$1,000 sign-on bonus - Certified Medical Assistant - Burr Ridge Hematology/Oncology at Loyola in Burr Ridge, Illinois

Posted in Other 9 days ago.





Job Description:


Employment Type:


Full time
Shift:






Description:


Utilizes a defined skill set consistent with the basic educational program, certification, and relevant work experience to deliver direct care to the patient in the ambulatory setting. Working under the direct supervision/licensure of the physician, the Medical Assistant is an integral member of the health care
team and is responsible for coordinating the pre/intra/post aspects of the medical visit. Those include direct care, registration & scheduling, physician-patient communication and other office-related tasks. In addition, will administer medication and works directly with other health care professionals at the site as well as ancillary department and services to coordinate care. The core Magis values of care, concern, cooperation and respect are evidenced in daily work.

Position Responsibilities:



Direct Care: Provides care to the patient and support to the physician


throughout the entire visit, beginning at the time of arrival at the


reception desk, during the visit, and completion of the check out


process. This includes but is not limited to history taking, assisting with


routine tasks and procedures, telephone messaging, scheduling and visit


follow up orders. Works under the supervison of a registered


professional nurse when additional skill, assessment and expertise are


needed, or in the absence of the physician.


Clinical Operations: Uses planning and collaboration skills to maintain


optimum work flow in the clinical area, including flexing assignments,


cross coverage and continuous communication with peers to identify


obstacles. Uses problem solving skills and proactive measures to


eliminate roadbloacks that impact the delivery of care. Uses creative


thinking to identify ways that enhance the patient/physician clinic


experience. Oversees supply inventory and is a resource for the routine


use and maintenance of medical equipment. Actively participates in


quality projects and activities that enhance care through evidence-based


practices. Demonstrates a culture of safety in the care environment and


adheres to the standards of care required by regulatory agencies.


Registration & Front office: Utilizes technical skills and knowledge of the


computerized scheduling systems to generate patient demographic info


as well as facilitate appointment scheduling and access to care.


Demonstrates capacity for attention to detail as it relates to insurance,


billing and referral processes.


Scheduling: Demonstrates initial and ongoing competency with the


enterprise's computerized scheduling systems for clinic appointments


and ancillary testing. In addition, coordinates external referrals into and


out of the system when requested or ordered by the physician. Routinely


reviews physician schedules to identify opportunities to improve patient


access and/or reduce wait times, maximize staff/physician productivity


and maintain clinic flow.


Telephone & Communications: Serves as the primary source of contact


for clinical operations within the department. Deals promptly, directly


and completely with messages from patients and physicians. Exhibits


courteous and professional interactions with internal and external


customers. Escalates any unresolved issues to the medical assistant lead,


registered professional nurse or manager. Demonstrates proficiency in


the use of electronic communication modalities.



Position Requirements:



Minimum Education:




Required: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education



Preferred: Administrative or technical background acquired through completion of 2 - 3 years


of college



Specify Degree(s): Successful completion of accredited medical assistant program



Residency: N/A



Minimum Experience:




Required: None



Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience



Details: Ambulatory experience in primary or specialty setting is preferred.



Managerial Experience: N/A



Licensure/Certifications:




Required:



Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) OR


Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) - American Medical Technologists (AMT)


CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)


National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)


National Healthcareer Association (NHA)



Preferred: N/A



Other: 1.) Successful completion of Loyola's phlebotomy training program is required. 2.) Must


complete Loyola's math exam with a score of 100% for medication administration 3.) Must


maintain/demonstrate competency for the 'home base' clinical area as well as at least one other


specialty clinic at the Burr Ridge location



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