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Medical Assistant - Must have Pediatrics exp

Posted: June 12, 2024
Salary:US$20 - US$22 per hour + Dental, Health, Vision, 401k, PTO, Weekly Pay
Location:New York
Job type: Contract
Work Location:On-site

Job description

We are hiring for Bilingual Medical Assistants to join our team in the Manhattan, NY area. We are seeking candidates who are a team player, organized, and someone who is both reliable and responsible. If you match the listed requirements below, apply today!

What's in it for you?

  • Dental, health, vision
  • Weekly Pay
  • PTO


  • 35 hrs. per week
  • M, W, Th & F: 8:30 am-4:30 pm & T: 11 am-7 pm. Saturdays AS NEEDED (very rare, just here for transparency. If you work a Saturday, you get a day off during the week!)

Job Type: Contract to hire

Job Title: Medical Assistant

Pay: $20-22/hr

Available Location(s): Manhattan, NY

Department: FQHC - Adult Medicine and Pediatrics


  • Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor or Clinical Manager, screen, interview, counsel and discharge patients. Document all clinical observations, findings, and services provided in the patient's electronic health record (eCW). Report all abnormal observations and findings to the appropriate medical provider in a timely manner.
  • Obtain and document all vital signs including height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, respiration, pulse, pain assessment, body mass index (BMI), and last menstrual period (LMP). Assist patients in completing assessment forms including, but not limited to, Consents, Depression (PHQ), Functional Assessment and Patient Education Tool, as per Center protocols.
  • Administer and appropriately document the following tests/procedures/treatments as ordered by providers: EKGs, Waived Testing, and Phlebotomy, according to Center protocol. Assessments in other clinical areas may include: bone density and audio/visual screening. Assist with examinations and procedures (i.e. colposcopy, pelvic exam, urinary catheterization, endometrial biopsies, LEEP, IUD insertions, etc), as needed and as per nursing standards and Center protocols.
  • Demonstrate proper use of assisted devices including walkers, canes and crutches; escorting patients when necessary.
  • Responsible for retrieving appropriate laboratory, diagnostic and radiology reports as requested.
  • Responsible for providing patients with appropriate containers and verbal and/or written instructions regarding the collection of laboratory specimens such as spectrum, urine and stool, either in the Center or at home, and the subsequent delivery of same: label laboratory cultures and submit to the laboratory in a daily basis.
  • Assist in transporting paperwork, specimens and materials to and from areas when appropriate.
  • Review Telephone Encounter (eCW) daily for follow-up procedures for Labs and send Urgent Lab Recall and Missed Appointment letters, as required.
  • Responsible for notifying Clinical Unit Coordinator of supply shortages in a timely manner.
  • Immediately inform supervisor about any equipment malfunctioning.
  • Responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, sterilization and maintaining clinical equipment and medical instruments as per protocol.
  • Responsible for preparing and organizing the supplies in the examination rooms. This includes preparing examination table; ensuring that supplies are not expired and are maintained in an organized manner in cabinets; ensuring that all necessary equipment and supplies are readily available for the practitioner's use; and informing the Unit Coordinator of the supplies to be orders in a timely manner.
  • Maintain refrigerator, freezer and ambient room temperature logs and waived test logs in a daily basis.
  • Perform Medical Assistant duties in accordance with the current Joint Commission's Nation Patient Safety Goals.
  • Perform Medical Assistant duties when assigned to other clinical areas.
  • Communicate with clinical, clerical, and managerial staff to provide continuity of patient care.
  • Practice accepted infection control measures in accordance with OSHA Blood Bone Pathogens Standards, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Attend health center and network meetings, as required and assigned.
  • Report any unusual occurrences or problems in a timely manner to Unit Manager.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.


  • Medical Assistant course certificate or national certification (required)
  • 1-2 years of working in Acute, Ambulatory, and Home Health Care setting (highly preferred)
  • Must have pediatrics experience (required)
  • Fluent in English and Spanish (highly preferred)
  • CPR + BLS cert - Required
  • Infection control certification (required)
  • High school diploma or equivalency (required)
  • Must be compassionate
  • Have a desire to help others
  • Must have a "tough skin"

Apply today!!