St. John's Riverside Hospital

Medical Assistant, RMSO

Job ID
2017-2416
RMSO
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
37.5
Shift
Day
Work Shift
Varied day shift
Posted Salary
$17.50 to $19.00 per hour, dependent upon experience

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

Medical Assistant is trained to perform approved clinical and non-clinical tasks and technical procedures under the direct supervision of a Medical Provider, LPN or RN. Assist Clinical Team in providing patient care policy and procedure as appropriate to the ages of the patients served and the area of clinical practice. Maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu by fostering an awareness of the clinical patient population.

 

Demonstrate competence in patient care procedures and technical skills appropriate to the clinical area and needs of the patient population served. Perform phlebotomy, various point of care testing, vital signs, Urinalysis, EKG, collect and process specimens. Report/refer issues/abnormal data to the Medical Provider as needed and complete the all related documentation. Identify changes in the patients’ condition and basic patient care needs. Institutes appropriate interventions per policy and refers accordingly to the Medical Provider.  Maintain a safe environment for the patients and staff and applies the appropriate precautions and protocols (OHSA, Infection Control, HIPAA, etc.). Demonstrate knowledge of ambulatory care setting and workflows germane to multi-specialty office setting. Assist patients’ with administrative delivery of care such as, Disability and Workers Compensation paperwork, Home Health paperwork, authorizations, and act as a patient navigator when applicable. Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT4, HCPCS coding , as well as Workers Compensation/No Fault front end responsibilities (C4, MG2, etc.).  Document all patient care or tasks in the patients’ medical records (Electronic and hard copy), and adheres to the policies and procedures set forth by SJR Medical, PC. Follows “Down Time” procedures when applicable. Daily use of Electronic Practice Management System (currently MedGen) and adheres to all policies and procedures related to workflows in MedGen as well as appropriate use of MedGen. Demonstrate knowledge of insurance companies, ICD-10, CPT coding, and general wherewithal of front desk responsibilities.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent Some college preferred – medical, business or healthcare focus. Current certification from an accredited Certified Medical Assistant program. Experience: 2 -3 year minimum of medical office or healthcare facility experience. Internet savvy. CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS coding knowledge required. Microsoft Office Suite proficient (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.). A Valid NY State Driver’s license  and use of personal vehicle or ability to travel within Westchester County is required

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