Medical Assistant

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Salary

Minimum: $35,000
Maximum: $40,000

Published

10/31/2018

Start Date

11/27/2018

Application Deadline

11/26/2018

Address

935 Broadway
Brooklyn
New York
11221
United States

Description

Assist agency physicians in providing comprehensive direct patient care and Burprenorphine Treatment Services to clients, including:


  • Conduct physical examinations and record client data in charts and electronic medical records systems.
  • Interpret and evaluate patient data to determine appropriate patient management and treatment plan.
  • Perform detailed and accurate review of patient records to develop comprehensive medical status reports.
  • Provide instructions and guidance regarding medical care matters to patients.
  • Facilitate patient access to all AHP services.
  • Provide education in buprenorphine and other drug treatment options.
  • Provide buprenorphine induction and maintenance, and medically-assisted buprenorphine treatment.
  • Order laboratory tests and review lab results with patients.
  • Participate in testing and treatment for HIV & STIs.
  • Institute emergency measures and emergency treatment or appropriate stabilization measures in situations such as cardiac arrest, shock or convulsions.
  • Participate in program evaluation.
  • Participate in weekly supervision.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality as per HIPPA laws and AHP policies and procedures.
  • Assume other program-related tasks as assigned.


Ideal candidate:

  • New York State certified Medical Assistant.
  • Knows and supports harm reduction philosophy. 
  • Has experience in HIV prevention, STIs, mental health and/or substance use treatment. 
  • Has experience working in a harm reduction environment. 
  • Has knowledge of Brooklyn substance-using communities and service providers. 
  • Has experience and/or desire to work with disenfranchised populations.
  • Able to work as part of a team within a larger organization with multiple programs. 
  • An organized, self-motivated person, committed to working in a multi-cultural, multi-racial diverse environment.


To learn more about our organization, please visit

Benefits

Full medical benefits, including dental.

Pension plan.

Life insurance (double salary value) at no cost to employees.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Other

How To Apply

fsoto@afterhoursproject.org

Please apply to fsoto@afterhoursproject.org


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