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Clinic Assistant - Addison

Company: DuPage County Health Department
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

JOBThe DuPage County Health Department is looking for a new team member at our clinic in Addison. The ideal candidate for this role, will be responsible for performing clerical duties to assist with the efficient movement of clients through the clinic. We are looking for someone with the ability to adhere to office procedures while providing courteous customer service. The hours for this position will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, with one day working from 10:30 am until 7:00 pm and a rotating occasional Saturday from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm. The starting pay for this position is $14.50 per hour, may increase due to experience. This position is eligible for a full DuPage County comprehensive benefit package to include: 12 paid holidays per year, 3 weeks of paid time off to include, vacation, sick and personal time. Please click on our benefits tab to see a full list of our benefits. EXAMPLE OF DUTIESUpdates client records; enters clients data into computer systems including revising or updating addresses and telephone numbers.Schedules appointments; ensures that release forms or consent forms have been signed; prepares various forms and worksheets.Sets up clinic rooms with appropriate supplies; processes daily reports; monitors on hand supplies and coordinates replenishment as needed.Assists clients with tests such as hemoglobin, urinalysis, blood leads, blood pressures and physical measurements.Obtains health histories from patients by conducting patient interviews; follows-up on client status; performs duties necessary to close clinics.Maintains required training, licensure, and/or certification.Adheres to department guidelines for attendance and punctuality.Participates in emergency response activities as assigned.Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to patient privacy laws.Demonstrates sensitivity and understanding of other ethnic groups and cultures.May assist with determining client eligibility.If bilingual, may assist clients communicate with non-bilingual staff.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSThree years of experience in an office environment which involved a high degree of public contact and use of medical terminology; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.Attendance at New Hire Orientation, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm is required. Good knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; some knowledge of medical terminology and filing systems; some knowledge of program requirements and eligibility. Ability to pass a typing test with a net score of 30 WPM; designated positions may be required to be bilingual, Spanish speaking, based on population served. knowledge of related community based resources available to clients.

Keywords: DuPage County Health Department, Wheaton , Clinic Assistant - Addison, Healthcare , Wheaton, Illinois

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