Medical Assistant

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

Job posting number: #7087235

Posted: October 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
Assist with general clinical patient care and complete referrals as a Medical Assistant within the scope of practice as defined by New York State law, under the direction of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or physician. Perform laboratory responsibilities under the direction of the Medical Director and Nurse Manager. The Medical Assistant will report to the Nurse Manager. 12-month position.
HS diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a certified Medical Office Assistant or Certified Nurse Aide program. Minimum of 1 year experience as a Medical Office Assistant. CPR certification required.
Job Specific Qualifications
Successful completion of a certified Medical Office Assistant or Certified Nurse Aide program, phlebotomy experience required, experience with referrals preferred.
Clinic Duties: Support providers and nursing staff: Rooming patients, collecting vital signs and information regarding patient health status, coordinate care (phone calls, appointment changes), documenting clinical interactions in patient chart (EMR), providing patient education materials.

Laboratory Duties: Support the nurses with laboratory functions: phlebotomy, handling of specimens (including use of centrifuge), CLIA-waived laboratory testing, Quality Controls, documentation of test results, specimen tracking with outside laboratory, scanning of faxed results into electronic health records, stocking of laboratory supplies.

Coordinate and manage the referrals process: making referrals to specialists, obtaining prior authorization as required by insurance company and communicates appointment information to the student.

Assist Nurse Manager/Associate Director with special projects and other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements
Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit
About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

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Job posting number:#7087235
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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