Brooklyn, NY 11220

Post Date: 05/09/2018 Job ID: GCAH005 Industry: ALLIED HEALTH Pay Rate: $18/HOUR

The Medical Assistant will assist in all aspects of patient flow throughout the Outpatient Physician Department.  This includes, but is not limited to greeting patients, pulling/filing charts, typing forms, preparing documentation for transmission, answering telephones and assisting the physician, physician’s assistant, clinical nurse and technical staff in various aspects of patient care. 


  • Provides translation for Mandarin & Cantonese speaking patients.
  • Ensure that the patient is greeted in a professional manner upon triage period
  • Responsible in seeking why the patient is here today before they are seen by the doctor
  • Responsible for the proper taking and recording of the patient’s vital signs
  • Prepare chart after registration, ensuring that all paperwork necessary for completing the visit is present
  • Assist physicians and clinical nurse(s) as needed
  • Assist and direct patients to proper specified area, resulting in a smooth flow of clinic areas
  • Responsible for all exam and clerical areas are well stocked with all the appropriate materials
  • Ensure that all medical forms are completed properly and that the doctor has signed and documented all required forms (including doctor notes, ancillaries, thresholds, etc.)
  • Demonstrates courtesy and considerations in regards to patient confidentiality
  • Provide referrals for patients as needed
  • Knowledge of all equipment in work area and maintenance of the equipment
  • Photocopy necessary forms/documents for transmission
  • Full utilization of computerized system, (where appropriate), including updating information, answering requests by physicians, medical assistants, physician assistant, and executive staff. (Athena, Cerner, Eagle, Med-Manager, etc.).
  • Respond to information contained in Athena EMR “Buckets”.
  • Assist in answering phones in a professional manner
  • Performs Phlebotomy
  • Performs EKG and application of cardiac monitors
  • Performs duties in compliance with all safety and infection control guidelines
  • Give specific consideration of population related needs during processes of assessment, treatment and care
  • Maintains logs as necessary (i.e., labs, specimen containers, refrigerator temperatures, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in human growth and development in patient care and management
  • Make call backs/reminder calls for patients with upcoming appointments as assigned
  • Must be able to perform light typing and filing
  • Performs all other job-related functions as designated by the Office Manager
  • Demonstrates a sense of calmness in stressful situations


  • Faxes and scans documents
  • Prepares Medical Waste
  • Stocks exam rooms
  • Maintains and monitors medication cabinets


  • Interacts with patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees in a considerate, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Displays a positive attitude within the department and across departmental lines in support of the organization's programs and mission.
  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team to facilitate goals and objectives.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all organization's and patient information.
  • Presents neat appearance in proper attire and identification as required by position and organization's policy.
  • Fosters mature professional relationships with fellow employees. 


  •  High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required.


  • 1year (minimum) in a health care facility preferred


  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) required
  • BCLS certification required


  • Trilingual: Cantonese, Mandarin, English required
  • Medical Terminology
  • Computer skills


Gotham Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees


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