This Position is located in Joliet.
A Medical Assistant, UCM Care Network, is an employee who performs a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, mid-level provider or physician in an office setting.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Triage, conduct vitals
Experience administering vaccinations and immunizations
Complete paperwork and forms
Checking schedules and organizing patient flow
Accompany patients to exam/procedure room
Assist patients as needed
Prepare room for exam
Collect patient history
Perform screenings per provider guidelines
Assist physicians/nurses with various procedures
Charting; relaying instructions to patients/families
Send/receive patient medical records
Obtain lab/X-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.
Complete forms/requisitions as needed
Insurance coverage verification
Manage and update charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately
Ordering, sorting, storing supplies
Restocking exam/procedure room
Perform other duties assigned
Considerable skill in communicating verbally, in determining priorities and in organizing work; ability to maintain an organized, alphabetized filing system.
Considerable skill in handling sensitive public contacts with discretion, tact and courtesy when dealing with patients, coworkers and physicians.
Physical ability to perform stocking, lifting and transporting supplies and instruments.
General working knowledge of PC.
Computerized appointment scheduling experience preferred.
Ability to handle stress in a fast paced environment.
Education: High School Graduate
Medical Assistant Certification Required (AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCMA)
Current Certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training
Minimum of one year of recent experience working in a medical office/facility
The University of Chicago Medicine Care Network is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, national origin, ancestry, age, parental status, disabled status, veteran status, or any other legally protected classification, in accordance with applicable law.
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