Medical Assistant - Lake Forest

Job Locations US-IL-Lakeforest
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/13/2021 12:31 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-13829
Category
Allied Health
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Day/Evening/Weekends

Overview

This full-time Medical Assistant (64 hours biweekly) will support a variety of Specialty Clinics at Lurie Children’s Outpatient Center in Lake Forest. 

 

For more information about this location and the 15+ specialties offered please visit: https://www.luriechildrens.org/en/locations/outpatient-center-in-lake-forest-322/

 

Currently offering a $1,500 Sign-On Bonus for full-time openings (60-80 hours biweekly) and $750 Sign-On Bonus for part-time openings (40-60 hours biweekly)!

Responsibilities

  1. Performs phlebotomy as directed by Physician orders.
  2. Administers intramuscular injections, subcutaneous injections, intradermal skin testing, topical medications and ophthalmic drops.
  3. Works in conjunction with other staff to maximize clinic flow.
  4. Intervenes appropriately in emergency situations.
  5. Documents work in patient record either in the Electronic Medical Record or the paper chart.
  6. Provide back up support to front desk staff by scheduling patient visits and performing “check-in, check out” activities.
  7. Perform initial portion of the exam by obtaining measurements and gathering a brief patient history.
  8. Assist Physicians with difficult exams.
  9. Assists in the retrieval and delivery of medications and pharmaceutical products that are dispensed from the Pharmacy to the appropriate patient care provider/s in a timely manner.
  10. Stocks and maintains the clinic area which includes changing needle boxes when 2/3 full
  11. Evaluates and documents changes to the plan whether that be in the Electronic Medical Record or in the paper chart.
  12. Demonstrates knowledge of pertinent aspects and competency with protocols related to the use of chemical disinfection, high level disinfection, and sterilization if required at part of the responsibilities of the role
  13. Other job functions as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma required. 
  2. Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program.
  3. Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) preferred but not required. 
  4. Some college, preferred. 
  5. Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association.
  6. Excellent communication/listening skills.  Substantial interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with pediatric patients, families, physicians, nursing and other allied health and medical center personnel.

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