Medical Assistant (Credentialed/Certified) ENT Clinic

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Medical Assistant (Credentialed/Certified) ENT Clinicxc2xa0Hiring Department: ENT ClinicHiring Unit:xc2xa0 University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health)Location:xc2xa0xc2xa0Chicago, IL USARequisition ID: 1022076Posting Close Date:xc2xa0 4/9/2024Position Number: CE8839About the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health)The University of Illinois Hospital & Health SciencesSystem (UI Health) provides comprehensive care, education, and research to thepeople of Illinois and beyond. A part of the University of Illinois at Chicago(UIC), UI Health comprises a clinical enterprise that includes a 495-bedtertiary care hospital, 22 outpatient clinics, and 13 Mile Square Health Centerfacilities, which are Federally Qualified Health Centers. It also includes theseven UIC health science colleges: the College of Applied Health Sciences; theCollege of Dentistry; the School of Public Health; the Jane Addams College ofSocial Work; and the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing, including regionalcampuses in Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, Springfield, and Urbana. UI Healthis dedicated to the pursuit of health equity.This is a full-time and benefits eligible position.xc2xa0 UI Health offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience.xc2xa0 In addition all full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick.xc2xa0 In addition we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents.xc2xa0 Click for a complete list ofxc2xa0Employee BenefitsUI Health is seeking a Medical Assistant Credentialed Certified to join our ENT Clinic in our Specialty Care Building.xc2xa0 This role will work under the direction of the Physician, performs a variety of clinical and clerical services to support physician practice in an outpatient setting. Maintains medical records in Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems, reviews and prepares EHR to ensure completeness prior to patient exam, obtains missing documentation, documents medical visits, observations, and related activities.Duties & Responsibilities:xc2xa0Direct Patient Care Tasks:Assists nursing/medical staff with tasks related to preliminary assessment, education, and documentation of patient condition and the presenting health complaint including: Obtaining vital signs and other pertinent health information.Administration of basic tests as by healthcare provider such as EKG, spirometry, pulse oximetry, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments {CLIA), etc.Informing the patient of test preparations and directions to diagnostic/treatment areas.Obtain specimens by noninvasive techniques, and collect blood specimens via capillary and venipuncture technique.Assists medical/nursing staff with tasks or diagnostic/therapeutic procedures appropriate to experience, training and skill level.Responds to patient inquires (both in person and by telephone) and relays information to the appropriate clinical staff based on the nature of the inquiry.Transports or accompanies patients as directed.Indirect Patient Care Tasks:Under direct supervision of clinical staff and following MD orders, completes requisitions for diagnostic tests/procedures.Assists in collection and processing of patient specimens. Performs and documents point of care specimen testing.Performs necessary follow-up to obtain laboratory/test results and other pertinent medical record information; records lab data.Maintains patient care environment in compliance with safety and infection control requirements including but not limited to ordering, stocking, and monitoring usage of linen, forms and supplies; disposal of soiled and used patient care supplies; sterilization of equipment.Performs and documents quality control tests on equipment as appropriate.Cleans and sterilizes equipment and maintains appropriate cleaning logs per policy.Obtains pre-authorizations and referrals.Clerical Tasks:Maintains patient files and medical records; extracts clinical/demographic information as required.Schedules patient appointments.Checks patients in and out, requisitions charts/studies, registers patients and activates accounts according to hospital procedures.Records lab data.Assists other staff with office reception and business support functions. Collects cash payments from patients and keeps accurate record of cash collections.Performs related duties as assigned.Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.Minimum Qualifications Required:High school graduation or equivalent.Possession of a current/valid certification as a Certified Medical Assistant by an approved certifying board as defined by the employing institution. The approved certifying boards include;xc2xa0American Association of Medical Assistant (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCTI) and/or National Healthcareer Association (NHA).Possession of a current/validxc2xa0American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support CPR Certification.To Apply: For fullest consideration click on the Apply Now button, please fully complete all sections of the onlineapplication including adding your full work history with specific details ofyour duties & responsibilities for each position held.xc2xa0 Fully completethe education, licensure, certification and language sections.xc2xa0Youmay upload a resume, cover letter, certifications, licensures, transcripts anddiplomas within the application.Please note that once you have submitted your application you will not be able to make any changes. In order to revise your application you must withdraw and reapply. You will not be able to reapply after the posting close date. Please ensure the application is fully completed and all supporting documents have been uploaded before the posting close date. The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation

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