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Medical Assistant

Company: Good Shepherd Hospice
Location: Smithtown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Medical Assistant

Facility: Physician Practice Account: St Catherine Physician Practice Location: Smithtown, NY Department: NeurologyMayerson Que Pearl-P Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift Hours: 9:00AM-5:00PM ReqNum: 6034385 Medical Assistant

St. Catherine's of Siena Medical Center is a proud member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island and has served the residents of Smithtown area for more than 50 years. St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center is located on the north shore of Long Island in Smithtown. The campus is comprised of 296-bed not-for-profit community hospital; a 240-bed nursing and rehabilitation care center; and a 60,000 square foot medical office building.

This non-profit hospital offers a wide range of state-of-the-art medical services designed for prevention, early detection and treatment of healthcare problems. St. Catherine offers full range of healthcare services, from primary, tertiary and quaternary services to specialty and sub specialty diagnosis and treatment.

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant is assigned duties and responsibilities related to patient care in a team-based care and integrative health environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Answering phones

  • Scheduling appointments

  • Handling physician correspondence

  • Preparing patient charts for visits

  • Contacting insurance companies for referrals and authorizations

  • Assisting patients with various needs when not providing direct patient care clinical support

Requirements:

  • Competition of an accredited Medical Assistant program required

  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred

  • BCLS training and current certification required

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of two years' experience as MA in a physician practice or ambulatory environment preferred

At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

Our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes to every patient, every time. We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes.

Catholic Health is also proud to be voted one of Newsday's Top Places to Work on Long Island in 2018 and 2019 and Modern Healthcare's Best Place to work in both 2019 and 2020.

Keywords: Good Shepherd Hospice, Westport , Medical Assistant, Other , Smithtown, Connecticut

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