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Medical Technician

Department: Primary Care
Location: Staten Island, NY

Medical Technicians/Assistants

Nationally Registered/Certified Medical Assistants or RMA Preferred  

Department: Primary Care 

Reports To: Nurse Manager 

Location: 57 Bay Street, Staten Island (across from ferry terminal)

Position Status: Full-Time, Monday-Friday; possible Saturdays 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Medical Technician is a member of the clinic staff and is responsible for assisting nursing and medical provider staffs with a prescribed set of duties in the provision of patient care. This position also performs clerical duties, acts as receptionist, maintains medical records and communicates with all disciplines.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
  • Demonstrates initiative and enthusiasm in assisting and taking direction from other health care providers in the delivery of care
  • Accurately performs and records vital assessments, to include but not limited to, vital signs, weight and height, point of service blood glucose testing and promptly reports abnormalities to the medical provider or RN on duty
  • Utilizes appropriate techniques when collecting routine urine specimens and specimens for C/S
  • Appropriately instructs patients on clean catch specimens
  • Utilizes appropriate technique in performing venipuncture to obtain blood specimens in accordance with agency procedure
  • Verbalizes knowledge of and adherence to OSHA standards for blood- borne pathogens when handling blood and body fluids
  • Maintains universal precautions in the provision of patient care
  • Maintains and monitors stock inventory in the treatment center and replenishes supplies in exam rooms on a timely basis
  • Prepares and processes requisitions for routine supplies in accordance with agency procedures
  • Monitors the integrity of equipment and promptly reports malfunction, missing or damaged equipment to the nurse manager
  • Demonstrates competency in answering phones, assembling charts, patient registration, making appointments, computer data entry and retrieval of computer reports
  • Copies, prepares records, and stores and maintains appropriate records
  • Keeps records of all laboratory work sent, files laboratory reports on client record, and prepares and processes Lab/Diagnostic requisitions
  • Conforms to policies and regulations governing patient rights and confidentiality of information 

The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all the job functions. 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

High School Diploma or GED. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program required.  National Certification as a Certified or Registered Medical Assistant preferred.  Experience in ambulatory care setting and some knowledge of medical terminology required. 

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