- Checks vital signs, weighs and measures patients, obtains specimens and records findings on patient’s chart.
- Instructs patients on how to obtain specimens for laboratory testing and performs basic specimen screening.
- Performs vision and hearing testing and simple urinalysis.
- Administers emergency first aid, including basic life support procedures.
- Performs simple first aid such as dressing changes, bandaging and cleansing of wounds, irrigation and cleansing of ears.
- Prepares patient for examination and assists medical provider during examination by providing necessary supplies/equipment.
- Prepares examining room for examination including cleaning and sterilizing instruments and equipment.
- Informs patients on proper preparation for various medical testing.
- Conducts interview of client to obtain routine personal and medical information and appropriate health history.
- Maintains, completes, processes and files patients’ charts, appropriate forms and documents.
- Reports observations of patient to medical staff caring for patient to ensure professional assessment.
- Answers routine inquiries of patients in person or via telephone and makes appropriate referrals.
- Participates in informing patients and their families of health care services and achieving healthful, safe living.
- Maintains inventory of the unit’s equipment stock and supplies.
- Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.
- Directs and escorts patients to other hospital departments and/or facilities, as needed.
- Coordinates efforts of various clinic and facility departments in scheduling and rebooking appointments through manual and/or automated systems and enters pertinent patient information into hospital data systems.
- Obtains blood specimens for laboratory testing by performing venipuncture and/or fingerstick testing.
- Operates electrocardiograph equipment to record electrical wave tracing of the electrical currents of the heart muscle.
1-2+ years of hospital/medical healthcare experience – AHA BLS – preferred
A four-year High School Diploma or its educational equivalent/GED
Successful completion of a NJ or NY Department of Health prescribed training program for CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) – Must have appropriate current certification/licensure.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary
Pay Rate: $25.00 – $28.00 per hour
- Health insurance
- Referral program
- Internal Medicine
- Primary Care
- Urgent Care
- Wound Care
- 10 hour shift
- 12 hour shift
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Evening shift
- Overnight shift
- Rotating weekends
- Weekend availability
COVID VACCINE REQUIRED; BOOSTER PREFERRED
Work Location: One location