Patient Care Technician (FT)
WellNow Urgent Care

Patient Care Technician (FT) Chicago, IL

Full Time Chicago, IL 18 USD HOURLY Today
Job description

WellNow Urgent Care takes pride in creating an environment filled with meaningful work and opportunities by investing in our colleagues. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes numerous continuing education options. WellNow has over 180+ locations across New York, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, and we are continuing to grow! That means our colleagues can transfer facilities in any of the markets we serve. We are committed to offering our patients the best care by adding talented healthcare professionals.
  • 0-25% Travel Requirement.
  • Responsible for taking a patient history and obtaining vital signs
  • Perform basic testing or screenings such as vision, audio, urine drug screens, breath alcohol, EKGs, pulmonary function testing
  • Perform necessary phlebotomy for the collection of laboratory samples
  • Accurately complete corresponding paperwork/computer work for lab tests ordered on blood, urine, tissue, and culture samples
  • Perform point-of-care testing such as strep, mono, glucose, influenza, Urine pregnancy, Urinalysis, blood glucose levels
  • Ensure sterile technique, instrument cleaning, and sterilization, proper use of the autoclave
  • Schedule and coordinate necessary records for ancillary care for patients
  • Assist providers with exams and testing (pelvic exams, eye irrigations, ear irrigations, I & D’s, and splinting/ ortho-glass preparation
  • Maintain confidentiality with all patient information (HIPAA)
  • Ensures equipment is in working order
  • Logs laboratory procedures when completed, and processes related paperwork using computer equipment as directed
  • Maintains examination rooms and stocks necessary medical supplies
  • Performs duties to ensure good patient flow
  • Registration duties: explain to patients what insurances are accepted and those that are out of network as well as knowledgeable of all pricing - Properly collect and record payments, and complete registration screen in a timely manner
  • Accompanies the provider to the bedside
  • Accurately and thoroughly document the patient medical history, physical exam, and procedures
  • Completes transcription as requested
  • Performs tasks to improve provider efficiency during the course of a shift
  • Greets and registers patients
  • Answers and appropriately triages phone calls
  • Takes payments for visits
  • Printing, scanning, and faxing reports
  • Other front desk and cleaning responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Ability to identify equipment problems and correct or notify the team leader
  • Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, patients, and families
  • Able to withstand physical & mental demands: standing, walking, stooping, and bending. Requires the ability to move equipment and transfer patients.
  • Computer knowledge and skills must be able to register patients on the computer in a timely manner
  • Up-to-date on injections, and provide documentation, as per OSHA guidelines
  • Ability to complete and maintain CPR certification
  • Excellent listening and note-taking skills
  • Ability to apply written instructions and standardize work practices
  • Basic computer skills, including the use of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Demonstrated ability to type at least 45 words per minute
  • Strong communication skills, including grammatical, spelling and verbal
  • Detail-oriented with a proven ability to work effectively under conditions requiring accuracy
  • Capable of working well on a team
  • Friendly and customer service oriented
  • Ability to manage high call volume
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, grasp, handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend, climb, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions of hands and/or wrists.
  • Requires some physical work; lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Close mental and visual attention is required for planning or directing fairly complex work methods or operations that obtain the size, shape, or physical qualities of the product.
Additional Job Description:
  • Free urgent care visits for employees and immediate family members!
  • 401K plan with generous company match!
  • Monthly bonus opportunity, with the ability to earn up to an additional $3,600 per year!
WellNow is an EOE.

Patient Care Technician (FT)
WellNow Urgent Care
Chicago, IL
John Radford
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
Health Care Services & Hospitals
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