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Senior Patient Care Coordinator-Vein Center

Company:
Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Title: Senior Patient Care Coordinator-Vein Center

Location: West Side

Org Unit: Interventional Radiology

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Under supervision, provides administrative and clinical care support for physicians, including taking patient vitals and facilitating patient flow throughout the office visit. This role also provides back-up coverage for front desk check-in and check-out functions and back end administrative functions as needed..

Job Responsibilities
  • Collects patient history intake forms and inputs patient data into the practice management system for physician review.
  • Accompanies the patient and the provider into the exam room.
  • Responsible for taking patient weight, heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Supports the physician who performs history, physical exams, minor diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Ensures cleanliness of exam rooms and sterilization of medical instruments. Ensures the instruments and equipment are gathered prior to patient entering a room.
  • Creates, starts and departs ImageCast appointments and pushes and verifies ultrasound study to PACS in order to transfer US images from Terason units to PACS.
  • Under the supervision/guidance of physician(s) performs the following on the Tersaon ultrasound units when requested: turns unit on/off, freezes images, moves calipers to take vein diameter measurements and vein reflux time and saves captured videos.
  • Labels syringes when asked by physician during patient appointment under direct supervision.
  • Under guidance, follows all patient/staff safety measures for laser use. Handles laser fiber/laser generator, enables/disables foot pedal for physician and may adjust power setting, following required verification checks and under physician supervision.
  • Provides back-up coverage for other staff members including administrative support to physicians and practice administration.
  • Verifies patient insurance eligibility and obtains necessary pre-authorization numbers, if required, prior to appointment date. Facilitates the communication and collection of any fees due from patient.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned within scope of practice.
Education
  • High School Diploma
Experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Graduation from an accredited medical assistant or equivalent clinical training program is required.
  • Approximately 2 years of related experience in a patient-facing clinical setting desired.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Previous experience using computerized appointment scheduling systems (EPIC preferred) and/or electronic Medical Record (eMR) system (ideally EPIC-Care).
Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the 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. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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