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Medical Office Assistant - MOA

Req #:  206505
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  NonClinical Support/Customer Service/Clerical Admi
City:  Westmont
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Full Time: M-F from 9am to 7:30pm weekday 10 hour shifts, Sat and Sunday 9 - 4:30pm every other weekend.

Position Requirements:

Current CPR certification
2 years of related experience or combination of education/experience.

Experience taking patient vital signs preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology and CPT/ICD9 coding preferred.
High school diploma or GED.

Good communication skills.
Familiarity with computers.
Good time management and organizational skills.

Ability to work varying shifts to meets needs of center.
Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
Able to respond quickly to patient needs and work at a fast pace.
Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick.
Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disaster.
Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients.

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.

Provides a variety of clinical, clerical, and coordination services to support the provision of quality service and high quality cost effective patient care.

Professional Developmental Responsibilities
Non~Clinical Responsibilities
Clinical support in the delivery of clinical care
Medical Record and HIPAA standards/Risk and Safety Compliance
Practice Participation and Patient Satisfaction and Service: Provides efficient, high quality service to patients who arrive or who telephone or visit in person to request information.