SCO Family of Services has provided vital human services throughout New York City and Long Island for more than 100 years. SCO helps vulnerable New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs.
SCO Family of Services welcomes you to join our family and help us work together to carry out our mission to build a stronger tomorrow.
Under the direction of the Medical Director and being responsible to the supervisor of the office to which he/she is assigned, the medical assistant, with the guidance of the nurses, performs those components of the nursing regimen of SCO Family of Services which may be delegated to para-professional nursing personnel.
On clinic days, assumes responsibility for directing clients and foster parents to the appropriate area, which may involve escorting clients when indicated, scheduling of examinations and for facilitating a smooth flow of traffic.
Assists with the physical examination and treatment of the children, providing concurrent support and reassurance to the children and facilitating communication between the children's foster parents and the Doctor.
Participates in the measuring and recording of blood pressure, weight, height and vital signs. Performs vision and hearing testing.
Participates in setting up and cleaning up the examining rooms, assuming the major responsibility for the maintenance of supplies therein.
Participates in the maintenance of all nursing care areas, which ensures that clients can be serviced in comfort, safety and dignity.
Maintains inventory of nursing and medical supplies and submits a list of required items to the supervisor, concurrently keeping the supply storage area clean and in order.
Bring to the attention of the supervisor any information pertinent to the care of the children.
Performs venipuncture (if knowledge of), responsible to for keeping supplies available. Order supplies when needed. Responsible to properly dispose of medical waste and needles.
Performs duties as delegated by the supervisor or nurse to meet the day-to-day requirements of the clients and of the office.
Participates in appropriate learning experiences designed to maintain competence in the role and to enhance and enrich the job experience.
Spanish speaking preferred
Graduation from a senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma issued by a local Board of Education or a State Education Department, or possession of a GED issued by the Armed Forces.
One year of full-time experience as an assistant in a Doctor's office, hospital or other acceptable health service.
Demonstrated ability as evidenced by satisfactory references from previous employers.
SCO Family of Services is an Equal Opportunity Employment Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.
Spanish speaking preferred.
Title: Medical Assistant / Phlebotomist
Location: New York-Queens-Jamaica
Requisition ID: 35600