Fertility Centers of Illinois: Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist

IntegraMed America, Inc. Lindenhurst, IL
For 1 in 8 couples, the dream of having a child is often challenged by infertility. It's not something we like to talk about but chances are, someone close to you is struggling with this very issue.

At the Fertility Centers of Illinois/IntegraMed Fertility, we believe that every woman, every couple, deserves compassionate care during the fertility treatment process. Bringing together the latest science and best-in-class service, we are doing everything we can to help them achieve their goals.

If you would like to make a transformative difference in people's lives and you are highly skilled and innately compassionate, we would love to learn more about you.

Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) is the fastest growing practice in the Chicago area dedicated to providing comprehensive fertility services. Our supportive and personalized approach to fertility care has led us to become one of the largest providers of fertility services in the United States.

We are looking to fill a Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist role for our Lindenhurst location located at 2592 East Grand Avenue.

The hours for this full-time position are 6:30 am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday. Must have flexible schedule as limited weekend rotation of up to four (4) weekend days per year is required.

This role is responsible for the following:

* Perform venipuncture and collect other specimens for testing using proper technique and Universal Precautions.

* Closely follow laboratory instructions for specimen collection, storage and transport.

* Adhere to insurance requirements regarding the laboratory to be used in each circumstance.

* Confirm orders in Artworks and/or encounter forms to ensure accuracy of specimens collected.

* Ensure that required consent forms for testing are completed.

* Verify identifiers on specimens with patients.

* Maintain up-to-date knowledge of lab changes and requirement

* Keep phlebotomy lab and other clinical areas clean and stocked.

* Sterilize equipment.

* Ensure that timely preventive maintenance and repairs are performed on clinical equipment.

Data entry/computer/clerical tasks:

* Utilize EMR to access necessary clinical information, process lab orders, and to document patient care activities, outcomes, and test results.

* Utilize Mysis to access necessary demographic, insurance, scheduling, and other information.

* Utilize online systems for ordering of tests as necessary.

Compliance:

* Maintain patient confidentiality by abiding by all aspects of HIPAA.

* Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by abiding by all aspects of OSHA.

* Adhere to all Practice standards, policies and procedures.

* Adhere to incident reporting policy and procedures.

Accountability and professionalism:

* Develop and maintain professional and effective working relationships with all customers and Practice physicians and staff.

* Actively demonstrate behaviors associated with problem-solving, multi-tasking, and accountability.

* Keep knowledge and skills current by attending continuing education and training opportunities.

* Assist with training of new lab staff

Additional patient care tasks:

* Take heights, weights, and vital signs and document results appropriately (location dependent).

* Collaborate with nursing team to have patient questions and issues addressed promptly.

* Provide anticipatory guidance for patients in terms of when to expect results and further information/instructions.

Skills/Requirements

* High school graduate

* Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program

* Medical Assistant certification is required. Certified by the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) preferred.

* Experience in a medical office setting a plus!

* Technical skills (i.e. venipuncture/phlebotomy, injections)

* Proficiency with computer systems (i.e. Artworks, NextGen, lab portals- training provided)

* Knowledge of and compliance with insurance requirements related to lab work

* Adherence to all standards, policies and procedures associated with safety, sanitation, confidentiality, and company operations

* Current CPR/BLS certification- preferred

The Fertility Centers of Illinois offers:

* An amazing opportunity for you to make a transformative difference in people's lives.

* Medical, dental, life, 401K, and vision coverage for full time employees.

* A very generous PTO policy.

* Tuition reimbursement ($1,000.00) for full time employees after one year!

* Free Annual Wellness Screenings for all employees.

* Flexible Spending Accounts.

* For additional information on FCI, please visit our website at www.FCIonline.com.

Fertility Centers of Illinois participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S through the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S Department of Social Security (SSA).

All offers of employment with Fertility Centers of Illinois/Integramed are contingent upon the background check, drug screen and reference check process.