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Clinical Assistant

Req #:  107076
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Bloomington and Normal
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

CLINICAL ASSISTANT

Cardiology

Normal, IL

Day hours

Registry

High School Diploma
1~2 years previous experience in an ambulatory/medical office preferred.
Medical terminology preferred.
Basic typing and computer skills.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a caring manner
Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills
Detail oriented. Current CPR certification Possible travel and/or floating to other sites /departments.
Ability to work within stressful conditions and difficult situations
Possess strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
Ability to read, understand and follow written/oral instructions in performance of essential job accountabilities.
Use a keyboard and video display terminal to enter, receive, retrieve and transform words or data and/or audit information and data continuously.
Ability to cooperate and work with others.
Requires eye~hand coordination and finger dexterity.
Able to stand for long periods of time, squat and kneel, reach and grab with arms and hands, twisting, bending, stooping, lifting walking and sitting.
Able to move/transport patients up to 250 pounds via wheelchair with the help of equipment and/or peers. If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

To assist in facilitating direct patient care, as support to clinical providers and to perform direct and indirect patient care activities such clinical intake, measuring vitals, height and weight with active involvement in abstraction of medical records into the electronic medical record (EMR), performance of procedures, restocking departmental supplies and equipment preparation.

Accountabilities:
Provides support to Clinical providers for the provision of direct patient care.
Performs general support functions and other duties as assigned for the practice.
Handles patient confidential information to support quality of care patient in~take and safety initiatives.
Maintenance of work environment, including stocking of supplies and promotion of safe and clean work area and exam rooms.
Facilitates and coordinates daily office schedules to promote accuracy and efficiency for the providers.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL
Nearest Secondary Market: Normal