Medical Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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  • Maintain adequate inventory of lab and / or clinical supplies.
  • Oversee and assist junior level Medical Assistants and Phelbotomists with their job responsibilities.
  • Handles administrative duties such as training, scheduling, quality assurance and monitors workflow.
  • Perform venipuncture (blood draws)
  • Process specimens per protocol. Oversees specimen shipping - coordinate pick-ups and tracking of specimens.
  • Interview and record participants information (such as medical history, meds, nutrition, sleep, physical activity, neurocognitive, etc)
  • Perform electrocardiograms; record height, weight, blood pressure, urine specimens; dental information, hearing, etc.
  • Obtain informed consent after necessary training
  • Conform to all applicable HIPAA and safety guidelines
  • Perform clinical and and lab procedures including, but not limited to: spirometry, ECG, pipetting, Centrifuging, equipment calibration and maintenance, dispensing/receipt logs.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Associates degree, science major, or equivalent skills and experience required.
  • License/Certification as a Phlebotomist technician, Nursing Assistant, and/or Medical Assistant required
  • Centralized training certification in multiple study areas strongly preferred
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish required

Skills and Competencies

  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner, be organized, an attentive listener and computer literate
  • Must have the ability to handle and assist with study equipment and surveys
  • Must be proficient in processing blood specimens by accessioning, spinning and packaging for transport, and have knowledge of all blood and urine specimen requirements and waste/red bag disposal

Other requirements

  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule (morning to early afternoon and occasional Saturdays)
  • Availability to attend future training in/out of state required

ounded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

Einstein s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art hospital without beds , a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein s clinical faculty and training Einstein s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


Associated topics: blood collection, medical technologist, mls, pathology, scientist, services, sterile processing technician, surgical technologist, technician i, technician iii

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