Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) is a multi-site federally qualified health center providing comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services within the Chicagoland area. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable health care for all including those without the ability to pay. We currently have health centers in Elgin, Wheeling, Hanover Park, Streamwood, Sycamore, DeKalb and McHenry. We are financially and programmatically stable and are continuing to grow. We are Joint Commission Accredited and are PCMH Certified. For more information, I encourage to visit our website, http://www.gefcc.org.
This is a great job opportunity for a Medical Assistant who is either experienced, a recent graduate, or is looking to get back into the medical field. In this position, you’ll be able to contribute to your community and make an impact in a patient’s life. If this is you, keep on reading.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide patient care, patient follow-up, laboratory duties and assistance to providers and nursing staff.
How You’ll Help Patients
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.
Perks Just For You:
Employees have qualified for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
Is Competitive and varies depending on experience and certification
What You’ll Need
High School Diploma or GED Certificate
Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant Program
Current BLS CPR Certification
Current Medical Assistant Certification is preferred
Must be bilingual in Spanish
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.