Medical Assistant I - Walk In & Urgent Care - 2nd Shift
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: January 13, 2020
How You'll Make a Difference:
- Assists with the provision of patient centered care in an
outpatient clinic. Performs various clinical support tasks under
clinical supervision within the organization's established scope of
practice guidelines to ensure efficient patient flow.
- Prepares and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital
signs and gathering/documenting/updating pertinent health
information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, and/or
- Performs laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture,
specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique
and standard precautions/infection control guidelines.
- Assists the physician/advance practice provider (APP) with
procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch
testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc.
- Administers routine medications, under physician/APP orders,
which may include but are not limited to immunizations,
antibiotics, vitamins and topical agents.
- Provides basic patient instructions on the performance of
routine tasks or skills. Follows through with necessary procedure
or test requests, pre-approved care algorithms, new appointment
times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refers
questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope
of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as
- Communicates with physicians and other members of the health
care team to ensure smooth clinic flow and makes adjustments as
necessary. Effectively communicates accurate and timely information
with the patient.
- May perform basic and advanced clinical support tasks or skills
based on the specialty and appropriate advanced skills and
competencies such as but not limited to removal of sutures and
staples, straight catheterization, audiograms, laboratory
procedures (throat/nose culture, drug screen), phlebotomy -
butterfly, venous heel stick, EKG, spirometry, holter monitor
application, etc., under clinical supervision.
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained
within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not
- Completion of an accredited or approved program in Medical
Required Functional Experience
- No experience required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to perform routine and complex technical skills, within
the Medical Assistant scope of practice after demonstrated
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to
develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships
with a variety of patients, staff and physicians.
- Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation
within a windows operating system, and use of electronic mail with
exposure to electronic medical records systems.
- Demonstrates customer service skills that support a positive
Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Friday - 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Walk In And Urgent Care
10400 75th St
At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our
patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you
work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team
that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find
limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement,
competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more
than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our
differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels
included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve,
when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work
every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for
everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work
environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment
drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our
locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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