FVC Medical Assistant
Fresenius Vascular Care - Flushing, NY

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PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
Supports FMCNA’s mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory, FVC and FMS policy requirements.

Act as an assistant to the Physicians, Registered Nurses and Radiology Technologists. Has frequent contact with patients, visitors, and families. Must work and interact with well with others

DUTIES / ACTIVITIES :
CUSTOMER SERVICE:
Responsible for driving the FMS and FVC culture through values and customer service standards.

Accountable for outstanding customer service to all external and internal customers.

Develops and maintains effective relationships through effective and timely communication.

Takes initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow up regarding customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Understands and is able to follow sterile procedures

Assists the patients to the pre-op area and takes initial vital signs

Assists in preparation of the patient for the surgical procedure by positioning, shaving and prepping

Acts as scrub technologist to assist the physician during procedure; maintaining sterile technique.

Assembles and removes from room, all instruments, utensils, equipment, gloves and linens utilized on the case

Responsible for procedure room cleaning between patients

Transports patients as needed

May participate in CQI projects

Expected to participate in cost control initiative

Keeps assigned areas cleaned and stocked for future exams

Assures confidentiality of patient information and medical records

Is flexible in response to changing work environment or responsibilities

Responsible for sterilization of instruments and associated quality assurance documentation

Responsible for ordering, stocking and inventory of supplies and products

All other assignments as directed by the Facility Manager

Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Day to day work may include desk and personal computer work and interaction with patients, facility staff and physicians. The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials.

Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds/22.7kg. Will be required to perform patient transfers and positioning for patients up to 400 pounds

Must be able to stand for many hours in a protective lead apron

Must work well under pressure and stressful situations

EDUCATION

High school graduate or its equivalent

Medical Assistant Certificate

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS

Some level of Clinical Training Helpful

May require ACLS / BCLS

Must be certified in CPR

Hospital and operating room skills preferred but not necessary

Must be able to speak and understand English

Must utilize universal precautions at all times due to the possibility of exposure to communicable diseases

Have good manual dexterity and must be able to work rapidly

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Knowledge of instrument sterilization techniques

Knowledge of personal protective devices to be utilized when operating radiology systems

Job ID:
12000FND

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Fresenius Vascular Care works with leading Vascular Surgeons, Nephrologists, Interventional Radiologists and Cardiologists throughout the...