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Behavioral Health (Promesa)

Medical Assistant  Bronx, NY  : 5/10/2019
Job Description

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Job Category:

Behavioral Health (Promesa)

Position Type:

Temporary/ Seasonal


Acacia Network, the leading Latino integrated care nonprofit in the nation, offers the community, from children to seniors, a pathway to behavioral and primary healthcare, housing, and empowerment. We are visionary leaders transforming the triple aim of high quality, great experience at a lower cost. Acacia champions a collaborative environment to deliver vital health, housing and community building services, work we have been doing since 1969. By hiring talented individuals like you, we’ve been able to expand quickly, with offices in Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, Orlando, Tennessee, Maryland and Puerto Rico. 
We are searching for a Medical Assistant who will be able to perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the facility running smoothly. Our ideal candidate will be accountable for performing patient care activities associated with the personal needs and comfort of clinic patients, assisting members of the clinic team and maintaining a clean, safe environment. 
Responsibilities consist of but not limited to:
  • Provide superior quality care to patients as they travel throughout the facility
  • Assist other medical staff as requested while practicing within limits of training
  • Assist in obtaining medical history and vital signs
  • Provide assistance in care planning and care coordination with providers and other programs within the agency
  • Perform sub-cut, IM, and Intradermal injections as requested
  • Explain appointment procedures, special instructions from providers, and medical procedures to patients as well as address
  • additional needs and concerns of patient
  • Prepare medications as requested by providers
  • Complete medical records in accordance to organizational policy
  • Attend staff and organizational meetings as requested
  • Maintain compliance with all organizational policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate flexibility with dual roles within the program by assisting with front desk support, filing, and stocking supplies in exam rooms
  • Perform additional relevant duties as requested by supervisor/management
Education/ License:
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Associates Degree in healthcare or medical office setting preferred
  • Valid and verifiable Medical Assistant Certification required
  • Minimum of three (3) years practical experience in medical office setting
  • Ability to work on a strong team of professionals in a culturally diverse environment
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and to work and function under pressure
  • Makes decisions within well-defined parameters or the completion of own tasks only
  • Bilingual – Spanish strongly preferred
  • Computer literate
We offer to the chosen candidate a generous compensation package!
*Acacia network is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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