This Position is currently located in Flossmoor but will be moving to Orland Park in March 2019.
UCM Care Network is seeking a Medical Assistant to perform a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of the Practice Manager in a Primary Care Physician Practice setting.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Triage, conduct vitals
Experience administering vaccinations and immunizations
Complete paperwork and forms
Check schedules and organize patient flow
Accompany patients to exam/procedure room
Assist patients as needed
Prepare room for exam
Collect patient historyPerform screenings per provider guidelines
Assist physicians/nurses with various procedures
Chart; relay 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
Restock 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 is required
Current Certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training
Minimum of one year of recent experience working in a medical office/facility
The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.