Medical Assistant, River East – Full Time

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Join UChicago Medicine Care Network, as a Medical Assistant who will work alongside physicians in an ambulatory setting as well as within our GI Procedure Suite at our River East location just steps off Michigan Avenue in Downtown Chicago.xc2xa0xc2xa0Up to $1,500 Sign On Bonus Available!xc2xa0xc2xa0In this role, the Medical Assistant will have the exciting opportunity to support ambulatory clinic operations as well as GI procedures. They will perform a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice nurse (APN) or physician.xc2xa0xc2xa0Responsibilities include:Triage, conduct vitals Experience administering vaccinations and immunizations Complete paperwork and forms Check schedules and organize patient flowAccompany patients to exam/procedure roomAssist patients as neededxc2xa0Prepare room for examCollect patient historyPerform screenings per provider guidelinesAssist physicians/nurses with various proceduresChart; relay instructions to patients/familiesAnswer callsSend/receive patient medical recordsObtain lab/X-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etcComplete forms/requisitions as neededSchedule appointmentsInsurance coverage verificationManage and update charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriatelyPrescription RefillsOrdering, sorting, storing suppliesRestock exam/procedure roomxc2xa0Required Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalentMust have a current certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation trainingExperience working in a community health settingPosition requires completion of a certified/registered program for medical assistants that are recognized by the American Heart Association or American Red Crossxc2xa0(CMA, RMA, CCMA, NCMA)Minimum of one year of recent experience working in a medical office/facilityPreferred Qualifications:GI procedure experienceConsiderable skill in communicating verbally, determining priorities, and in organizing work; ability to maintain an organized, alphabetized filing systemGeneral working knowledge of PC: Excel, Microsoft Word for Windows, and EPICComputerized appointment scheduling experienceAbility to handle stress in a fast-paced environmentConsiderable skill in handling sensitive public contacts with discretion, tact and courtesy when dealing with patients, coworkers and physiciansPhysical ability to perform stocking, lifting and transporting supplies and instrumentsPosition Details:Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)Shift: Day ShiftUnit/Department: Float / GI ProceduresCBA Code: Non-UnionIn this role, we anticipate that you will generally work approximately 40 hours per week. We anticipate that you will generally be scheduled to work the rotating shift, between the hours of 8:00am-8:30pm and will not be scheduled for on-call shifts. We anticipate you will be scheduled to work 90% at the River East Clinic and 10% at various offsite locations. The days of the week that you are scheduled will vary depending on the week, but we anticipate that you will be scheduled to work on weekends (Saturday) only once a month.xc2xa0Must comply with UCMCxe2x80x99s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

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