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Your MA experience, combined with a desire to advance in your field and bilingual skills, makes this full-time Medical Assistant role with Zambito Heart Center, a vital local hub for heart health care in Queens, NY, the ideal position for you!

Practice your craft in a fast-paced, innovative environment as part of a company that provides cardiac diagnostic testing and treatment to patients of all ages using the latest state-of-the-art technology and equipment including nuclear cardiology and vascular testing. In addition to being open to new ideas from our employees, our rapidly growing office promotes from within, giving you the unique opportunity to advance into a leadership role. You will feel right at home in our family centered office as part of a professional team that supports and respects one another. For your valued contributions, you will receive a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, the chance for overtime and training.  

Onboard with a company that will fully invest in your future. Apply for Zambito Heart Center’s Medical Assistant job opening today!

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Medical Assistant responsibilities include:

  • Review and update patient records prior to appointments to determine needed services
  • Maintain exam rooms; clean rooms between patient exams; ensure necessary supplies are stocked
  • Prepare patient for visit and alert physician when patient is ready to be seen
  • Assist patients in re-scheduling or scheduling follow-up appointments 
  • Provide initial medical screening; greet patients and direct to exam room
  • Take vitals and basic medical history and accurately document in medical chart
  • Assist physician or physician assistant during patient exam
  • Facilitate communication between provider(s) and patient as needed, including translation when needed
  • Perform general clerical duties including but not limited to answering phones, photocopies, faxing, typing, completing forms, etc. 
  • Provide administrative back-up support for MD, PA, DOO & MAS as assigned; accept floating assignments as needed
  • Maintain workstation, according to protocols; perform routine quality check of equipment
  • Perform EKGs and act as a backup for lab tech as directed by superiors
  • Performs all duties in support of successful EHR/EPM implementation

Qualifications

Medical Assistant skills & qualifications include: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate for Medical Assistant preferred / board eligible acceptable
  • Two or more years of experience as a Certified Medical Assistant
  • Current, valid CPR certification; current CPR, OSHA certification
  • Fluency in Spanish/English; other foreign languages welcomed; excellent verbal, written communication skills in both languages
  • Computer literate with proficiency in electronic medical records and phone skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills; excellent time management skills; ability to multitask and prioritize 
  • Service-oriented with a high degree of diplomacy and tactfulness; community service experience a plus
  • Experience working in a small setting highly desirable
  • Ambitious, analytical; customer-oriented; detail-oriented; professional; excellent communication skills
  • Availability to work Saturdays and evenings
  • Superb knowledge of Universal Precautions, demonstrating professionalism at all times
  • Understands HIPAA standards and displays a high level of discretion

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Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 25695