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Certified Medical Assistant - Immediate Care Center

Company: Advocate Health Care
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Scheduled Hours: Full Time; Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and every other weekend. 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Monday - Saturday and 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sundays.

Position Requirements:

** Prefers a Certified Medical Assistant
EMT-B, EMT-P, CMA or CNA, AND 2-3 years of healthcare related experience preferred or pre-hospital patient care experience
or
completion of 1-2 years of nursing school clinical rotations
or
acceptance at an accredited medical school AND 2 - 3 years of healthcare related experience preferred

or Medical Assistant certification AND 2 - 3 years healthcare related experience preferred.

Good communication skills
Basic computer skills
Familiarity with copier and fax equipment
Good customer service skills
Competent patient care with ADLs
Ability to accurately take vital signs
Ability to address patient/ family needs
EMT-B, EMT-P, CNA, CMA certification, and or completion 1-2 years of nursing clinical rotations or medical school or or Medical Assistant certification AND 2 - 3 years healthcare related experience preferred

Current AHA Basic Life Support certification.
Ability to adapt to changes in work assignments and environment
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to frequently stoop, bend, push, pull, climb, lift and demonstrate manual dexterity for extended periods of time.
Ability to lift and assist with the movement of heavy patients and or equipment, up to 300 pounds with assistance.
Ability to adapt to changes in work assignments and environment
Possible exposure to infectious waste and disease
Ability and willingness to work on all shifts, weekends, and holidays in patient care areas
Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time (stand and/or walk 80 percent of the time sit 20 percent of the time, depending on assignment)
Ability to kneel and bend
Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of fire or other disaster

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Purpose:
Support clinic operations, provide quality patient care, ensures quality service, ensures quality service to the occupational health customers, excellent customer satisfaction, and to support an atmosphere of respect and professionalism.

Accountabilities:
Provides quality patient care and supports the operational needs of the clinic.
Serves as a liason with occupational health clients. Coordinates, and ensures excellent care and service to occupational health companies.
Demonstrates commitment to providing quality and safe patient care by participating in performance/process improvement and adherence to all accepted safety standards and practices to ensure patient safety and quality patient care.
Demonstrates professional behavior, follows customer service expectations and participates as a collaborative member of the patient care team.
Participates in educational opportunities to increase professional competence. Provides instruction and orientation to technologists as needed.

Keywords: Advocate Health Care, Arlington Heights , Certified Medical Assistant - Immediate Care Center, Healthcare , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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