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Medical Assistant, UCM Care Network

Job Description:

This Position is currently located in Flossmoor but will be moving to Orland Park in March 2019.

JOB SUMMARY

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

Answer calls

Send/receive patient medical records

Obtain lab/X-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc

Complete forms/requisitions as needed

Schedule appointments

Insurance coverage verification

Manage and update charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately

Prescription Refills

Ordering, sorting, storing supplies

Restock exam/procedure room

Perform other duties assigned

CORE COMPETENCIES

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School Graduate

Medical Assistant Certification is required

Current Certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training

Phlebotomy 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.



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