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Peds Transport Administrative Medic

Req #:  107482
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Medical Assistant
City:  Elmhurst
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

As part of Advocate Health Care, Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. The two main Chicago Metropolitan region campuses are located in Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest. Additional services are accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state. Advocate Children’s Hospital serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, wholistic approach, Advocate Children’s Hospital combines some of the country’s most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. In fact, the children’s hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s leaders in pediatric cardiology and neonatology, and numerous physicians on staff here have been recognized among the Top Doctors regionally and nationally in their field. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and 230 pediatric subspecialists, who offer a wide range of specialized services for children.

Advocate Children’s Hospital Transfer Center Medic

  • Elmhurst, IL
  • PM SHIFT 11a-11p

 

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to tolerate long periods of sitting and staying focused on callers need with use of voice, eye, wrist, hands and fingers for operation of computer and telephonic processes. Reach and stretch above and below shoulder level. Some pushing/pulling. Kneeling, bending may be required.

ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES: Must possess aptitude for learning and use of critical thinking with problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing work and adapting to diverse routines and situations that require change. Possess strong abilities to maintain a sense of urgency as well as to respond quickly to emergency situations in a calm well organized manner following procedures and policies to provide timely facilitation of care plan/transfer/referral with focus on best outcome for the caller/ patient. 

ESSENTIAL SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Frequent need for hearing acuity, eye/hand/finger dexterity and articulate communication with a clear positive telephone voice and delivery of speech. Distinguish color for use of multiple indicators in computerized placement programs. 

EXPOSURE TO HAZARDS: Exposure to General Office Environment.

 

Job Requirements: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent 
  • 3 years previous healthcare experience plus 2 years recent experience as a Paramedic (focus on Pediatrics, preferred) Excellent personal skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to type approx 30 words a minute.
  • Licensed paramedic in Illinois 
  • BLS certified INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Must be able to speak clearly and communicate in professional manner both verbally and in writing regarding the subject of the call or inquiry. Ability to build rapport and develop trust with caller/patient. Duties are performed with upbeat ~can do positive voice tone and attitude for effective, quality, safe and compassionate care for caller/patient.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to provide staffing for the department, which is open twenty-four (24) hour per day, seven (7) days per week program
  • Ability to lift 10 # frequently.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for professional growth
  • Coordinates inter-facility transfers
  • Provides clerical support 
  • Safety and quality

 

JOIN ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE – RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN ILLINOIS!

 

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