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Medical/Office Assistant - Bridgehampton

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: Bridgehampton
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

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 services.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Medical/Office Assistant.

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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 this practice.
  • 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 required.
  • Complies with all HIPAA guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
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.

Preferred Qualifications:
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 online.
If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New Haven , Medical/Office Assistant - Bridgehampton, Other , Bridgehampton, Connecticut

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