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Cert Med Asst/Occ Hlth Liaison

Req #:  107449
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Medical Assistant
City:  Gurnee
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

It’s more than a job, it’s a calling!

 

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

 

Condell Medical Center- Immediate Care

 

Gurnee, IL

 

Hours: Day/Night (40 hours fulltime) Mon-Fri 630-3p; 1 winter/1 summer holiday. No weekends unless needed.

 

Purpose:
Support clinic operations, provide quality patient care, ensures quality service and case management to the occupational health customers, excellent customer satisfaction, and to support an atmosphere of respect and professionalism. Serves as a liaison between the medical provider and third-party administrators/utilization review with regards to medical necessity/diagnostic imaging/physical/occupational therapy. Serve as a liaison between human resources and occupational health with regards to advocate pre-employment physicals. Obtain/maintain VE access to complete the employee health clearance. Support clinical staff by providing systoc support and training. Obtain super user status within the Systoc system.

Accountabilities:

  • Provides quality patient care and supports the operational needs of the clinic.
  • Serves as a liaison with occupational health clients. Coordinates, and ensures excellent care and service to occupational health companies.
  • Demonstrates commitment to providing quality and safe patient care by participating in performance/process improvement and adherence to all accepted safety standards and practices to ensure patient safety and quality patient care.
  • Demonstrates professional behavior, follows customer service expectations and participates as a collaborative member of the patient care team.
  • Participates in educational opportunities to increase professional competence. Provides instruction and orientation to technologists as needed.

 

Position Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of Medical Assistance program or successful completion of the certification/registration exam Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Familiarity with copier and fax equipment
  • Good customer service skills
  • Competent patient care with ADLs
  • Ability to accurately take vital signs
  • Ability to address patient/ family needs
  • Current Medical Assistant Certification/Registration required. Non-certified Medical Assistants must obtain certification or registration within four (4) months of hire.
  • Current CPR certification Ability to adapt to changes in work assignments and environment.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to frequently stoop, bend, push, pull, climb, lift and demonstrate manual dexterity for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift and assist with the movement of heavy patients and or equipment, up to 300 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in work assignments and environment
  • Possible exposure to infectious waste and disease
  • Ability and willingness to work on all shifts, weekends, and holidays in patient care areas
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time (stand and/or walk 80 percent of the time sit 20 percent of the time, depending on assignment)
  • Ability to kneel and bend
  • Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of fire or other disaster

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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