Job Details : Health Care Associate (Medical Assistant) - Bronx - Planned Parenthood

Health Care Associate (Medical Assistant) - Bronx

Planned Parenthood

Job Location : Bronx, NY, USA

Employment Type : Full-Time

Posted on : Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:53:45 GMT

Job Description :

$22 an hour
Planned Parenthood of New York City is seeking a Health Care Associate to join our Clinical Services team. These Health Care Associates are based at our Bronx Center located at 349 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451.

What the Health Care Associate does:

  • Works flexibly and cooperatively with the multidisciplinary team to provide and champion excellence in customer service
  • Provides individual support and education to patients for all services
  • Assists patients as needed with completion of medical/social history and enters information in health record
  • Obtains required informed consent for medical services and clinical research
  • Assists medical providers in the procedure/exam rooms with the provision of clinical services and surgical services
  • Maintains an updated inventory of supplies needed for the daily provision of services
  • Ensures procedure/exam rooms properly prepared, cleaned and stocked according to agency guidelines

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Assistant certification from an accredited school or program
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience as a Medical Assistant
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records
  • Superior customer service and teamwork skills
  • Flexibility in work schedule which could include non-consecutive workdays, evenings or Saturdays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in a Women’s health care setting
  • Work experience in Phlebotomy, Urinalysis, Pregnancy Testing, Rapid HIV Testing
  • Knowledge of Medicaid screening
Compensation for this role is on the following scale:

$22/hr 1-2 years of Healthcare work experience
$24/hr 2-4 years of Healthcare work experience
$26/hr 4+ years of Healthcare work experience
ALL POSITIONS AT PLANNED PARENTHOOD REQUIRE:
Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.

WHY WORK AT PPNYC?
It is an exciting and important time to work with Planned Parenthood of New York City. We are building on our strength with dynamic new leadership, talented staff members, engaged donors and activists, and amazing community partners. We are determined to thrive and grow in these times of transition and resistance.

Working at PPNYC is more than a job. It is an opportunity to help ensure that all New Yorkers have access to affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care and evidence-based education programing so they can lead healthy lives and fulfill their dreams. We approach our work through a reproductive justice lens, seeking to break down the barriers, whether through our services, education or advocacy efforts, which prevent individuals from accessing the health care and information they need and deserve.

At PPNYC, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPNYC fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.

PPNYC knows that our greatest asset is our people. We offer competitive compensation and robust benefits package to eligible employees. Our benefits package includes comprehensive health and dental insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan including an employer contribution, and generous paid time off.

Planned Parenthood of New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.
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