Certified/Registered Medical Assistant

Intermed LTD in LaGrange Park, IL is currently looking to hire a Certified/Registered Medical Assistant.  For more details, please see the job description below:
 
Job Responsibilities:
• Assures efficient patient flow:  Responds to needs to expedite visits and maintain flow of patients and prioritize tasks accordingly.
• Escorts patient to exam room and prepares patient for examination.
• Obtains and records accurate vital signs as well as obtaining/verifying and documenting in the EHR relevant information prior to patient encounter, including but not limited to PMP, lab reports, imaging reports, hospital discharge reports, specialists reports etc.
• Documents reason for visit and updates/confirms, allergies, smoking history and pharmacy information. Monitoring and documenting patient symptoms for physicians’ review during clinical exams
• Perform routine office tests and procedures, such as urinalysis, EKG, phlebotomy, spirometry, and injections.
• Collect specimens for testing and sending them in for laboratory analysis
• Anticipates/sets up equipment or supplies needed for visit.
• Cleans and prepares exam room for next patient and clinical procedures.
• Prepares and stocks all exam rooms in treatment area by following established protocols for disinfecting and sterilizing equipment and instruments.
• Maintains vaccine/medication inventory and assures medication and samples have not expired
• Monitors and maintains equipment and instruments according to clinic guidelines.
• Assists in ordering supplies and correctly disposes of all expired items.
• Functions as an integral part of the patient care team and promotes patient satisfaction by interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner
• Accepts and performs delegated responsibilities in a positive manner.
• Communicates appropriately and effectively with patients and patient care team (in the office and on the phone)
• Act as a liaison between patients and providers/specialists
• Responsible for prescription refills and responding as appropriate under the direction of supervising physicians by working with designated pharmacies
• Schedules referrals/ authorizations and outpatient diagnostic testing for patients. Assures proper filing of test results, hospital information and other pertinent information in patient chart.
• Follows regulations regarding narcotic storage and maintains medical inventory log. Assures medications have not expired.
• Under the guidance of the Practice Manager, assists in maintaining all CLIA, OSHA, HFAP and Compliance regulations. Functions with an awareness of safety issues.
• Communicating results and answering patient questions under the direction of the Physician.
• Fill in for medical secretaries at the front desk when needed.
• Adheres to office opening and closing procedures.
 
Education/Credentials:
• High school diploma
• Current Medical Assistant Certification/Registration required. (Non-certified MAs must obtain certification or registration within one year of hire with AMG approved certifying bodies including, NHA, AMT, AAMA, NCCT or AMCA)
• American Heart Association accredited Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification.
 
Additional Requirements:
• Experience with electronic medical record.
• Knowledge of and compliance with regulations. These include but are not limited to COBRA, HIPAA, Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN). Stays up to date with changes and regulations.
• Ability to work in stressful conditions and difficult situations.
• Resilient and flexible in a changing environment.
• Ability to cooperate and work with others.
• Ability to make sound and timely decisions and ability to work rotating shifts any day of the week including Saturdays
• Strong phlebotomy skills
• Good communications skills.
• Strong computer skills
 
To apply, please send your resume to Denise Alexaner at dalexander@mccolleged.edu and indicate in the email the name of the position and the company. 

Contact Info

Career Services

Amorinda Martinez
Associate Director of Career Services
100 South Wacker Drive, LL 1-50
Chicago, IL 60606
312-889-9210
amartinez@mccollege.edu

Denise Alexander
Career Services Coordinator
100 South Wacker Drive, LL 1-50
Chicago, IL 60606

312-236-9000 ext. 1014
dalexander@mccollege.edu

 

Business Hours:

Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

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