Certified Medical Assistant Queens, NY Job at Essen Medical Associates, Flushing, NY

  • Essen Medical Associates
  • Flushing, NY

Job Description

Company Overview:

Essen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network provides
high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to some of the most vulnerable and
under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a ‘population health’ model of care, Essen
has five integrated clinical divisions offering services in primary & specialty offices, urgent care
centers, and nursing homes, as well as house calls for home bound patients; all clinical services
are also offered via telehealth. Our Care Management division supports patient-centered care
through care coordination, complex care management and helping address health-related social

Founded in 1999, Essen provides care in all five boroughs of New York City, with a primary
focus in the Bronx.

launched Intention Health Ventures to develop and commercialize our technology innovations.


In this role, you will play a crucial part in the smooth functioning of the medical office by confirming appointments, conducting triage, assisting with in-house procedures, and testing, managing PCP (Primary Care Provider) conversions, handling sterilization and autoclaving, tracking supplies, documenting usage, and updating digital logbooks.


Responsibilities but not limited to:


  • Manage and maintain sterilization processes for all equipment being used while adhering to company policies and protocols
  • Conduct patient triage to assess and prioritize medical needs.
  • Gather relevant information to assist healthcare providers in delivering optimal care.
  • Support healthcare providers during in-house procedures such as EKG and PFT.
  • Ensure a sterile and organized environment for medical examinations.
  • Guide patients through the process of Primary Care Physician (PCP) conversions.
  • Provide information, answer queries, and facilitate a smooth transition.
  • Perform sterilization and autoclaving of medical instruments and equipment.
  • Maintain adherence to infection control protocols.
  • Track inventory levels of medical supplies.
  • Place orders and maintain sufficient stock to support daily operations.
  • Document the usage of medical items and supplies accurately.
  • Maintain detailed and organized records for reference.
  • Update logbooks regularly to reflect accurate information on supplies, procedures, and equipment usage.
  • Other duties as needed.


Required Qualifications:


  • Certified Medical Assistant or Associate degree in Medical Assistant
  • CPR Certification (Urgent Care)
  • Internship experience as a Medical Assistant is preferred.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Familiarity with eCW is preferred.


Required Skills:


  • Competency in conducting triage, assisting with medical procedures, and performing sterilization and autoclaving.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact effectively with patients and healthcare providers.
  • Strong organizational abilities to manage supplies, documentation, and logbook updates.
  • Attention to detail is crucial for accurate documentation and maintaining a sterile environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with healthcare professionals in a dynamic medical office setting.
  • Flexibility to handle diverse responsibilities and adapt to changing prioritie s.


Essen Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who
desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population

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