• Medical Assistant, Grade IV

    Posting Date 3 months ago(5/2/2018 4:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11057
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    1199 Union
    Department
    Medicine - Endocrinology
    Position Type
    Hourly
  • ABOUT US

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

     

    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

     

    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

     

    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

     

     

    POSITION

    The Medical Assistant will join the Human Longevity Research Program at Einstein's Institute for Aging Research, which includes two epidemiologic studies with more than 2,800 subjects recruited to date.  The responsibilities of the Medical Assistant will include on-site and remote collection of clinical research data from study subjects, including administration of questionnaires and blood draws.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Perform remote and on-site study visits to collect study data that includes questionnaires, physical assessments such as blood pressure measurements, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, grip strength, and collection of a blood sample.
    • Obtain and organize data for the adjudication of clinical study outcomes
    • Assist with preparation of paper and electronic data collection forms for the adjudicaiton of clinical outcomes
    • Organize and maintain inventory of samples in biorepository and prepare samples for specific projects
    • Organize and collect data for studies or special projects

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Associate Degree or equivalent skills and experience 
    • Certified phlebotomist
    • Related experience (i.e. phlebotomy, electrocardiography)

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