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If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of RWJBarnabas Health , has been honored time and again—for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
As our status and patient volume continue to grow, we are adding talent to our organization
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located— in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
POSITION SUMMARY: --Under the direct supervision of the Practice Manager, the Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring patient preparation, patient care and patient flow to allow smooth and efficient office operations. --Overall Responsibilities:- -1. Prepares chart for physician:- -- Reviews last MD note for labs, radiology, etc. and makes sure result is available for review at follow-up visit.--2. Escort patients to rooms and prepare them for physical exam (BP, TPR, etc.) and to prepare patient for exam/procedure, instructs patient to disrobe and put on gown/cape when necessary. Any irregularities should be brought to the attention of the physician or clinical personnel.--3. When working alongside the physician, MA makes him or herself readily available to assist with patient care needs.--4. Performs EKGs, accuchecks, blood draw, injections, or other as instructed by physician.--5. Gives instructions to patients as instructed by physician.--6. Prepares examination room for patients and refreshes room and cleans instruments after each patient use.--7. Ensures smooth patient flow and notifies Practice Manager of bottlenecks or any other problems that arise.--8. Performs venipuncture as instructed by physician and prepares specimen for transfer to laboratory.--9. Assists with operation functions, as needed Greeting patients, obtaining insurance/demographic information, scheduling appointments, tests, surgery, etc. Answering phone calls and obtaining messages; creation, retrieval and filing of patient medical records.--10. Assists with maintenance and inventory of all medical supplies in each exam room. Makes note of when additional supplies are needed.--11. Maintains all medical equipment and perform quality control testing of equipment and maintain various QA logs.--12. Works closely with management to maintain smooth operations of the practice.--13. Performs other duties as assigned by Office Manager or Clinical Coordinator
High School Diploma or GED, enrolled in a Nursing Program, current EMT certification, Medical Assistant Certified, Phlebotomist Certified, EKG tech or equivalent; must have a current BLS.
RWJBarnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.