Full-time, Paid, Administrative Assistant, Primary Care and HIV

November 4, 2022

Fri., Sept. 23

Dr. Eamonn Vitt, Direct Primary Care

Position Description 
Dr. Eamonn Vitt, a Family Physician and HIV Specialist, is seeking an administrative assistant for his small, friendly, human-centered Direct Primary Care practice in Greenwich Village, NYC. The practice specializes in HIV treatment and prevention and Gay Men’s health and is the first direct primary care micropractice in NYC. Its core value is the primacy of the doctor-patient relationship.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Assisting the doctor with the multifaceted challenges of the healthcare industry
  • Providing incredible customer service to every patient
  • Greeting and welcoming patients to the office
  • Maintaining absolute patient confidentiality and discretion in accordance with professional expectations as well as HIPAA policy
  • Answering phone calls, emails, questions, etc. in a prompt and polite manner
  • Managing patient scheduling, onboarding new patients, and managing new patient inquiries
  • Handling payments accurately and responsibly
  • Entering patient information and scan, update, and file medical records accurately
  • Communicating with patients, pharmacies, laboratories and other offices under doctor’s guidance
  • Assisting patients with coordination of care and navigation of the healthcare bureaucracy
  • Coordinating laboratory specimens for send-out
  • Helping to maintain a clean, courteous, and professional working environment
  • Organizing and maintaining supplies
  • Assisting with appropriate clinical matters when necessary
  • Assisting with website content and possibly small research/writing projects
  • Possibly assisting with phlebotomy (blood-drawing)
  • Studying (MCAT/etc.) or working on professional school applications in the case of occasional downtime

Position Requirements: 

  • Graduating senior or recent college graduate who will be taking a gap year prior to attending/applying to medical school or other healthcare/mental health graduate school programs
  • Interest in gay men’s health and HIV treatment and prevention
  • Friendly and can-do attitude with patients and coworkers, and a great sense of humor
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, a flexible and adaptable team player, and the ability to work in a continuously evolving environment
  • Computer/IT proficiency
  • Follow COVID-19 infection control precautions
  • Be immunized against standard communicable diseases (including but not limited to COVID-19 and Influenza) before starting the job

Time Commitment
Full-time, Mon. - Fri. Target start date of June 1, 2023, with a one-year commitment. 

$20 per hour or more, depending on candidate experience. Paid time off offered. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as this is a competitive position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.