Medical Assistant-IR - #1671877

Associated Medical Professionals


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Syracuse, NY
Salary: $17.5 - $23.55 per hour
Contract type: Full time
About the Role
  • An IR Center Medical Assistant in the holding area is responsible for pre-op and post-op care of all patients
What You’ll Be Doing
  • Make Pre-op call to the patient one week prior to the procedure explaining pre-operative instructions
  • Send post-op prescriptions to the patient’s pharmacy before the day of the procedure. These can be sent electronically, by fax or phoned in
  • Call Pathology to coordinate biopsy pickup along with completing any information that may need to be sent along with the specimen
  • Call patient on the day of consult for Review of Systems (history of patient, current medications)
  • Reconciliation of medications
Pre-op
  • Take patients back to get ready for the procedure
  • Start IVs, fill out 2 screening questionnaires
  • Monitor the patient prior to the procedure. Notify the nurse or physician of any vital changes
Sedation Transfer - from Procedure Room to Bay
  • Document signed by Nurse and MA at time of transfer
  • Call the patient’s family of their status and confirm pickup time
  • If transport is needed, call transport and take the patient to vehicle at time of discharge
  • Monitor the patient for 2 hours post-op. Document vitals. Notify the nurse of any changes
  • Manage and access the patients groin site to ensure no bleeding or hematoma occurs
  • Hold pressure on arterial site if needed
  • Discharge the patient. Go over the discharge instructions and answer any questions
  • Scan inventory used for patients outside of the procedure room in the inventory management system
  • Take dirty linens to the pick-up location. Restock linens
  • Help unpack inventory that has been delivered and help put it away
  • Help set-up and turn over the procedure room for the next procedure
  • Turn over patient rooms to get ready for the next patient
  • Monitor hazardous material box
  • Assist the front desk with patient chart prep, scheduling and phone calls if needed
What We Expect from You
  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Medical Assistant degree from an accredited vocational institution, or a community college course in Medical Assisting
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience preferred
  • Certified in Medical Assisting strongly preferred
Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have thorough knowledge in computer information systems Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds Work Environment This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice Travel Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected What We are Offer You At U.S. Urology Partners, we are guided by four core values. Every associate living the core values makes our company an amazing place to work. Here “Every Family Matters” Compassion Make Someone’s Day Collaboration Achieve Possibilities Together Respect Treat people with dignity Accountability Do the right thing Beyond competitive compensation, our well-rounded benefits package includes a range of comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, HSA / FSA, 401(k) matching, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more About US Urology Partners U.S. Urology Partners is one of the nation’s largest independent providers of urology and related specialty services, including general urology, surgical procedures, advanced cancer treatment, and other ancillary services. Through Central Ohio Urology Group, Associated Medical Professionals of NY, Urology of Indiana, and Florida Urology Center, the U.S. Urology Partners clinical network now consists of more than 50 offices throughout the East Coast and Midwest, including a state-of-the-art, urology-specific ambulatory surgery center that is one of the first in the country to offer robotic surgery. U.S. Urology Partners was formed to support urology practices through an experienced team of healthcare executives and resources, while serving as a platform upon which NMS Capital is building a leading provider of urological services through an acquisition strategy Salary Range: Please note that the hourly range for this position will vary based on experience level, education and geographical location. $17.50 - $23.55 / hour U.S. Urology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

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