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Ramon Velez Expansion Project

Medical Assistant  Bronx, NY  : 11/30/2021
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Job Category:

Ramon Velez Expansion Project

Position Type:

Full Time


KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                            


  • Assist other medical staff as requested while practicing within limits of training
  • Assist in obtaining medical and social history
  • Provide assistance in care coordination with providers and other programs within the agency
  • Explain appointment procedures, special instructions from providers, and medical procedures to patients as well as address additional needs and concerns of patient
  • Complete medical records in accordance to organizational policy
  • Attend staff and organizational meetings as requested 
  • Demonstrate flexibility with dual roles within the program by assisting with front desk support, Filing, and stocking supplies in exam rooms
  • Maintain compliance with all organizational policies and procedures
  • Perform all vitals, temp, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height, weight, BMI, Adult Weight Assessment
  • Conduct allergy testing, medication reconciliations, cultures, lab procedures, venipunctures and all other interim care 
  • Checking of Crash Cart AED, Defibrillator, EBOX and other equipment daily
  • Point of care testing and patient education
  • Referrals/Care Coordination
  • Perform additional relevant duties as requested by supervisor/management  




  • Valid Vaccination Against Covid-19 
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Associates Degree in healthcare or medical office setting preferred.
  • Valid and verifiable Medical Assistant Certification required. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification required.

            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

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