CMA - Certified Medical Assistant - Elmhurst - Primary Care

Trinity Health Corporation Elmhurst , IL 60126

Posted 2 months ago

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

We are offering a $1,000 Sign On Bonus (less taxes) to all new hired CMAs

Bonus is payable in 2 installments of $500 each

1st payout after 90 days of employment

2nd payout after 6 months of employment

Direct Care:

Provides care to the patient and support to the physician

throughout the entire visit, beginning at the time of arrival at the

reception desk, during the visit, and completion of the check out

process. This includes but is not limited to history taking, assisting with

routine tasks and procedures, telephone messaging, scheduling and visit

follow up orders. Works under the supervision of a registered

professional nurse when additional skill, assessment and expertise are

needed, or in the absence of the physician

Registration & Front office:

Utilizes technical skills and knowledge of the

computerized scheduling systems to generate patient demographic info

as well as cilitate appointment scheduling and access to care.

Demonstrates capacity for attention to detail as it relates to insurance,

billing and referral processes.

Scheduling:

Demonstrates initial and ongoing competency with the

enterprise's computerized scheduling systems for clinic appointments

and ancillary testing. In addition, coordinates external referrals into and

out of the system when requested or ordered by the physician. Routinely

reviews physician schedules to identify opportunities to improve patient

access and/or reduce wait times, maximize staff/physician productivity

and maintain clinic flow

Telephone & Communications:

Serves as the primary source of contact

for clinical operations within the department. Deals promptly, directly

and completely with messages from patients and physicians.

Scribe:

Serves as the "live" recorder of the Physician visit with the patient.

Is proficient in the physician documentation templates and protects

confidentiality of patient's personal health information (PHI). Follows all

rules of documentation within EPIC.

Age Specific Competencies:

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development for the appropriate age

span of the units patients. The age span of the unit's patients is:

Infancy

Toddler

Preschooler

School Age

Adolescence

Young Adult

Middle Adult

Geriatrics

Minimum Education:

Required: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education

Preferred: Administrative or technical background acquired through completion of 2 - 3 years

of college

Specify Degree(s): Successful completion of accredited medical assistant program

Minimum Experience:

Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

Details: Ambulatory experience in primary or specialty setting is preferred.

Required Licensure/Certifications:

Must possess at least one (1) of the following Medical Assistant credentials:

American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

American Medical Technologists (AMT)

National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

CPR by the American Heart Association

Successful completion of Loyola's phlebotomy training program is required. Must complete Loyola's math exam with a score of 100% for medication administration Must maintain/demonstrate competency for the 'home base' clinical area as well as at least one other specialty clinic as appropriate to the clinic location

Computer Skills:

Required:

Basic Keyboarding Skills

Preferred:

EPIC

EPIC Cadence

Microsoft Outlook

Required Skills:

Ability to communicate verbally

Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people

Ability to deal with stressful situations

Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner

Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures

Ability to function independently and manage own time and work tasks

Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to maintain office files and follow standard office procedures

Ability to work as an effective team member

Personal Relationships:

Routine job with interpersonal contact

Internal Contacts:

Within Department

Cross-departmental

Physicians

Students

Management

Physician Assistants, Adv Practice Nurses

External Contacts:

Patients

Families

Insurance Companies

Regulatory Agencies

Visitors

Other healthcare agencies

Referring Physicians

Working Conditions:

Work takes place on hospital unit or clinical setting

Occasional exposure to unpleasant physical conditions and/or health & safety hazards

Occasional travel between sites is required

Physical Demands:

Occasionally:

Sitting

Lifting/Carrying (Up to 25 lbs)

Frequently:

Standing

Walking

Bending

Reaching with Arms

Finger/Hand Dexterity

Talking

Hearing

Seeing

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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