Medical Assistant – Nuvance Health – Poughkeepsie, NY

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

TITLE: Certified Medical Assistant



: Performs tasks and responsibilities within the framework of case finding, health teaching, health counseling, and provision of supportive and restorative care under the direction of a licensed health care provider.

Current Medical Assistant preferred and BLS Certification Experience: 1 year physician office experience

1. Patient Care – Collect all outside medical records and test results from referring physician for health care provider review.

2. Review patient schedule with health care provider and plan for clinical day.

3. Helps to prepare, maintain, retrieve and re-file patient charts.

4. Clean exam rooms, ensures proper supplies are available, and demonstrates safe use of equipment related to patient care.

5. Maintain infection control measures with all patient contact. Comply with standards of Infection Control and Quality Improvement Policies and Procedures at all times.

6. Promotes a safe and efficient working environment by adhering to safe equipment and supply handling Policies and Procedures at all times.

7. Immediately reports all incidents, irregularities, unsafe conditions, equipment and/or unusual occurrences to Site Supervisor.

8. Escort patient to exam room and perform routine testing within the scope of Certified Medical Assistant Practice.

9. Assists practitioners with the completion of patient summaries, medication/allergy reconciliation at every office visit, and history forms.

10. Demonstrates knowledge of age appropriate care.

11. Consistently responds to patient and family members concerns in a prompt, courteous and professional manner. Directs inquires, complaints or problems to appropriate resource.

12. Transfer to the appropriate clinical staff, clinical patient calls, and reviews.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS Certification: Current Medical Assistant preferred and BLS Certification Experience: 1 year physician office experience

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL FACTORS Physical: Requires light to moderate physical effort as in prolonged periods of sitting, standing, stocking/unpacking supplies, repeated changes of position with the work routine or other constant physical movements. Mental: Moderate stress due to periodic or cyclical workload pressures. ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Location: Poughkeepsie-1 Columbia Street-Suite 300

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: Monday-Friday 8:30-5

Org Unit: 1404

Department: Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons

Exempt: No

Grade: S3

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

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