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.
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.
The responsibility includes receiving patients at the front desk and interviewing the patient for correct demographics and insurance information for registration. Schedule appointments, review A/R balance in the billing system and post to the patient’s super-bill prior to patient appointment. Make daily deposits, file charts, and copy medical records that are requested from other providers. You will also be responsible for a reminder call to the patient on their upcoming appointment.
High School graduate or GED equivalent, Certified Medical Assistant or Current State of Illinois licensed LPN.
Mon, Tues, Wed 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Thurs 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Aids patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties which predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care; serves as a resource person to assist staff and community members in meeting psycho-social needs. Coordinates in the training of staff and volunteers related to psychosocial issues, Hospice philosophy, and stages of death and dying. Coordinates bereavement grief support groups that focus on the needs of program participants. Assists with quality improvement must include clinical record review and patient satisfaction survey. May include effectiveness of pain management, customer/agency/Doctor satisfaction surveys and any other federal/state mandates pertaining to QI activities.
Instructs and guides patient care staff to promote more effective performance and delivery of quality hospice services and is available to staff for consultation during off hours. Develops and maintains NHPCO, QUAPI and IDPH Quality Improvement programs to comply with Medicare conditions of participation, other regulating agencies and those developed by the organization. Submits required data to CMS website. The Spiritual Coordinator will develop, implement and evaluate the spiritual services program on an on-going basis but at least annually.
Valid Illinois Drivers License required.
Masters Degree in social work by an accredited college required with registry certification or licensure. Previous experience in medical social service field preferred and knowledge of community resources essential. Understands Hospice philosophy, issues of death/dying. Experience in home health care and/or hospice preferred. Valid Illinois State Driver’s License & vehicle insurance.
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.
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 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.
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.