Medical Assistant

Overview

Date Posted:
9/19/2022
Job Code:
MA
Location:
2626-2640 Pitkin Ave
Address:
2626-2640 Pitkin Avenue
City:
Brooklyn
State:
NY
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Health Services

Description

 

It is an essential job requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for this role. If you need an accommodation of any kind for religious or disability reasons, including related to this job requirement, please contact Human Resources.

Housing Works was founded in 1990; With a long-term commitment to AIDS advocacy. Housing Works established New York State’s first harm reduction-based, OASAS-licensed outpatient drug treatment program. Other services include Health Home care management, behavioral health, and syringe exchange programs. A pioneer in the social entrepreneurship movement, Housing Works operates 13 high-end thrift shops in Manhattan and Brooklyn and a much-loved Bookstore Cafe in Soho. For more information, visit www.housingworks.org
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Housing Works fights for funding and legislation to ensure that all people living with HIV/AIDS have access to quality housing, healthcare, HIV prevention, and treatment, among other lifesaving services.
www.housingworks.org

Benefits:
We have three comprehensive healthcare plans to choose from based on your priorities and budget. Housing Works covers most of the plan; you pay a portion, based on your salary. Staff begins accruing PTO immediately for a total of up to 30 days earned in the first year. We offer employees an educational benefit. This money is available for tuition loan reimbursement, tuition costs, and text books.
 
Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Housing Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Housing Works also does not request prior salary information during the hiring process. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
This position is included in a bargaining unit of Housing Works’ New York City employees represented by a labor union known as the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union (“RWDSU”). Accordingly, the RWDSU has the exclusive right to bargain over the terms and conditions of employment related to this position and this position may become covered by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement (a “CBA”) between Housing Works and the RWDSU

Compensation: $19.30/hr

Overview:

Under the direction of the Nurse Care Coordinator, the Medical Assistant will provide medical support for medical providers as well as general support for other clinical activities such as maintaining equipment and supplies.

Responsibilities

  • Organizes and prepares patient summary sheets and charts for daily clinic.
  • Checks exam room for patient encounter and restock, clean as necessary.
  • Calls patients from the lobby into the exam room.
  • Obtains chief complaint from patient. Obtains vital signs as appropriate per patient visit and medical provider preference.
  • Documents vital signs in Eclinical Works. Assists with patient care under the direction of appropriate medical provider or Nurse Care Coordinator.
  • Understands and maintains universal precautions in all clinical activities.
  • Perform phlebotomy as needed.

Minimum Requirements

 
  • High School diploma
  • Medical Assistant certification required
  • Health care experience preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Computer literate

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.