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Medical Assistant - Breast Surgery

Medical Assistant - Breast Surgery

Department 
Breast Surgery
Job Locations 
US-NY-Rye
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule 
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

More information about this job

Position Summary

Westmed Medical Group is currently seeking a Medical Assistant for Breast Surgery in the Rye, NY office. Position schedule is Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with flexibility and variation in hours and schedule to meet department needs required.

 

The Medical Assistant works as part of a health care team by assisting the physician in providing high quality patient care in a professional, efficient and safe manner. The Medical Assistant will also provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to patients, while managing time efficiently for the practice to maintain patient flow. 

 

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

OFFICE VISITS:

  • Introduces self to patient while escorting patient into exam room.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs, weight, and height, as needed.
  • Assist patient and physician throughout the visit
  • Collects, labels and processes specimens accurately.
  • Maintains clean patient exam rooms.
  • Assist in biopsies 
  • Assemble and use equipment appropriate to specific medical practice.
  • Prepare instruments for sterilization and dispose of contaminated supplies, as needed.
  • Communicates delays effectively when necessary

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • Provides clerical support to patients such as but not limited to making appointments, booking procedures, obtaining pre-authorizations and answering telephones.
  • Manages medical inventory and supply ordering based on par levels.

 CHARTING:

  • Enters patient information into the computer accurately.  
  • Manages the physician’s desktop accurately and in a timely and efficient manner.

Required Qualifications

 
  • Medical Assistant certificate or completion of a MA program required
  • Medical office experience preferred
  • Must be able to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Phlebotomy certification and experience is a plus
  • Demonstrates positive attitude and excellent customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong computer skills​, EMR experience preferred

Company Overview

Westmed Medical Group is considered the model for the future of healthcare. With over 350 physicians and over 900 staff, we are a high growth, financially thriving, multi-specialty group medical practice providing superior healthcare to patients and health information to the community. Our main office locations are located within Westchester County, New York and lower Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our offices provide full-service care, including primary and specialty care, radiology, lab services, and urgent care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. We are one of over 150 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide. 

 

Westmed strives to be a "provider of choice" and an "employer of choice".  Westmed Medical Group is proudly named by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine as one of the country’s top 30 “Best Workplaces in Health Care.” The distinction was earned for being an organization dedicated to the well-being of our patients, physicians and employees.  Here at Westmed, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.

 

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.

 

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