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Medical Assistant

Company: Lovebird Home Care
Location: Matteson
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

LoveBird Healthcare is seeking to hire a talented individual who is driven by the desire to serve others, to fill the position of a Medical Assistant

Place of Employment:

Home, office, work outside the office as required by LoveBird HQ management.

Accountable to LoveBird HQ's Director, Administrator, Office Manager.

Who Are We?

LoveBird Healthcare maintains a significant presence across the healthcare ecosystem and delivers in-home health services to seniors, veterans, and the disabled. LoveBird has provided comprehensive wellness and preventive health care to over a 100 patients, offering the best healthcare.

A Day in the Life as a Medical Assistant

Responsibilities:

Administrative duties

  • Medical assistants are responsible for performing a range of administrative tasks, including:
  • Managing office telephone systems, including answering calls and returning messages.
  • Scheduling patient appointments and maintaining communication to confirm future appointments.
  • Documenting patients' medical information, including medical history and health insurance information.
    • Performing data entry tasks to document patient records within facility databases and maintaining patient files.
    • Coordinating daily office activities, greeting patients and checking patients in and out for their appointments. Clinical duties
      • Medical assistants may be responsible for performing a variety of clinical tasks, depending on the size and needs of their workplace. Some common clinical tasks these professionals do can include:
      • Recording patients' vital signs, documenting physicians' notes and changes in medical conditions.
      • Taking tissue and fluid samples and sending them in for laboratory analysis.
      • Prepping exam rooms for clinical procedures and assisting practitioners with patient care
      • Assisting physicians during routine checkups, outpatient procedures and other physical exams
      • Monitoring and documenting patient symptoms for physicians' review during clinical exams
      • Providing compassionate patient support and care, attention and assistance during office visits
      • Preparing and administering medications under the direction of supervising physicians What Are We Looking For?

        A medical assistant is a professional who performs both administrative and routine clinical tasks in a medical setting. Medical assistants commonly work in physicians' offices, outpatient clinics, hospitals, assisted living facilities and private and government-run health centers. While many of a medical assistant's job duties focus on the administrative and clerical needs of their facility, these professionals frequently take on clinical responsibilities as well, like assisting medical practitioners during routine clinical exams.

        Experience:
        • 1-2 years of experience working in a medical or healthcare setting.
        • Proficiency in administrative tasks.
          • Basic understanding of clinical tasks.
          • Excellent interpersonal skills.
          • Ability to communicate effectively.
          • Exceptional attention to detail.
          • Familiarity with digital record systems.

            Education: High School diploma, vocational college or technical institute with Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential or with clinical training.

            Interpersonal Skills: Excellent people, time management, confidentiality and Courtesy skills are a key asset for this position.

            How is the Work Schedule?

            As LoveBird Healthcare Require.

            Are You Ready to Join Our Team?

            Our recruiting cycle includes reviewing all applications, and conducting phone interviews. Once we review your application and resume, you will be contacted by phone if you are selected to move forward in our hiring process.

            We will reach out to every applicant once the position is filled to inform you of the status of the position.

            Additional Notes

            This position description is not all inclusive. The person hired for this role will be required to perform other duties as deemed necessary.

            All external employment offers are subject to the satisfactory completion of reference, credit, drug, alcohol, and background checks.

Keywords: Lovebird Home Care, Chicago , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Matteson, Illinois

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