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 Recipients Opened 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.
This position is responsible for welcoming patients and visitors to the Center, registration of patients, creating and maintaining patient files, and scheduling appointments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Welcome patients and visitors to the Center, determine their needs and respond accordingly.
Perform all preparation for next day’s clinic.
Provide all necessary paperwork for patient completion.
Review registration package for completeness and provide assistance to patients in completing any necessary forms.
Enter pertinent patient information in the EPM/EHR System completely and accurately.
Answer and distribute phone calls to appropriate staff members. Take complete and accurate messages.
Schedule appointments for patients.
Follows all Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) policies and procedures.
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. 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.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High School graduate, G.E.D., or comparable diploma is required.
Prior work experience is preferred, but not required.
Familiarity working with computers.
Customer service orientation.
Bi-Lingual (Spanish) preferred.
Must be able to respond to patients with non-judgmental empathy.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality of services.
Must have strong numbers aptitude.
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.