Over 46 million Americans lack access to primary health care. To ensure that the underserved get the health care they need, planning for Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) began as a community-based grass-roots concern in 1996.The primary purpose of GEFCC is to provide comprehensive medical care to individuals in the greater Elgin community, especially those who:+ Have No Source of Medical Insurance+ Are Medicaid or Medicare Recipients+ Are AllKids and FamilyCare RecipientsOpened in the summer of 2001, Greater Elgin Family Care Center is able to serve any individual or family needing health care and a medical home. Currently providing care at 26 different locations including schools, churches, and Elgin Community College.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide patient care, patient follow-up, laboratory duties and assistance to providers and nursing staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Escorts patients to examination rooms and prepares patients for examination and treatment.
Performs and documents daily set up, stocking, maintenance of appropriate supply levels, cleaning of all clinical areas and equipment (including the washing and sterilization of instruments).
Processes and labels laboratory specimens for area reference laboratories; accurately completes lab requisitions.
Sets up and performs all CLIA waived lab tests.
Ensures compliance with GEFCC quality assurance and risk management standards.
Provides patient education as directed by provider, including providing instructions for laboratory, radiology and other medical testing/procedures.
Retrieves laboratory and other test results and submits for review by provider as necessary.
Follows all Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) policies and procedures.
Provides care in age appropriate fashion according to specialty.
Report to all scheduled work sites and shifts on time and fully prepared to engage in all job responsibilities; location of work sites and shifts will change at the discretion of the supervisor.
Engage in all offered training, consultations and supervisions made available. Follow and fully implement Corporate Compliance Program. Fully and professionally respond to and implement directives and advice offered by all supervisory and training personnel, as well as professionally offered feedback from coworkers.
Perform other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required.
Completion of a medical assisting program.
Minimum of six months related experience and/or training preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Current BLS CPR Certification
Current Medical Assistant Certificate is preferred
Knowledge of medical terminology; basic clinical and laboratory skills is essential.
Ability to work late evening hours.
Ability to work some weekend hours.
Pleasant disposition and ability to communicate effectively with patient and co-workers.
About Greater Elgin Family Care Center
Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving the medically uninsured, underinsured and publicly insured residents of Elgin, Streamwood, Sycamore and McHenry, Illinois, and surrounding communities. GEFCC is currently accredited through the Joint Commission and provides comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare.Currently, GEFCC offers:- Well Child Care- Physicals and Immunizations- Sick Care- Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry/Behavioral Health- Chronic Disease Management- Women's Health Care, Including OB- Preventive Care Services- Specialty Clinics- Specialty Education- Laboratory Testing- Diagnostic Testing- WIC Services- Medical Case Management- Family Case Management- Preventive and Restorative Oral Health Care.