Full-Time Physician Assistant Open or Close
An exempt position responsible for the following:
- Practice medicine with a supervising physician including conducting examinations, writing prescriptions, performing pre/post/intra operative surgical services. Within the physician – physician assistant relationship, PA exercises autonomy in medical decision making and provides a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.
- Work in both Office and Hospital setting.
- Provides first call as scheduled with designated supervising physician as back up. Will be “On Duty” and available to take emergency calls from practice answering service and local hospital Emergency Department and Nursing Floors. Telephones follow up to patients, triage and provide appropriate care as needed.
Medical Office Secretary Open or Close
POSITION PURPOSE/SUMMARY:POSITION PURPOSE/SUMMARY:
Performs a variety of medical office support func¬tions necessary to ensure effective, accurate and professional operations for Midwest Orthopaedic Center. This position supports the business and clinical functions and allows for the timely appointment scheduling of patients, as well as compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence to effect timely communication of patient’s records.
Incumbents in this position must maintain effective working relationships with patients, family members, co-workers, peers and physicians. He/She should project a friendly, helpful manner. The incumbent must also possess the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and communicate with people of all professional and social levels. The position requires confidentiality at all times. Displays and participates in teamwork. These functions are carried out according to departmental procedural policy in accordance with the mission and vision of the corporation and consistent with the philosophy of the department.
Education: Two years of formal education beyond high school or Associates degree preferred. Medical Terminology required. Basic Human Anatomy useful. Experience: Medical office experience helpful. Experience in working with patient/public required. Phone or call center experience vital.
RN/LPN Open or Close
The nursing staff functions under the general supervision of the director of clinical operations. The designated nursing staff assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care.
The primary nursing staff also assumes accountability for the direction of the clinical assistant. They are to direct the clinical assistant so that the specific needs of each particular physician is meet for their respective clinic.
The nurse accurately assesses patients’ needs by identifying and initiates appropriate nursing interventions. Nursing staff also provides patient and family teaching and works cooperatively with other patient personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing and interdisciplinary teamwork. These functions are carried out according to departmental procedural policy in accordance with the mission and vision of the corporation and consistent with the philosophy of the department.
The nurses accurately work under the direction of the Physician and Physician Assistant. They initiate the flow of patients, order exams as needed, cast, provide proper instruction to patients/family members, update the computer as needed, schedule surgeries in a timely manner and call back patients and other health care workers as soon as time permits. This position requires the nurse to anticipate the needs of others and to work as a team player at all times. The candidate is required to have a one year nursing degree or up to four year nursing degree by a credited college. The nurse needs to be licensed by the State of Illinois and must present documentation at the time of employment.