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Medical Assistant

Company: Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Medical Assistant Our TeamMidwest Orthopaedic Consultants has earned a reputation for supplying timely and high quality medical services. Our patients come first, and our employees play an important role in providing services and maintaining our reputation. We offer 401k, health, dental, vision, and other great benefits. We help subsidize membership fees for Lifetime Fitness! We are proud of our teamwork and friendly driven atmosphere to provide patient success. Day in the Life The Medical Assistant (MA) provides outstanding support to physicians and healthcare providers while providing exceptional care to patients and customers within the clinical scope of a MA. The MA ensures that patients are welcomed in a warm and friendly manner and sees that their needs and expectations are met. MA's are responsible for ensuring the smooth operations in the fast paced environment of the clinic with the goal of a positive patient experience with every encounter.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performing administrative office procedures; coordinating appointments and procedures for patients, gathering and managing necessary documents (i.e. medical records, test results, ect)
  • Triage patients and respond to phone calls, and messages
  • Performing clinical activities and procedures including; obtaining patient history and vital signs; including weight/height, and triaging patients upon arrival including Meaningful Use requirements
  • Preparing and maintaining examination and procedure rooms
  • Assisting with examinations, procedures and treatments (i.e. applying casts, DME's, removing sutures, and other related duties
  • Perform injectable set up
  • Perform pre-authorizations for surgeries, and injectable Submit referral for Advocate HMO patients if necessary
  • Recognizing and responding to emergencies
  • Coordinating patient care information in patient records
  • Ensuring availability expiration dates of supplies Knowledge of proper operation of equipment in the examination and procedure rooms
  • Assisting and maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Maintain OSHA and HIPAA compliance at all times
  • Completing other comparable duties and assignments as directed by the clinic Physician, Physician Assistant and/or Clinical Operations ManagerEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program preferred but not required
    • CPR certified preferred
    • Previous experience in Orthopedics setting preferred or urgent care setting is a plus, but not required
    • Experience with Electronic Medical Records systems and other medical systems a plusWorking Conditions/Physical Demands:
      • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time
      • Occasionally lifts and caries items weighing up to 50 pounds
      • Requires working under stressful conditions and having a flexible schedule
      • Potential exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids
      • Travels between both locations Oak Lawn and Orland ParkMidwest Orthopaedic Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran status, disability or national origin.

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Keywords: Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants, Oak Lawn , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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