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Certified Medical Assistant - Outpatient Physician Clinic, Full Time

Company: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Medical Assistant will assist physicians in their offices or other medical settings. In accordance with respective state laws, the Medical Assistant performs a broad range of administrative and clinical duties. Provides direct patient care under the guidance of licensed personnel.

The Medical Assistant will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The Medical Assistant will demonstrate Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Core Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, and Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

Principal Responsibilities

The Medical Assistant will:

  • Support clinical operations through the management of patient flow within the unit and/or physician practice.
  • Greet patients, visitors and staff with a high of customer service, respect, and professionalism.
  • Perform clinical duties, including:

  • Patient vitals and weights
  • Patient interviews for medical histories, including recording allergies, medications, and chief complaints.
  • Clinical documentation in accordance with regulatory standards, policies and procedures
  • Venipuncture according to guidelines, protocols, and standard aseptic technique
  • Specimen collection
  • Wound care, skin checks, dressing changes
  • Bowel and Bladder care, including straight catheter placements, hemoccult, and rectal checks.
  • Basic EKG
  • Respiratory testing as ordered by the physician, such as pulse oximetry, nebulizer treatments, and pulmonary function.
  • Patient and room prep for visits or procedures, including lifting, transfers, and set up of equipment and instrumentation.
  • Glucose testing as needed
  • Exam assistance as determined by the supervising physician or care team

  • Perform administrative duties including the check-in or receiving of patients, scheduling and registration, basic secretarial skills and medical transcription, handling telephone calls and writing correspondence, check-out of patients
  • Serve as a liaison between the physician and other departments/individuals.
  • Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

Keywords: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago , Certified Medical Assistant - Outpatient Physician Clinic, Full Time, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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