Medical/Office Assistant - Bridgehampton
Company: NYU Langone Health
Posted on: September 15, 2021
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed
university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated
diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and
subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional
healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and
research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a
In this role, the successful candidate assists in the delivery of
primary health care and patient care management. Provides the
necessary and appropriate support to ensure effective and efficient
patient care throughout the practice site, through greeting,
directing, and scheduling of patients and visitors. Serves as a
liaison between patient and clinical practice site personnel.
- Greets patients and escorts them into the exam room; Verifies
that patients have signed in and retrieves patient chart. Assists
in a variety of treatments under supervision of physician. Assists
with scheduling of tests and treatments. Prepares patients for
examination and treatment by taking patient histories and vital
signs, review meds and chief complaints. Prepares exam rooms and
equipment for physicians. Provides quality patient care. Screens
and triages patient telephone calls for referral to physician, as
appropriate. Takes vital signs, patient histories, EKG s, holter
monitors, glucose testing, finger sticks and other clinical skills
that are consistent with those of a medical assistant working in
- Answers and addresses all telephone communication promptly and
courteously, including: prescription refills, authorization
requests, patient questions, patient issues, referrals, scheduling
changes and emergency appointments. Maintains schedule in computer
to ensure no gaps in schedule. Checks in patients, verifies and
updates necessary information in the patient s medical record in
computer. Responsible for daily confirmation of patient
appointments, with appropriate notations indicated in the computer
system when assigned. Takes messages.
- Performs various clerical duties in a timely and accurate
manner. Screens visitors and responds to routine requests for
information .Answers telephone and provides front desk support
including scheduling appointments, obtaining referrals and
copayments. Obtains test results from hospitals, laboratories,
radiologists, doctor office etc. as requested. Retrieves and files
charts. Maintains patient files, records and other information, as
needed. Mails reports and completed forms if necessary. Orders and
maintains clinical and office supplies and equipment.
- Attends staff meetings as required by Practice Manager.
Interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Provides
copies of educational material to patients.
- Checks patients out when POS billing is not available. Contacts
insurance carriers to obtain referrals and prior authorizations.
Assists and obtains referrals to specialty practices when
- Complies with all HIPAA guidelines, policies and
- Performs other duties as assigned
To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or GED.
Two years Medical Assistant/Office related experience OR Graduate
of Medical Assistant program.
Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal,
multitasking, and customer service skills.
Basic math and computer skills.
Medical Assistant Certification. Knowledge of medical terminology.
Knowledge of IDX. . Assists patients with diplomacy and tact in all
situations without a loss of composure. Communicates clearly and
effectively with patients, physicians and other staff
members.Handles constant interruption. Understands patient needs
and maintains patient confidentiality.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate
with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more
than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be
proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your
time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in
all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals
are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without
regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex,
sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national
origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status,
marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information
or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an
employment decision. We require applications to be completed
If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO
policies, please click
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