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Certified Medical Assistant

Medix™

This is a Contract position in Highland Park, IL posted June 9, 2021.

A local fertility clinic is looking for a hard-working and motivated Medical Assistant to join their team. This position is located in the Chicagoland area and is a full-time opportunity.

Overview:

The Medical Assistant provides support to the Nurses, Ultrasonographers, and Physicians for procedures by setting up the room and assisting with IUI’s, endometrial biopsies, etc. This position will also provide patient focused care by comforting anxious patients, providing clarity on physician instructions, and offering patient education. 

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Perform venipuncture and collect other laboratory specimens using proper technique and Universal Precautions.
  • Closely follow laboratory instructions for specimen collection, storage and transport.
  • Adhere to insurance requirements regarding laboratory specimens.
  • Confirm laboratory orders in computer system and/or encounter forms to ensure specimen accuracy.
  • Ensure that required consent forms for testing are completed.
  • Verify patient identifiers when obtaining laboratory specimens.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of lab changes and requirements.
  • Keep phlebotomy lab and other clinical areas clean and stocked.
  • Sterilize equipment.
  • Ensure that timely preventive maintenance and repairs are performed on clinical equipment, notify manager of any equipment-related issues.
  • Entry of New patient/couple medical history in EMR, creating the New Patient mock treatment plan in computer system.
  • Completion of Mock/Evaluation cycles in computer system.
  • Enter orders for all prescreening labs (male and female) into computer system.
  • Enter financial request and confirm financial approval (for mock cycles) into system.
  • Create and sign off patient checklist in computer system.
  • Call in/approve prescription refills for specific medications (Prenatal vitamins, birth control pills, thyroid medications, Vitamin D, and others) as assigned by a registered nurse or MD.
  • Review, scan and enter outside patient records.
  • Assist the patient in updating and providing pre-treatment requirements.
  • Medication prior authorizations (when necessary).
  • Programmed patient care follow up contact.
  • Performing Intrauterine Insemination, using proper technique and patient witnessing system.
  • Generalized patient consents.

Data entry/Computers/Clerical Responsibilities:

  • Utilize EMR to access necessary clinical information, process lab orders, and to document patient care activities, outcomes, and test results.
  • Utilize EMR to access necessary demographic, insurance, scheduling, and other information, and to schedule appointments. 
  • Utilize online laboratory systems for ordering of laboratory and genetic tests as necessary.

3-5 Qualifications

  • Certification
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Experience with venipuncture, phlebotomy, injections

Shift/Hours

  • Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm or 7:30am-4pm
  • 2 weekend days per month

Benefits:

In order to be eligible for health benefits, you must be employed for 30 days and must average 30 hours per week over your first four weeks on assignment. If you become eligible and take action to enroll, you will be covered no earlier than 60 days into your assignment, depending on plan selection(s).

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (After 6+ months of service, during a 401k enrollment period)
  • Medical, dental and vision plans with The American Worker, as well as three Major Medical Plan options!
  • Prescription Programs
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance Plan

Compensation: $18/hr