education in a clinical support role required.
  6. Willingness to use positive communication skill while performing job duties.
  7. Ability to perform detailed assignments, work under pressure, and relate to patients, providers, as well as other clinical and office staff required.
  8. Basic computer knowledge required.
  9. Willingness to attend and complete CVPH education requirements satisfactorily required.
  10. Ability to work independently, handle interruptions, take direction and prioritize required

As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.

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