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Medical Assistant

Excel Partners Inc. Stamford, CT
  • Expired: 28 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Title: Medical Assistant
Location: Stamford, CT
Pay Rate: $17 /hr.
Start/End Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm or 8:30 – 5 pm

Long term temp; open ended.

Details:

The Lead Medical Assistant will assist in the delivery of care in the ambulatory setting under the direct supervision of a licensed physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide patient care in the outpatient practice under the direction of the physicians and nurses.
  • Assist with other clinical and clerical duties to ensure optimization of patient experience within the practice.
  • Ensure appropriate daily coverage for all providers in the practice and delegates tasks as needed.
  • Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  • Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; documents vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
  • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; drawing blood; preparing patients for x-rays; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.
  • Counsels patients by explaining physicians’ orders.
  • Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results.
  • Schedule hospital procedures, surgeries, and diagnostic tests. Pre-certification and obtain test results.
  • Triage phone calls and messages for prescriptions, notes, forms, etc.
  • Complete disability and insurance forms under physician advisement.
  • Maintain and direct medical assistants for continuous clinical flow in all areas of the practice.
  • Keeps medical supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs in collaboration with the Practice Manager.
  • Monitor practice daily to assure all appropriate restocking has occurred and environment of clinical areas meet organizational standards.
  • Optimize and maintain par levels for vaccination/immunization in collaboration with the Nurse.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Accepts assignments to teach and orientate new hire clinical assistants for the organization.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.
  • Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
  • Manages PTO requests of the Clinical Staff in collaboration with the Practice Manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Diploma from an accredited Medical Assistant school/program.
  • National Certification required.
  • Two years job experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written English proficiency required
  • Demonstrate willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate flexibility due to unexpected changes in workload.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Superior customer service skills.

Excel Partners Inc.

Why Work Here?

Our clients are regularly seeking qualified candidates for open positions. New opportunities are always just around the corner!

Excel Partners is a professional recruiting firm that supplies its many clients with truly exceptional employees for their available temporary and permanent roles. Excel Partners is always looking for strong new candidates to present to businesses in Connecticut, New York, and along the East Coast!

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