Under direction, performs patient care and clerical duties for the surgeons in the clinical suite of the Department of Surgery.
Provides patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc; taking patient’s vital signs including blood pressure, height, weight and entering vital signs in electronic medical record(EMR); updating or collecting patient history;including meaningful use measures; assisting physicians and or nurses in exam room during visit procedures;assist practitioners under their direct and personal supervision to carry out a specific task;relay information about provider wait time status to patients and their families;answering internal calls related to outpatient clinic appointment directed to the clinical area and providing pertinent information. Performs EKGs when necessary. Prep patient for procedure under direct supervision of the provider as needed.
Performs clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: entering data in EPIC; sending receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms requisitions as needed; managing charting process to ensure information completed and filed or scanned appropriately; prepare and send blood, cultures and or other specimens to appropriate laboratories as requested. If applicable perform clerical work such as billing and acting as scribes in the EMR.
Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include: washing and sterilizing equipment; setting up instruments and equipment according to practice protocol; cleaning exam procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patients; restocking exam procedure room,log,track and transport instruments to central supply for sterilization;ordering, sorting, storing supplies,regularly checking dated materials and medications for expiration date and discarding expired items, under supervision. Perform daily routine assessments to ensure cleanliness of facility, identify,log and report issues via appropriate SENTAC request.
In absence of phlebotomist, will perform phlebotomy when needed.
If applicable, log and report clinical office equipment issues as they arise. Report applicable issues to ITS( support desk) as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
High School diploma.
Two years related work experience.
Certification in Phlebotomy.
Highly Desired Requirements
BCLS or ACLS preferred.
Ability to be flexible with work hours for appropriate provider coverage, if and when needed.
Prior Epic experience.
Skill and Abilities
Ability to maintain efficient patient flow with various providers in a high volume outpatient facility.
Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities.
Computer skills required
Organizational and communication skills.
Ability to work as a contributing team member.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
No additional working conditions/physical demands provided.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. The doctors and scientists of Weill Cornell Medicine—faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and Weill Cornell Physician Organization—are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side’s scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine’s powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Weill Cornell Medicine faculty provide comprehensive patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. Weill Cornell Medicine is also affiliated with Houston Methodist.