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Ambulatory Clinic Assistant

Req #:  210502
Facility:  South Suburban Hospital
Department:  NonClinical Support/Customer Service/Clerical Admi
City:  Hazel Crest
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

South Suburban is a 260 bed hospital with a level 2+ nursery and 24 bed Emergency Room. We also have a 5 star skilled nursing facility on site and 2 Davinci Robots in our surgical services area.

South Suburban Hospital is part of Advocate Aurora Health, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest that is committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

Position Requirements:
2~3 years on~the~job training
Knowledge of medical terminology and CPT/ICD9 coding preferred.
High school diploma or GED.
Clinically appropriate skills.
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organization skills
Self Starter


1)Ability to access patients and respond in a timely manner
2)Exposure to unidentified infectious cases
3)Exposure to body fluids and blood
4)Ability to work varying shifts to meets needs of center.
5)Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
6)Physical demands are moderate. Occasional lifting, bending and stooping or sitting. Normal office environment where there is minimal or no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust or noise. Equipment utilized includes basic office equipment designed for use with ambulatory patients as well as emergency medical equipment.



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.

Purpose:
Supports the team approach to ensure the provision of quality service and cost effective medical care by performing a variety of clinical/clerical tasks.



Accountabilities:
Organization and maintenance of medical supplies for the clinic areas, including exam rooms and laboratory to meet patient and physician needs
Clinic responsibilities
Developmental Responsibilities
Clerical responsibilities
Patient Care


Addendum:
These job duties can be requested to be performed in any of the Chronic Disease Care Clinics

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.