Certified/Registered Medical Assistant - Putnam Hospital Ophthalmology
Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
Employment Type Full-Time
CareMount Medical's Putnam Hospital office is seeking a patient-centered Certified/Registered Medical Assistant to support and provide the highest quality of care for our busy ophthalmology department.
*Ophthalmic or other relevant optometry experience strongly preferred
Monday –Friday approx. 8:30-5:30; 1 weekend per month, no late nights
Position Overview: The role of a Certified Medical Assistant is to provide care to patients/significant others via direct and/or telephone contact, following established standards and practices. Assists physician or other provider with clinical procedures.
Typical Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion including moving and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time. Occasionally exerts up to 100 pounds of force, such as assisting patients in arising from the exam table, pushing patients in wheelchairs, or assisting patients into/out of wheelchairs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. May require occasional lifting and carrying office supplies.
Typical Working Conditions: May require frequent exposure to communicable diseases and body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other substances and conditions common to a medical office environment. Requires working in close proximity to other personnel. Requires use of computer keyboard throughout the work day. May require use of autoclave for instrument sterilization. Requires working under stressful conditions and/or working irregular hours.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. At least one year of clinical experience in a medical office / clinic or hospital setting, or graduate of an accredited medical assistant program. Record of prior stable employment and / or favorable references.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program with at least one year of recent experience as a medical assistant. Current certification as a medical assistant or eligible for certification. Current CPR / BLS certification.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. CareMount is an EEO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability
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CareMount Medical is the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State. CareMount Medical provides the highest quality medical care in over 40 different locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Ulster counties. We provide medical care to over 500,000 patients in 43 different locations.Founded in 1946, CareMount Medical has grown to 560 physicians representing 43 different medical specialties with major campuses in:Mount KiscoCarmelKatonahKingstonFishkillJefferson ValleyPoughkeepsieRhinebeck