To provide holistic patient care in a respectful, safe, individualized manner, which will aid the patient in attaining and maintaining an optimum level of health and promote optimum quality patient care. Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Director, the phlebotomist assumes the responsibility for performing venipuncture and related procedures under the philosophy, policies, and procedures established by the hospital and department.
Needs to be a High school graduate or GED equivalent. Medical assistant or phlebotomy certification preferred. Experience as a phlebotomist in a hospital setting preferred. Must have excellent customer relation skills. Requires current CPR certification.
Interprets medical documentation according to correct coding initiatives by assigning the appropriate uniform coding classification system for the purpose of reimbursement, research and statistics in accordance to hospital, state, federal, and accrediting bodies.
High school graduate or equivalent required. College health science course work preferred. Must be able to complete a coding test with 90% accuracy. Medical Records department experience preferred. 2-5 years coding experience preferred. Requires: HCPCS I, II, III skills, advanced clerical training, medical record terminology, knowledge of DRG’s, APC’s, ICD-10 Dx, PCS and CPT coding. Knowledge of JCAHO indicators and data elements. Coding certification required; Certifications by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) include; Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Associate (CCA) or Coding certification from American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC); Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). As outlined by specific coding certification.
Decontaminates, assembles, and inspects equipment and instruments for surgery and other departments in the hospital. Accurately operates sterilizers and performs biological and integrator testing while maintaining record keeping system. Accurately operates instrument washer.
High school graduate or GED equivalent. Certified Nurse Aide or previous experience as a sterilization tech preferred. On-line certification course required within first 18 months of hire.
The Medical Assistant (Certified) is responsible for putting patients in exam rooms and obtaining vitals, a history, room set up for the physician, scheduling tests ordered by the physician, records all information in the proper template within the Electronic Medical Record, and precertify procedures with the patient’s insurance company. Medical Assistant’s will work closely with the RN or LPN in answering telephones, checking messages, cleaning up exam rooms, draw blood for laboratory tests. The Medical Assistant (Certified) will also be trained to work at the front office if needed.
High School graduate or GED equivalent required. Certified Medical Assistant required. Requires medical terminology, ICD-9, CPT, Medicare regulations, and insurance billing guidelines are helpful. Requires typing and computer skills. Medical necessity and insurance eligibility is helpful. Good interpersonal skills a must. Phlebotomy experience preferred. You must be familiar with medical necessity and checking for insurance eligibility. Medical Assistants should be familiar with charting, filing, and knowing HIPAA guidelines.
The Ultrasound Technologist uses high frequency sound waves to perform scans of particular organs or vessels to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The technologist prepares the room and equipment, utilizes accepted settings to capture the images, and evaluates the images for diagnostic qualities. The Ultrasound Technologist needs to assist with invasive procedures utilizing the guidance of ultrasound.
Associates Degree in a medical field required. Prefer previous medical background and experience in ultrasound. Registered ultrasound technologist preferred.
The Radiology Technologist administers ionizing radiation to patients producing diagnostic images, which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The technologist prepares the room and equipment, utilizes accepted techniques to capture the images, and evaluates the images for diagnostic qualities. The Technologist needs to assist with fluoroscopy, invasive procedures and surgery utilizing the guidance of X-ray. The Technologist must follow IEMA regulations and practice strict radiation protection of patient, co-workers, and self. The Radiology Technologist also takes call, orders supplies, works the office, develops and copies films and transports patients. The Radiology Technologist assists in scheduling the patients and explains the procedure being performed.
Graduate of AMA accredited radiography program. Current State of Illinois License. ARRT preferred.
The dietitian assesses each patient to determine nutritional status, make recommendations based on outcome and coordinates all phases of prescribed nutritional therapy. Outpatient education is a significant function for the dietitian as well as staff and community nutrition programs. The dietitian participates on multi-disciplinary teams; serves on patient care related committees, and supports the Hospital Mission. The dietitian reports directly to the Director of Dietary Services and is accountable to patients, families, physicians, patient care nursing staff, and other hospital staff members.
Bachelors or advanced degree in Nutrition and Dietetics or related field. Some experience in institutional dietary service would be helpful. Membership in the American Dietetic Association and State Association is required. Licensed Dietitian by the State of Illinois is mandated.
To help patient reach maximum performance within limits of their capabilities by evaluating, assessing, and conducting medically directed speech therapy programs to prevent disability and restore function following injury, decreased use of body part, and/or loss of use of body part.
Graduate with a minimum of MS in Communicative Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited school as well as being license eligible or certified in the state of Illinois. Two to three years’ previous experience as a speech therapist preferred. Current C.P.R. certificate required.
Interprets and transcribes technical medical data from physicians and other health care professionals, regarding patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedures, clinical course diagnosis, prognosis, etc.
High School graduate or GED equivalent with courses in typing. Prefer additional courses in anatomy, or equivalent, physiology, medical terminology and word processing and prior medical transcription experience. Must complete a medical transcription-typing test with 80% accuracy. Requires ability to type 60 words per minute. Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) preferred but not required.
Under the supervision of the Laboratory Director and the Laboratory Medical Director, the Medical Technologist/Technician performs all laboratory procedures in a prompt, accurate, and reliable manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Must have an Associates Degree in related science for Technician or a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology, biology, chemistry, or related science for Technologist. ASCP or HEW Certification preferred. Must have experience in phlebotomy preferred. Must possess excellent customer relations skills. CPR certification required.