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Medical Assistant - Oral Surgery at the Fields

Company: Carle Health
Location: Champaign
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant maintains department patient care supplies, ensures timely flow of patients, and assists physicians and nurses to provide optimal care to patients and families.


H.S. Diploma/GED

Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days.

Experience as a medical assistant or closely related healthcare role.


  • Capacity to learn and retain information. Strong customer service skills. Compassion and caring in dealing with others. Proficiency in basic computer skills.

    Communication skills, written, and verbalOrganizational skills with attention to detailGeneral Clerical skills including ability to use a fax machine, copier, conference phones, etc.Microsoft Office technology; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

    Essential Functions:

    • Verifies patient information by interviewing patients; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming reason for visit or treatment.
    • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing instruments and equipment; preparing patients for and taking 2D and 3D imaging; removing sutures.
    • Keeps medical and office equipment operating by following operating instructions and established procedures; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
    • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy patient care environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns.
    • Maintains patient confidence and protects medical office operations by keeping information confidential; cautioning others regarding potential breaches.
    • Improves medical assisting and medical job knowledge by attending training sessions; reading technical publications.
    • Contributes to medical assisting and medical office success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
    • Ensures charges are captured on services delivered.
    • Clean equipment, chairs, and rooms in between patients; replace and restock supplies and linen.
      • Take and record vital signs, recognize variances from normal and take appropriate action by communicating to RN or provider.
      • Prepare patient for 2D and 3D imaging and preform digital imaging

        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information:

        Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , Medical Assistant - Oral Surgery at the Fields, Healthcare , Champaign, Illinois

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