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CMA Scheduler

Req #:  121648
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Medical Assistant
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

With more than 1,500 top doctors and advanced practice clinicians, Advocate Medical Group provides primary care, specialty services, and medical imaging within community and hospital-based medical practices at more than 350 locations across the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal area.

Position Requirements:
Graduate of a medical assistant program or successful completion of the certification/registration exam. Good communications skills. Experience using a keyboard and computers.
Familiarity with equipment used in ambulatory care.
Current Medical Assistant Certification/Registration required. Non~certified MAs must obtain certification or registration within four months of hire.
Current CPR certification
Ability to travel locally to multiple sites as needed.
Ability to work in stressful conditions and difficult situations.
Resilient and flexible in a changing environment.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseases.
Ability to cooperate and work with others.
Ability to make sound and timely decisions.
Ability to work rotating shifts any day of the week.
Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities related to patients as needed, ability to stoop/bend.


This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. 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 CMA Scheduler will support the physician(s), and other providers in delivering quality health care to ambulatory patients and perform a variety of clinical and surgical scheduling tasks to promote continuity of care.

Accountabilities:
Risk/Safety Compliance
Funding Our Future:
Miscellaneous
Clinical Support/Health Outcomes: Provides support in the delivery of quality clinical care
Responsible for scheduling all outpatient and inpatient surgeries for assigned providers. Requires knowledge of hospital surgery systems, schedules and patient preparation requirements.
Patient Satisfaction and Service: Provides efficient, high~quality service to patients who arrive for appointments or who telephone or visit in person to request appointments or information on tests and procedures, bills and charges, referrals, and other matters.
Health Information Management (HIM) and HIPAA standards: A complete and accurate hard copy and/or electronic medical record will be maintained for every individual who is evaluated or treated within the medical group.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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