Medical Assistant (Multi-Specialty/Outpatient) Summit Health – Summit Health – New York, NY

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for assisting physician, PA or NP with clerical duties, patient flow, patient care and procedures.

Essential Job functions:

· Prepares the examination room. Escorts patient into the room. Cleans examination room when exam is complete.

· Maintains efficient patient flow.

· Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.

· Communicates & provides care consistent with age, cultural, spiritual and developmental needs of the patient.

· Answers the telephone in an appropriate manner. Directs calls and/or takes accurate messages.

· Schedules appointments accurately and appropriately according to departmental guidelines.

· Consistently and accurately stocks examination rooms with all necessary supplies.

· Assists in ordering and maintaining of all supplies as assigned.

· Reconciles encounters daily and accurately, according to policy guidelines.

· Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Supervisor and/or Manager appropriately and promptly.

· Understands and performs within scope of practice.

· Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR.

· Reviews and updates medication list and accurately documents known allergies in the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Demonstrates an understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures.

· Accurately documents allergies in EHR.

· Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR.

· Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR.

· Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR.

· Appropriately adheres to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste.

· Maintains proficiency with department specific equipment, troubleshoots and reports malfunctions promptly

· Facilitates transition of care to UCC/Hospital

· Demonstrates flexibility with various work schedules.

· All other duties as assigned

· Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.

· Provide scribing services.

General Job functions:

· Other duties as assigned

Physical Job Requirements:

· Physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account.

· Physical agility, which includes ability to maneuver body while in place.

· Dexterity of hands and fingers.

· Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking).

Environmental Risks:

· Allergens: dust, mold and/or pollen

· Combative Patients / Visitors

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

· High School Graduate/GED / Equivalent Work or Vocational / Technical School / Diploma, required. Associate Degree’s preferred.

· 0-1 year related work experience, required. 2-4 years related work experience, preferred.

· Medical Assistant certification, required

· Basic Life Support (BLS) or within 30 days of hire, required

· Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, required

· Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks in a timely manner, required

· Basic proficiency in computer use, required

· Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed, required


· Travel to satellite locations as needed

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $24.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Vital signs: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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