Collective Bargaining Unit:AFSCME 1178 Health and Hospital SystemsPosting Salary:STARTING SALARY:$17.256
:Health and Hospital Systems
Robbins Health Center
13450 South Kedzie Ave.
Robbins, IL 60472
Under general supervision, performs a variety of clerical functions requiring discretion and independent judgment.These include patient registration, scheduling, and filing.Answers all calls and directs them to appropriate department.Contacts patients for follow up as needed.May act as lead worker, all duties are performed in a highly confidential manner.
Provides customer service to the patients, family, and significant other
Verifies patient information and registers patient in Electronic
Medical Records (EMR)
Schedules patient appointment in EMR
Assists patient with using patient portal
Distributes information to patients as directed by clinical providers
Assists patients with transportation needs and makes follow-up call, as needed
Participates in health center or departmental meetings
Copies and/or scans documents, as needed
Answers calls and routes them appropriately
Sorts and distributes mail
Prints and distributes depart/discharge documents
Performs other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED is required
Two (2) years of clerical experience within a healthcare or customer service setting is required
Ability to type at a rate of 25 words per minute is required (may be required to test for proficiency)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Knowledge of patient registration database system
Hospital registration experience
Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
Knowledge of clerical and standard office practices and procedures
Skilled in the use of standard office equipment
Demonstrate good phone and email etiquette skills with strong response times
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work with all levels of individuals internally and externally
Demonstrate the ability to use word processing and database software
Ability to communicate with a diverse environment and communicate with tact and courtesy.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
Ability to lift ten (10) pounds
Ability to sit, stand and bend for periods of time
Ability to travel, as required
Ability to work flexible hours
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing.Please note:If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date.Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11)or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status.Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
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COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.