• Experience 0-5 Years
  • Category Healthcare
  • Location New York, NY

Job Description

Start your career at Memorial Sloan Kettering and you’ll find yourself quickly making a difference in the lives of our patients. When you join us as a Session Assistant, you will find meaningful work and become part of a team where everyone plays an important role in the fight against cancer. Making a difference in the lives of others. This is a life’s calling.

 

You are:

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

Responsibilities

 

  • Work as part of a practice staff team of session assistants to ensure that each physician practice session is well prepared, well organized, and fully utilized and that each patient visit occurs with satisfaction.
  • Serve as a liaison between the patient, family and clinical team during the office visit.
  • Greet/check-in and orient patients to the outpatient visit and to the environment, as well as complete the patient visit by scheduling and coordinating all appropriate tests, procedures, visits, treatments and consultations in accordance with the physicians’ orders.

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of an Associates degree or at least two years of college completed; Students who have demonstrated a commitment to health care through internships, related summer jobs, or volunteer assignments will be considered.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to handle acutely ill patients in stressful situations with a positive demeanor
  • Ability to provide at least a 2 year commitment

Hours vary between 6:15am and 10:00 pm (Monday-Friday, occasional weekends). Schedules are provided a week in advance. *Must be flexible to work anytime during this time frame.

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