20 days old

Medical Assistant

Rosalind Franklin University
North Chicago, IL 60064
  • Job Code
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

Rosalind Franklin University Health System is seeking to fill a full-time Medical Assistant position. The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting physicians with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks at the Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics office in North Chicago and Libertyville. The Medical Assistant will provide information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the services and convey a positive image. The selected candidate may be assigned to specific medical specialty (e.g. podiatry) to help with patient care related to that specialty.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Fulfill patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include:
  • checking schedules and organizing patient flow
  • accompanying patients to exam/procedure room
  • assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, blood draws, preparing for exam, etc.
  • collecting patient history
  • performing screenings per provider guidelines
  • assisting physicians/nurses with various procedures
  • charting
  • relaying instructions to patients/families
  • answering calls and providing pertinent information

Fulfill clerical/administrative responsibilities as assigned which may include:
  • sending/receiving patient medical records
  • obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.
  • completing forms/requisitions as needed
  • scheduling appointments
  • verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics
  • managing and charting to ensure information completed and filed appropriately

Fulfill environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include:
  • setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocol
  • cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control
  • cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program

Required Education & Experience
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Completion of medical assisting program
  • One year medical assistant experience
  • Maintain BLS certification
  • Must achieve a background check clearance

Preferred Qualifications
  • 1-2 years Medical Assistant experience
  • Knowledge of Electronic Medical Record System

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

EOE, Including Disability / Vets



Posted: 2021-03-22 Expires: 2021-04-22

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