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EICU Medical Assistant

Req #:  119849
Facility:  Support Centers
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Oak Brook
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7a-7p
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally 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.

* This position is 3 -12 hour shifts- (7am- 7pm)

 

Position Requirements:
High school graduatePrevious healthcare clerical or healthcare related experience~~2 yearsFamiliarity with medical terminology and laboratory data Proper telephone skillsGood organization and communication skillsProficiency with Window based computer programsComfortable in a fast~paced environment Must pass medical terminology test Ability to work under stressful conditions with multiple simultaneous requestsHandling of departmental equipment and materials is requiredAbility to work designated shifts, including weekends and holidays

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:
To coordinate non~clinical activities to facilitate the efficient delivery of care to patients under the direction of the clinical nurse manager/unit resource coordinator or charge nurse. This includes complex and routine clinical, clerical and support duties such as, computer entry, communicating and coordinating with other departments/disciplines, initiating and maintaining medical records and maintaining unit supplies.

Accountabilities:
Assist in the management of patient information in the eICU
Communication
Maintenance of appropriate computer processes
Maintenance of supplies and environment
Patient Confidentiality

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

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