Skip to main content

Immediate Care Technician - Casual

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Vernon Hills
State: 
Illinois
Required degree level: 
Other
Accommodations: 
Vision Accommodations
Hearing Accommodations
Neurodiversity
Learning
Mental Health
Mobility
Remote Position: 
No

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, youll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?
Description
Assures efficient patient flow through the site: Escorts patient to exam room, identifies patient with 2 identifiers and prepares patient for examination. Obtains accurate vital signs, per organization standards. Documents reason for visit and updates/confirms, allergies, smoking history and pharmacy information. Promptly informs the MD/APP of any significant change in vital signs or acute symptoms. Anticipates/sets up equipment or supplies needed for visit. Cleans and prepares exam room for next patient. Responds to needs to expedite visits and maintain flow of patients and prioritize tasks accordingly. Assists with referrals, transfers and discharge processes. Assists MD/APP with medical and surgical procedures in accordance with established protocols such as: Electrocardiogram (ECG), venipuncture, immunizations, setting up procedure trays, specimen. collection and/or Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived testing, wound care, splinting, as directed by MD/APP. Call-
Qualifications
Required: - High school diploma or GED equivalent. - Certified Medical Assistant (American Association of Medical Assistants), Registered Medical Assistant (American Medical Technologist), or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). OR Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, or Emergency Medical Technician Basic (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians) certification. Certification required upon hire. - Basic Life Support (American Heart Association) certification. - Completion of pre-employment competency exam. - Strong computer skills. Preferred: - Experience with electronic medical record. - College degree or interest in health care field preferred. - One to two years of ambulatory care experience.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together everyday with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

Click the link find out more about Northwestern Medicine.