Sher Fertility has an immediate opening for a Medical Assistant in our busy Manhattan office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Phlebotomy lab

o Perform venipuncture/phlebotomy and collect other specimens for testing, using proper technique and Universal Precautions.

o Order tests based on physician order and insurance requirements, and prepare specimens for transport and testing

o Ensure that required consent forms for testing are completed

Participation in patient visits with the physician

o Review patient charts in preparation for physician visits

o Take heights, weights, and vital signs and document results appropriately

o Take medical histories and review purpose of visit

o Review instructions and consent forms with patients, based on prescribed treatment plan

Medications

o Give injections

o Review medication administration instructions with patients, including injection teaches

o Place orders for prescribed medications

Insurance

o Complete medication prior-authorizations and communicates with insurance companies and pharmacies for timely delivery of medications

o Complete required insurance/financial procedures and documents

o Assist with coding for medical and lab procedures

Maintenance of clinical areas

o Keep exam rooms, phlebotomy lab, and other clinical areas clean and stocked

o Sterilize equipment

o Ensure that timely preventive maintenance and repairs are performed on clinical equipment

o Ensure that biohazard materials are disposed of properly

Data entry/Computers

o Utilize Artworks to access necessary clinical information, process lab orders, and to document patient care activities, outcomes, and test results

o Utilize EMR to access necessary demographic, insurance, scheduling, and other information, and to schedule appointments

o Utilize online systems for ordering of tests as necessary

Surgery scheduling

o Coordinate all aspects of surgery scheduling with the physician(s) and surgical facility

o Patient education and preparation for surgery, including ensuring the completion of pre-op testing and receipt and review of results.

Assist physicians, nursing, and other office staff

o Perform duties appropriately delegated by the physician and/or nursing staff, such as IUI's, following up on test results, entering information into Artworks, and calling patients with instructions, answers to questions, or to obtain outcome information

o Assist with exams and procedures

o Assist with administrative/clerical duties as necessary and appropriate

Compliance

o Maintain patient confidentiality by abiding by all aspects of HIPAA

o Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by abiding by all aspects of OSHA

o Adhere to all Practice standards, policies and procedures

Accountability and professionalism

o Develop and maintain professional and effective working relationships with all customers and Practice physicians and staff

o Actively demonstrate behaviors associated with problem-solving, multi-tasking, and accountability

o Assist with training of new MA and lab staff

Attributes / Position Requirements:

Education and/or Experience:

o High school graduate

o Graduate of an accredited Medical Assisting program

oAt least 1 year solid experience as a Medical Assistant.

Competencies:

o Technical skills (i.e. venipuncture/phlebotomy, injections)

o Proficiency with computer systems (EMR)

o Knowledge of and compliance with insurance requirements (i.e. prior-authorizations)

o Adherence to all standards, policies and procedures associated with safety, sanitation, confidentiality, and company operations

Position, Licensure and Certification Requirements:

o Certified by the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

o Current CPR/BLS certification

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Associated topics: ascp, blood collection, lab, medical, medical laboratory science, sample collection, scientist, services, technician iii, technician iv

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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