School Health Medical Associate (Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
NYU Langone Medical Center
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 114707995
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes eight primary care sites, 40 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. At NYU Langone Health, equity, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental values. We strive to be a place where our exceptionally talented faculty, staff, and students of all identities can thrive. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and individual skills, ideas, and knowledge. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, and interact with us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a School Health Medical Associate (Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.
In this role, the successful candidate The Medical Associate provides supportive services to the Health Care provider and nursing staff in the care of patients in the ambulatory care setting in accordance with the policies and procedures established by The Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.
Completes all laboratory point-of-care testing and specialty referral forms related to the service.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physicals psychosocial, educational safety and age-related criteria pertinent to the patients served in his/her assigned area.
Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for coworkers/patient's cultural background.
Attends staff meetings and review/signs minutes of meetings not attended. Maintains competence through in-service and educational programs.
Assist with clerical duties specific to area of assignment.
Reinforces health teaching to patients/families.
Keeps all service areas orderly e.g. treatment exam and utility rooms.
Demonstrates EMT competency.
In the High School setting: Screens patients to determine eligibility for Family Planning Benefits (FPB). Completes applications for FPB Medicaid as necessary.
Epic: Verifies insurance via Relay Health and other online insurance verification services.
Epic: Schedules and registers patients for visits with their providers.
Demonstrates a sensitive and supportive attitude towards patients families and/or significant others.
Documents data collected and care rendered.
Responds appropriately to patient emergencies such as cardiac arrest or respiratory failure.
Performs venous phlebotomy.
Coordinates module/site supply request as assigned.
Provides translation services as needed.
Performs simple dressings.
Obtains vital signs height, weights head and chest circumference as needed on all patients.
Checks for completeness of encounter forms and prescriptions.
Completes retrieves and/or prints patient forms i.e. CH 205 CIR.
Retrieves laboratory and ancillary test results from the computer.
Observes and alerts the nursing staff of patients who appear in need of urgent care/immediate care.
Transports and accompanies patients as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalency required. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program. Basic-Cardiac Life Support and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment Certificate.
Preferred Qualifications: 1-2 years of ambulatory care experience preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network 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-Brooklyn 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.
NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.