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School Health Medical Associate - George Wingate Campus (600 Kingston Avenue). Job in Brooklyn FOX8 Jobs

Brooklyn, New York
Job Type
10 Jun 2022

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes eight primary care sites, 40 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about  Family Health Centers at NYU Langoneand interact with us on  LinkedIn Glassdoor Indeed Facebook Twitter YouTube  and  Instagram .

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a School Health Medical Associate.

In this role, the successful candidate provides supportive services to the Health Care provider and nursing staff in the care of patients in the School Health setting in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Completes all laboratory point-of-care testing and specialty referral forms related to the service.
  • Transports and accompanies patients as needed.
  • Observes and alerts the nursing staff of patients who appear in need of urgent care/immediate care.
  • Retrieves laboratory and ancillary test results from the computer.
  • Completes retrieves and/or prints patient forms i.e. CH 205 CIR.
  • Checks for completeness of encounter forms and prescriptions.
  • Obtains vital signs height, weights head and chest circumference as needed on all patients.
  • Performs simple dressings.
  • Provides translation services as needed.
  • Coordinates module/site supply request as assigned.
  • Performs venous phlebotomy.
  • Responds appropriately to patient emergencies such as cardiac arrest or respiratory failure.
  • Documents data collected and care rendered.
  • Demonstrates a sensitive and supportive attitude towards patients families and/or significant others.
  • Epic: Schedules and registers patients for visits with their providers.
  • Epic: Verifies insurance via Relay Health and other online insurance verification services.
  • In the High School setting: Screens patients to determine eligibility for Family Planning Benefits (FPB). Completes applications for FPB Medicaid as necessary.
  • Demonstrates EMT competency.
  • Keeps all service areas orderly e.g. treatment exam and utility rooms.
  • Reinforces health teaching to patients/families.
  • Assist with clerical duties specific to area of assignment.
  • Attends staff meetings and review/signs minutes of meetings not attended. Maintains competence through in-service and educational programs.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for coworkers/patient's cultural background.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physicals psychosocial, educational safety and age-related criteria pertinent to the patients served in his/her assigned area.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalency required. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program. Basic-Cardiac Life Support and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment Certificate.

Preferred Qualifications:
1-2 years of ambulatory care experience preferred

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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  • Job Reference: 620989891-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Recruiter: NYU Langone Health
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent