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Lead Med Asst Cert/Reg

Req #:  108250
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Medical Assistant
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

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.

Position Requirements:
Completion of a Medical Assistant program, or equivalent experience.
Successful completion of certification exam for MA.
3~5 years experience in ambulatory/ medical office Clinically appropriate skills.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in caring manner.
Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work as a team player.
Good organizational skills.
Good problem~solving skills.
Ability to handle difficult calls and maintain professional conduct.
Flexible.
Medical Assistant Certification/Registration
Current CPR certification.
Ability to handle multiple demands/tasks.
Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities related to patients.
Knowledge of Universal precautions, Hazadous Waste procedures.
May require evening/Saturday hours to accommodate practice needs.
Risk of exposure to infectious disease.


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.

Purpose:
The Clinical Lead supports the team approach to ensure the provision of quality service and cost effective medical care by performing a variety of clinical tasks, coordination of patient care in the managed care environment, and the appropriate triaging of patients within the established practice protocols. The Clinical Lead assists the practice manager and the physicians in the coordination of work flow among the certified medical assistants. The Clinical Lead is responsible for the scheduling and staffing for the MAs. The Medical Assistant Cert/Reg will support the physicians, and other providers in delivering quality health care to ambulatory patients and perform a variety of nursing related tasks to promote continuity of care.

Accountabilities:
Patient Care
Clerical responsibilities
Developmental responsibilities
Clinical Support

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: Chicago