Medical Assistant

Brooklyn, New York  | Medical Assistant

Description

Position at Northwell Health | GoHealth Urgent Care

In a collaborative manner, the Medical Assistant will provide support to the Medical Providers, Radiologic Technologist, and patients through a variety of tasks, including but not limited to patient care management, organization and communication.  

The Medical Assistant completes all activities accurately, with high quality and in a timely manner while living our vision and mission to become the urgent care Partner of choice by re-defining value and access to quality care through: an effortless experience, a culture of care, and seamlessly integrating with our partners and communities. This vision is achieved through our five core values of Collaboration, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity and Accountability.

Job Requirements

Education

  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program required
OR
  • 2+ years of Medical Assistant experience under a licensed healthcare supervisor within the last 3 years (ABR-OE from the AAMA must be obtained within 2 weeks of hire if Medical Assistant Certification is not obtained upon hire)
Experience: 
  • Medical Assistant experience preferred for Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program
OR
  • 2+ years of Medical Assistant experience within the last 3 years under a licensed healthcare supervisor in lieu of Medical Assistant program

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • One of the following certifications is required (or must obtain within 6 month of hire):
    • CCMA- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (verified through NHA, National Healthcareer Association)
    • CMA- Certified Medical Assistant (verified through AAMA, American Association of Medical Assistant)
    • RMA- Registered Medical Assistant (verified through AMT, American Medical Technologists)
    • NCMA- National Certified Medical Assistant (verified through NCCT, National Center for Competency Testing)
    • EMT - Emergency Medical Technician (verified through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians)