Medical Assistant-Chestnut Family Health Center / Full-Time / No Weekends or Nights
Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Posted on: April 4, 2021
Due to our extended growth, we are seeking a full-time Medical
Assistant to join our team in Bloomington, IL. In this position you
will play a key role providing support for medical staff,
administrating and evaluating medical tests, taking and documenting
vital signs, and assisting with medical examinations all in an
ambulatory setting. Bring your enthusiasm and compassion to help
others and we will provide you with a nurturing caring environment
in which to work. Contact us today; we definitely want to hear from
you! No weekends or evenings required!
Full-time Medical Assistants, are you looking for an opportunity to
take the next step in your career working with one of the region's
most respected healthcare organizations? Join us at Chestnut Family
Health Center, a division of Chestnut Health Systems. We are a
private, not-for-profit charitable organization offering
comprehensive scope of integrated health care that is focused on
delivery of patient centered, whole person care including primary
care and behavioral care.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a
resume, complete the application, and answer all screening
Provide medical office-related business support services including,
but not limited to: scheduling, greeting patients, checking
patients in/out, taking phone messages or transferring calls,
scanning and attaching in EMR insurance cards and other patient
records, and collecting and documenting patient copayments.
Prepare for following day appointments by reviewing patient chart
and identifying care gaps, obtaining outside records, and gathering
all necessary paperwork.
Perform rooming of health center patients. This may include, but is
not limited to: greeting patients, escorting patients to exam room,
performing appropriate screenings, identifying and completing
performance measures, assisting patients and/or families in
completing Release of Information and other appropriate
Accurately take and document vital signs. Be familiar with Vitals
Section of CFHC P&P Handbook associated normal and abnormal
ranges. Know when to seek assistance from nurses or providers when
vitals fall outside of acceptable ranges.
Interview patients for the purpose of gathering health history,
hospital history and current medications. Accurately and timely
record information gathered in appropriate places in EMR.
Be familiar with (an able to apply) information found in Chestnut
Family Health Center's Policies and Procedures, Employee Handbook,
Lab Manual, and Safety and Infection Control Manual.
Safely administer, evaluate and document point of care (waived)
tests with structured guidance and oversight as required following
related manufacturers' instructions and CFHC P&P.
Provide health education materials and teaching for patients and
their families with structured guidance and oversight as
Safely perform and document phlebotomy services including
venipuncture and capillary sampling adhering to related policies
Prepare and assist with medical examinations.
Safely apply and document sterile dressings following instruction
from provider and/or related policies and procedures.
Participate in staff meetings, QI meetings, etc., as needed and be
able to apply knowledge gained.
Participate in staff development/in-service programs and be able to
apply knowledge gained.
Assist with inventory management and stocking of exam rooms and
Complete with supervisor and pass all identified elements on
Medical Assistant Competency Checklist.
Maintain CPR and CPI and/or CMA and/or CNA and/or CMOA
Promote Chestnut's culture of customer service excellence through
the adherence to Chestnut's behavioral standards for customer
We are looking for a multi-skilled and detail-oriented MA - Medical
Assistant who combines a caring and adaptable personality, with
strong knowledge of nursing and medical practices. It is also
important that you display exceptional verbal and written
communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to
interact effectively with a wide variety of population.Specific
qualifications for this health care assistant role include:
Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
Successful completion of a Medical Assistant training program or
Certified Nursing Assistant training program required.
Must have a current Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification
or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in
writing and to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with patients, referral sources, staff, vendors and
Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word,
MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record
(EMR) and the ability to assist in a variety of common medical and
medical office procedures.
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, generous paid time
off benefits, and more.
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and
primary health care services.Over four decades, Chestnut has grown
to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance
use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in
Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for
all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services
with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also
conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
97211Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
recovery experience.EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
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