FGP Patient Care Assistant (Medical Assistant), **Astoria, Queens** (1064726_RR00037598)


: $41,375.00 - $62,050.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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NYU School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to med.nyu.edu, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Patient Care Assistant (Medical Assistant), based in Astoria, Queens.The incumbent will be expected to work a schedule similar to this below for a total of 35 hours per week.Monday 8:30a-5:30pTuesday 1p-8:30pWednesday 9:30-5:30pTuesday 10-6pFriday 9a-4:30pSaturday 9a-3p (will need to work two Saturdays a month and would have another day off during the week)In this role, the successful candidate assists the RN/LPN in the care of patients and families by completing assigned patient care tasks; provides competent, safe, and compassionate care with emphasis on an understanding of the challenges faced by hospitalization, undergoing procedures or diagnostic tests; demonstrates NYULMC Core Values in all aspects of job performance.Job Responsibilities:* Assists in emergency situations as directed.* Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards.* Utilizes specialized skills and safety when carrying out specific tasks of patient care as assigned, including phlebotomy, fingersticks for glucose, and electrocardiograms.* Assists in maintaining safety and comfort needs of patients.* Assists in data collection and activities as assigned.* Observes general behavior and reports same to nursing staff to whom patient is assigned.* Completes delegated responsibilities as directed by the Nursing Staff or MDs.* Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:High school graduate or equivalent required.Competencies: Working knowledge of English is evident in verbal, reading and writing abilities; other language an asset; demonstrated ability in computer skills; proficiency in venipuncture and phlebotomy required.Minimum of one year of experience, as a Patient Care Assistant within the last two years.Preferred Qualifications:Some college preferred.Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.If you wish to view NYU School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
Associated topics: cardiac, certified medication aide, clinical, doula, elderly, gmc, home health aide, nursing assistant, patient care technician, wh4 * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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