Coordinator - Medical Assistant OHS

Job ID: 255635
Coordinator - Medical Assistant OHS
Vestal, New York

Additional Job Information

Title:?Coordinator - Medical Assistant OHS

City, State:?Vestal, NY

Location:?Lourdes Vestal

Department: Occupational Health

Additional Job Details:?PRN Rotating,?0 Hours, Weekly

About Us

?Lourdes Hospital, part of Ascension, has provided compassionate care to those in need since 1925. In Binghamton, N.Y., the main hospital campus includes a Hospice Program, an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and a Regional Cancer Center. Reaching beyond these boundaries, Lourdes has established a network of primary care physicians at convenient sites throughout the region. The Mission In Motion program, which provides primary care and cancer screening services through two mobile medical vans, makes healthcare accessible to rural populations.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Coordinator - Medical Assistant OHS provides administrative support for associate health activities.


  • Screens visitors and telephone calls. Schedules appointments. Responds to general inquiries concerning the activities and operations of associates.

  • Coordinates associate health related immunizations and tests.

  • Maintains paper and electronic files.

  • Performs clerical and/or office support as required, including processing mail and word processing. Orders, receives, stocks and distributes supplies.

  • Prepares patients for, and assists the provider with, all physical examinations, diagnostic tests, clinical procedures performed at the site. Duties include pain assessments, obtaining vital signs, and documenting presenting problems, for all patients to be seen by the provider.

  • Under the supervision of the provider performs diagnostic tests including but not limited to: EKG's, phlebotomy services, spirometry-pulmonary function, urine drug screens, breath alcohol testing, hearing screens. Provides care to patients under the direction of a Health Care Provider/Registered Nurse.

  • Schedules tests ordered by the provider and obtains appropriate referrals for specialists. Educates the patient on any preparation required for the procedure, insures that signed orders are completed, and that appropriate diagnosis codes and relevant clinical information are documented on the test order form.

  • In conjunction with the patient's provider, and/or Registered Nurse, renders direct patient care in the primary care setting and demonstrates an understanding of the patient's needs related to age and cultural specific development.



  • Required Credential(s):

    • Basic Trauma Life Support?obtained within?1 Month (30 days)?of hire date or job transfer date.?

  • Preferred Credential(s):

    • Medical Assistant.?Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants preferred with maintenance of credentialing status.

Education & Work Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum two (2) years working experience in a medical office setting preferred.

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology, basic patient care, telephone etiquette, and medical office practice and procedures required.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button.?



In addition, you may apply anytime online using any computer OR via one of our computer terminals at the following locations:

??Lourdes Human Resources ? 33 Lewis Road, Binghamton, NY 13905
??Lourdes Hospital, Ground Floor.



Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations.? In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.?

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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