Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.
Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:
Key position for assisting physician with examination and care of patients. Works collaboratively with physician to facilitate patient care and physician efficiency.
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Minimum Experience: 2 years medical assistant experience or graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Program. Doctor’s office or other practice experience preferred.
Required Certification/Licenses: None. Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
Physicial Demands: Work requires considerable variety of fairly steady active physical exertion with some and/or continuous standing or walking.
Manual Dexterity: Work requires moderate speed and accuracy, excellent keyboarding skills for scheduling and electronic medical records.
Working Conditions: Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations and occasionally to irregular work hours.