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Medical Assistant I

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Department: 845 - Orthopedics
Requisition Number: 14-1654130

Job Description:

Works under the direct supervision of an Orthopaedic Surgeon. All duties are performed within written protocol as established by the Orthopaedic Attending staff in concert with the Practice Manager. Duties include overall patient flow and coordination, clinical support to the Physicians, PA's and Fellows, perform clinical administrative duties necessary to maintain quality of care provided to patients in the Orthopaedic Surgery suite.


Responsibilities
Prepares examination rooms
Ensure all initial paperwork is fully completed prior to patient being seen
Make copies of all paperwork that the patient brings with them, and place in chart.
Ensures maintenance of all equipment and supplies
Assists with surgical and/or special office procedures under the direct supervision of the Physician, Physicians Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Review MA Cheat Sheet to become familiar with each physician preference.
Assists in the preparation of radiological examinations
If patient bring films on CD load on computer in exam room.
Prepare injections
Removes casts, dressings, sutures and staples.
Draw blood.
Inform patient of DME cost prior to giving to patient.
Assists with discharge instructions from office, including follow-up appointment information, prescription instructions, etc.
Maintain a courteous, professional appearance and demeanor
Works independently while maintaining confidentiality.
All other duties as requested

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
High School Diploma
Medical Office Assistant Training Course
Two years experience in a busy practice, (preferably Orthopaedic Surgery).
Knowledge of medical terminology, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.

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