OSF Healthcare Careers

Certified Medical Assistant, Care Guide - URG000117

Hours per week: 36
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 3-12 hour shifts; rotating weekends and holidays
Location: 10408 N Centerway Dr, Peoria, IL, United States

10408 N Centerway Dr, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Certified Medical Assistant Care Guide is responsible for registering, collecting payments, rooming, assisting the provider with care and treatment, discharging, and following-up with patients. It is the role of the Care Guide to companion patients and their “secondary guests” through the entire experience to maximize clinical excellence, reduce treatment times, and maximize the patient experience; before, during, and after the patient visit. The Care Guide is responsible for assisting the provider with front office and back office duties in the outpatient management of patients on a rotating basis. This position is a vital part of the office team that cares for patients in the clinic setting working under the direction of the Manager Urgent Care (URGO) and the on-duty provider and works closely with the provider and other clinical staff. Additionally, the Care Guide is responsible for a variety of clinical functions within a clinic setting requiring knowledge and integration of available standards, resources, and data; discretion; good judgment; diplomacy; decision making; and a customer service attitude. Acting as the patient advocate, the Care Guide has continuous contact with providers, patients, patient families/significant others, community agencies, and patient care staff and management.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 High school or GED equivalent

Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office and email

Completion of and passed a Certified Medical Assistant program by an approved OSF program  https://www.caahep.org/Students/Find-a-Program.aspx

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

6 months previous experience as a medical office assistant or CNA or equivalent, previous experience with an electronic health record and phlebotomy

 

Knowledge of urgent care medical specialty

 

Knowledge of medical terminology

 

Knowledge of Epic

 

Exceptional customer service and phone etiquette

 

Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow

 

Ability to perform phlebotomy and administer injections

 

 

 American Heart Association (BLS for Health Care Providers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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