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CARE ASSOCIATE/CARE TECH II - MONEE CHC

Company: Riverside Medical Center
Location: Monee
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

FTE: 0.9000000Shift: VariesLocation: Monee CHCSummary:With indirect supervision, the Care Associate/Care Tech II performs clerical functions including but not limited to: patient reception, appointment scheduling, computer data entry, maintains patient files, and sorts office mail. Performs functions related to billing including ICD-10 and CPT coding, enters charges, collects and posts payments, and reconciles deposits. Obtains patient vital signs, administers injections, performs pulmonary function tests, draws labs, conducts Breath Alcohol tests, audiometric testing, assists physician with procedures, prepares for procedures, answers the telephone, performs drug screens and other duties as assigned. Will be in rotation for the weekly on call schedule.Experience/Education Requirements:High school diploma or its equivalent preferred.Ability to spell, alphabetize and count accurately.Ability to work in an automated environment required.Knowledge of medical terminology required.Previous clinical experience required including the ability to take vital signs, phlebotomy, EKG, and injections.Previous ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding skills preferred.Experience in a physician office or other healthcare setting preferred, including customer service/receptionist experience.Insurance and authorization process knowledge helpful.Prior knowledge of payer regulatory compliance.Understanding of the hospital revenue cycle preferred.Must be able to type 35WPMLicense or Certification Requirements:DOT certification preferredDATIA certification preferredAudiometric testing certification preferredBreath Alcohol testing certification preferredMedical Assistant Certified preferredCPR certification preferred depending on staffing needsResponsibilities:Administers subcutaneous injections as requested by physician.Answers telephone properly with a positive attitude and takes accurate messages.Assists physician and/or nurse with procedures.Cleans exam rooms with proper wipes and appropriate wet time guidelines.Collect and documents clinical data accurately and within guidelines of regulatory agency, health maintenance and other quality measures.Follows up with lab work, referrals, consults, and other testing.Greets patients timely and courteously and escorts them to the exam room.Performs and maintains all POCT competencies.Performs pulmonary function tests, electrocardiograms, pulse oximetry, nebulizer treatments as instructed by physician.Performs venipunctures and non-blood specimen collection.Provides patients follow up of lab results as directed by physician.Scans patient test results, records, and other paperwork timely and accurately in the correct folders.Schedule patient referral appointments and orders tests.Takes accurate patient vital signs.Collects all required patient information during rooming process in all applicable EMRs.Accurately reconciles patients immunization record in EMR (including ICARE records).Appropriately obtains and handles specimens including: labeling, form completion, transport to laboratories, and log maintenance. Performs quality controls for waived testing.Acknowledges and greets all customers timely with a professional and friendly demeanor.Answers incoming calls promptly and ensures customer questions and concerns are addressed efficiently, and takes accurate messages.Assists patients with electronic registration wtihin the clinic setting.Assists with confirming all appointments.Scans patient records, test results, and other paperwork timely and accurately.Keeps front desk and reception areas ready for each working day and fully operational at the start of business hours.Maintaining pleasant, friendly and professional demeanor with all employees, patients, guests, vendors and visitors of Riverside Health Care.Maintains current knowledge of insurance coverages.Acknowledges and greets customers timely with a professional demeanor.Performs accurate computer data entry of patient demographics.Register patients according to clinic protocols including insurance verification and collecting payments.Schedules patient clinical and diagnostic appointments.Documents missed appointments in patient record.Collects information and supports the organizations quality measures and health maintenance.Ensures patient work queues are worked timely.Identifies patient's need for additional information, and refers to appropriate healthcare resources.Assists physician and/or nurse with procedures for immediate care and occ med follows ACOEM protocols for worker's compensation.Keeps current on all certifications (DOT, drug and alcohol, BAT, audio).Performs drug screens/BAT and assists physician in initial injury treatment.Performs electrocardiograms.Proficient in Agility software and occupational health paperwork.Credentials:Essential:BLSEducation:Essential:HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMARiverside Healthcare is revolutionizing care using leading-edge technology to diagnose and treat patients. We are ranked top in the nation for performance in neurosurgery, orthopedics, and heart surgery and have also been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics seven times. Riverside is nationally recognized for our specialty programs in obstetrics, trauma, oncology, rehabilitation, geriatrics, occupational health, psychiatric services, and treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency, as well as patient safety. We combine innovation and convenience at state-of-the-art facilities located in communities throughout the greater Kankakee area.Riverside Medical Center proves that truly progressive medicine is being delivered in Chicago's southwest suburbs and East Central Illinois. Join a team that is not only concerned with providing the best care possible but also with offering a work environment of advancement and growth. Riverside is a place that embraces a culture where opinions count and dedications is respected, where superior performance is rewarded with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.Other information:Exposure/Sensory Requirements:Exposure to:Chemicals: Copy machine toner, fax machine toner, household cleaners, bleach, alcohol, peroxide, and liquid nitrogen.Video Display Terminals: AverageBlood and Body Fluids: Some potential due to vomit, diarrhea, blood and other body fluids, but the use of Universal Precautions and protection reduces risk.TB or Airborne Pathogens: Exposure to patients.Sensory requirements (speech, vision, smell, hearing, touch):Speech: Needed for presentations/training, telephone communication, facilitate meetings.Vision: Needed to read memos and literature.Smell: Electrical/fire safety.Hearing: Needed for telephone communications, meetings, and listening to employee concerns.Touch: Need to write, do computer entry, filing.Activity/Lifting Requirements:Average Hours per Week: 20-40Shift: Days/EveningsPercentage of time during the normal workday the employee is required to:Sit: 10%Twist: 5%Stand: 40%Crawl: 0%Walk: 20%Kneel: 0%Lift: 5%Drive: 5%Squat: 5%Climb: 0%Bend: 5%Reach above shoulders: 5%The weight required to be lifted each normal workday according to the continuum described below:Up to 10 lbs: FrequentlyUp to 20 lbs: OccasionallyUp to 35 lbs: OccasionallyUp to 50 lbs: Not RequiredUp to 75 lbs: Not RequiredUp to 100 lbs: Not RequiredOver 100 lbs: Not RequiredDescribe and explain the lifting and carrying requirements. (Example: the distance material is carried; how high material is lifted, etc.):Carry charts from file cabinets to exam room or desk; stock rooms with supplies, carry supplies from med room to patient room. Place supplies in cabinets, move chairs and boxes. Put babies on scale, walk from room to scale in hall, then back to room.Maximum consecutive time (minutes) during the normal workday for each activity:Sit: 10Twist: 5Stand: 55Crawl: 0Walk: 15Kneel: 0Lift: 10Drive: 0Squat: 10Climb: 0Bend: 2Reach above shoulders: 5Repetitive use of hands (Frequency indicated):Simple grasp up to 10 lbs. Normal weight: 70%Pushing & pulling Normal weight: 30%Fine Manipulation: Writing, calculator, and computer keyboard.Repetitive use of foot or feet in operating machine control: Not Required Environmental Factors & Special Hazards:Environmental Factors (Time Spent) :Inside hours: 8Outside hours : 0Temperature: Normal RangeLighting: AverageNoise levels: AverageHumidity: Normal RangeAtmosphere: OdorsSpecial Hazards :Protective Clothing Required:To apply please email your resume to IND123

Keywords: Riverside Medical Center, Joliet , CARE ASSOCIATE/CARE TECH II - MONEE CHC, Other , Monee, Illinois

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