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Medical Assistant, Community Care Connection

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics Community Care Connections is seeking to fill a full-time, 37.5 per week, Medical Assistant position. The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting providers with patient care, educational presentations, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks at the Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics mobile unit that travels throughout Lake County. The Medical Assistant will provide information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the services and convey a positive representation of Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Fulfill patient care responsibilities as assigned within the scope of practice.
  • Perform clerical/administrative responsibilities as assigned which may include: accessing patient medical records; documenting screening results, closing out charts, follow up emails/phone calls and assisting with grant report completion.
  • Complete environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include: setting up instruments and equipment, cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; ordering, sorting, storing supplies and restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Fulfill organizational responsibilities as assigned which may include: respecting/promoting patient rights and keeping immediate supervisor(s) informed of problems relating to patients and/or staff.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or delegated.

Required Education & Experience
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Completion of medical assisting program.
  • Maintain BLS certification.
  • Must clear background check.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of health care field.
  • Exemplary skills in verbal, written and interpersonal communication.
  • Ability to work/interact with diverse populations, showing respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
  • Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families.
  • Skill in performing tasks appropriately and independently.
  • Skill in tact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions.
  • Skill in understanding of patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families.
  • Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures.
  • Ability to project a pleasant and professional image.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and complete delegated tasks.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual (Spanish)

EOE, including Disability /Vets


Posted: 2021-05-15 Expires: 2021-06-16

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Medical Assistant, Community Care Connection

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