MA or LPN - Family Practice - Rivercenter
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: July 15, 2019
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 medications).
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 directed.
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.
Grow your career (and your bank account) when you're hired as an
MA. This position is currently eligible for a sign-on bonus! If a
two-year commitment is signed, you will receive a [$1,250 or
$2,500] bonus on a paycheck following your first 90 days of
employment. Visit aurora.org/ma for more details, or discuss with
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
competency.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 patient experience.
1575 N Rivercenter Dr
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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