Medical Assistant

Diamond Headache Clinic in Chicago, IL is currently looking to hire a Medical Assistant.  For more details on their opportunity, please see their job description below:

DESCRIPTION
The Certified Medical Assistant performs all activities for the enhancement of patient care and contribution to the
organization and efficiency of the department. The Certified Medical Assistant will routinely assist in providing all
aspects of clinical care as needed, within their realm of clinical competence as delegated and supervised by the
Physician, Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse.

JOB DUTIES
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Contribute to patient satisfaction and participate in quality assurance and improvement.
• Support and participate in a team approach to the delivery of patient care within the Outpatient Clinic.
• Prepare exam rooms, instruments and nurse stations for the day.
• Assist team with flow for the day.
• Escort patients to exam rooms and assist in gathering and updating clinical data in EMR for both new and
return patients which include but are not limited to vital signs, reason for visit, past medical & surgical
history, family medical history, social history, current medications, previous medications/treatments
(both tried and failed), pharmacy information, allergies, contact information, risk factors, and any other
information as directed by Team Physician.
• Discharge patients from rooms which include but are not limited to ensuring prescriptions are ready for
provider to sign, direct provider to the next patient room, print imaging test orders from EMR for patient,
check any lab orders, check for provider orders including injections, Botox & hospital admission; book
patient’s follow-up appointment as needed, document the discharge process in EMR.
• Handle follow-up lab letters as directed by Team Registered Nurse.
• Perform EKGs & phlebotomy tasks once trained by Lab Manager.
• Fulfill DHC competency skills requirement under supervision of the Nurse Manager.
• Attend required meetings, in-services, & participate in committees as requested; steps forward with any
ideas/concerns regarding clinical floor.
• Complete Disability/FMLA documents.
• Complete medication prior authorizations and any team prescription refill faxes.
• Participate in ongoing or upcoming clinical research trials as needed.
• Back-up for scanning and front desk as needed.

 

To apply, please send your resume to Denise Alexander at dalexander@mccollege.edu and indicate in the email the name of the position and company you are applying for.

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