SUNY Upstate Medical University Medical Assistant in Syracuse, New York
Job Summary: Medical Assistants perform clinical, laboratory, and clerical support activities in inpatient care areas of the hospital, hospital ambulatory services, outpatient clinics, and laboratories. Incumbents assist physicians or other hospital/medical personnel in providing patient care, preparing patients for procedures and examinations, recording vital patient data, and performing standardized routine laboratory procedures such as phlebotomy, patient specimen collection, and specimen processing. Incumbents also perform routine clerical activities such as greeting and directing patients, accessioning tests, producing reports, answering telephones, gathering and entering data, and scheduling appointments.
The NYS Department of Civil Service has developed the Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement (HELP) Program, Effective April 5th, 2023 . During this program, the NYS Civil Service Exam requirements are suspended for the Medical Assistant, SG08 title.
For consideration for this title, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:
Either 1: One year of full-time experience performing clinical and clerical support activities in a health care setting.
Or 2: completion of a college, university, technical school or vocational school medical assistant program.
Schedule is based on 40 hours a week. Day/Evening rotation; every other weekend; holidays per hospital policy
Message to Applicants:
**Please be sure to review the minimum qualifications listed above to confirm you are eligible for consideration. For the duration of the HELP program, the NYS Civil Service exam requirements are suspended. This means during this program applicants will not have to take the NYS Civil Service Exam to be considered for appointment.
Position Status: Permanent
Recruitment Office: Human Resources
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