Medical Assistant - Peds Sub-Specialty; Part Time

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Able to provide appropriate care to infants, children and their parents, showing sensitivity toward individual needs. Demonstrates knowledge of the ability to provide care to all age groups of children seen in the clinic. Willing to accept responsibility for individual job requirements and performance. Contribute to effective clinic operation. Able to provide appropriate care to patients served and their families

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Major Activities
    • 1.1 Follows Universal Precautions
  • 2. Team Work
    • 2.1 Embraces shared goals versus narrower interests: actively cooperative vs. competitive or non-committal.
  • 3. Knowledgeable/Accountable/Fiscally Responsible
    • 3.1 Continually seeks ways to sustain and improve one-s skills.
  • 4. Flexible/Open Minded
    • 4.1 Listens with an open mind to other-s opinions in the spirit of finding and following the best ideas.
  • 5. Treats the people we serve as guests
    • 5.1 Welcomes patient, visitors and staff in a warm, friendly manner; is courteous; makes eye contact and smiles; introduces self by name and, when appropriate, by position; addresses people by name whenever possible.
  • 6. Listens to patients, visitors and staff and acts promptly to address concerns.
    • 6.1 Uses active listening techniques to understand other-s needs and acts decisively to resolve problems.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

High school graduate Complete Nursing or Medical Assistant program

 

EXPERIENCE

 

1-2 years in clinical setting

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Ability to read, write, and understand the English. Basic clerical skills with experience in computer/fax and medical terminology. Knowledge of basic patient care. Demonstrates the ability to understand and learn care of children including feeding, changing and obtaining vital signs. Proficient in management of stock items. Is able to work closely with physician and clinic personnel to maintain patient flow in the clinic. Must possess a mature sympathetic and caring attitude with the ability to be sensitive to the varied needs of the Pediatric clinic population. Must be flexible, cooperative, and able to meet the demands of the position using appropriate communication techniques.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Standing/walking most of the day and occasionally working in awkward positions. Helps lift heavy objects ten (10) to twenty (20) pounds and also assists in moving of patients ranging from one (1) to two hundred (200) pounds. Moderate stress related to patient care. May be exposed to infectious diseases, hazardous waste. Moderate stress from patient care.

 


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Yale New Haven Hospital provides diverse comprehensive care in over 100 medical specialties. As the primary teaching hospital of the Yale School of Medicine, YNHH provides around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care. In addition to providing quality medical care to patients and families, Yale New Haven Hospital is the second largest employer in the New Haven area, with more than 12,000 employees.


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