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Illinois CancerCare is seeking a Medical Transcriptionist who can deliver quality results. We would love for your transcription skills to help support our mission. Ideal candidate will have three years of transcription experience, oncology experience a plus. Also, must have good English grammar skills, and be able to understand and respond to detailed oral and written instructions.

Medical Transcriptionist

Our Values
• Patients first
• Treat others with respect and compassion
• Open and timely communication
• Commitment to research
• Invest in personal and professional development
• Take ownership in our practice
• Positive Attitude

POSITION PURPOSE/SUMMARY
The Medical Transcriptionist will efficiently transcribe/edit all records dictated by the providers of Illinois CancerCare in a timely manner as set forth in the procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Certificate of Completion in a Medical Transcription program preferred
3. Three years of transcription experience, oncology experience a plus
4. Medical terminology
5. Computer experience

TRAINING AND LICENSURE REQUIRED
None

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES (IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE)
Essential Duties
1. Transcribes/edits and proofs all medical information dictated by physicians/providers.
2. Processes completed transcription per provider’s request.
3. Verifies accuracy of patient information on file.
4. Communicate with staff members and outside facilities in a courteous helpful manner.
5. Transcribes other documents as instructed.
6. Maintains patient confidentiality.
7. Observes OSHA and facility policies and guidelines.
8. Works additional hours as requested by supervisor.
9. Report to work area on time and remain available throughout the workday.
10. Perform other clinical duties as directed by supervisor during down time.
11. Follow all HIPAA regulations as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires prolonged sitting. Hearing must be within normal range for listening to dictations and telephone contact. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. Requires normal vision range. Requires the ability to distinguish letters and symbols. Must be able to operate office equipment such as computers, telephones, faxes or copy machines.

SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS/TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Safety policies and good health practices are to be understood and observed. Work is performed in an office environment. It may involve frequent contact with staff. Work may be repetitious as well as stressful at times.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
1. Ability to transcribe daily requirements.
2. Ability to build good working relationships with the patients, public, staff, physicians, and supervisors.
3. Ability to communicate clearly.
4. Ability to understand and respond to detailed oral and written instructions.
5. Possess the necessary skills of proper English grammar and spelling.
6. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

TRAITS
1. Maintains a positive and caring atmosphere for patients, families, and members of the health care team, performs job responsibilities in a manner that promotes the practices’ mission and philosophy.
2. Demonstrates the willingness and the ability to work effectively with others and willingly assists in department overload situations.
3. Supports Illinois CancerCare’s Mission and Values.
4. Follows the practice and departmental standards of attendance, appearance, policies, and procedures, (including those that deal specifically with safety and confidentiality).
5. Responds positively to constructive suggestions to improve job performance and contributes creative suggestions.
6. Presents and promotes a positive public image of Illinois CancerCare in general.
7. Exhibits pride in and loyalty to the practice.

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Illinois CancerCare is seeking a Medical Laboratory Technologist/Scientist who can deliver quality results. Must have a bachelor’s degree from a Medical Technology program, certification by American Society for Clinical Pathology or eligible for certification, and Serum protein electrophoresis experience preferred. You will conduct medical laboratory tests including collecting and preparing specimens, operating equipment and analyzing lab data.

Medical Laboratory Technologist/Scientist Full Job Description

Our Values
• Patients first
• Treat others with respect and compassion
• Open and timely communication
• Commitment to research
• Invest in personal and professional development
• Take ownership in our practice
• Positive Attitude

POSITION PURPOSE/SUMMARY
The Medical Laboratory Scientist (formally known as Medical Technologist) conducts routine medical laboratory tests that provide diagnostic and prognostic information to our physicians, performs quality control and quality assurance practices

EDUCATION REQUIRED
Bachelors Degree from an accredited Medical Technology program

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
One year experience in a high complexity laboratory. Serum protein electrophoresis experience preferred.

TRAINING AND LICENSURE REQUIRED
Certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology OR eligible for certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Must take and pass registry exam within one year of hire or will be subject to termination.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Essential Duties
1. Perform routine medical laboratory testing procedures according to our established procedures and policies
2. Collect, receive, identify, and label specimens following quality assurance and safety policies
3. Collect and prepare specimens for off-site testing and research
4. Participate in proficiency testing
5. Organize and prioritize multiple work needs/duties
6. Operate and calibrate equipment
7. Analyze lab data to ensure accuracy
8. Deliver quality test results to physicians, researchers or patients
9. Accurately record all test and quality control data; report STAT results in a timely manner
10. Clean and maintain laboratory equipment and instruments
11. Prepare and maintain solutions, reagents, and stains
12. Works additional hours as requested
13. Observes OSHA and any other applicable regulatory policies and procedures
14. Assists physicians and nurse practitioners with bone marrow biopsy procedures
15. Communicate effectively with patients, physicians, inter and extra-office personnel

Other Duties
1. Perform all other duties as requested or required.

SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires normal vision and normal color perception. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Ability to work on a desktop computer for extended periods of time. May require working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS/TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations, chemotherapy, biohazardous specimens & wastes and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

HIPAA Level of Security (as defined in IMPAC)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
1. Knowledge of current medical terminology, equipment, testing methods, and safety procedures
2. Skill in performing the full range of laboratory tests and/or trainable to the specific equipment used
3. Skill in anticipating and appropriately reacting to emergency situations
4. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other staff, physicians, and patients
5. Ability to troubleshoot instruments
6. Ability to follow protocols and work independently

TRAITS
1. Maintains a positive and caring atmosphere for patients, families, and members of the health care team, performs job responsibilities in a manner that promotes the practices’ mission and philosophy.
2. Demonstrates the willingness and the ability to work effectively with others and willingly assists in department overload situations.
3. Supports Illinois CancerCare’s Mission and Values.
4. Follows the practice and departmental standards of attendance, appearance, policies, and procedures, (including those that deal specifically with safety and confidentiality).
5. Responds positively to constructive suggestions to improve job performance and contributes creative suggestions.
6. Presents and promotes a positive public image of Illinois CancerCare in general. Exhibits pride in and loyalty to the practice.

 

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We are seeking a Retail Pharmacy Technician to assist in the provision of pharmacy services to oncology patients. You must be willing to help maintain a positive and caring atmosphere for our patients and families and demonstrate an ability to work effectively with others.

Retail Pharmacy Technician Full Job Description

Our Values
• Patients first
• Treat others with respect and compassion
• Open and timely communication
• Commitment to research
• Invest in personal and professional development
• Take ownership in our practice
• Positive Attitude

POSITION PURPOSE
Assists the pharmacist in the operation of the retail pharmacy

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
Two years experience in a retail or specialty pharmacy setting

TRAINING AND LICENSURE REQUIRED
Current or Application for Illinois Technician License
National Pharmacy Technician Certification or plans to obtain within one year

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES (IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE)
Essential Duties
1. Assists pharmacist in filling prescriptions.
• Completely and accurately enters prescriptions and prepare prescription labels.
• Checks for insurance coverage of drugs.
• Calls physician offices for refill authorization.
• Is aware of and maintains special handling requirements for specialty medications (e.g., REMS programs, drop-ships, safe handling of oral chemotherapy, etc.).
2. Maintains inventory control of all drug stock, including ordering, verifying orders received, proper recording and documentation, and shelving of product.
• Verifies count of all drug used at the end of each day, including identifying, investigating, and resolving discrepancies when necessary.
• Rotates all stock and checks drug expiration dates routinely.
3. Maintains communication with wholesaler or the IV Prep Supervisor/Buyer with regard to stocking needs, shipping errors, etc.
4. Performs other related duties as assigned/requested by the Director of Pharmacy, the Retail Pharmacists, or the IV Prep Supervisor.
5. Additional duties:
A. Work additional hours when requested;
B. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested;
C. Report to work area on time and remain available throughout the work day;
D. Communicate to outside facilities in a courteous, helpful manner;
E. Maintains patient confidentiality.
F. Observes OSHA and facility policies and guidelines;
G. Cleans pharmacy equipment, utensils, and work areas.

SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. May require working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Frequent exposure to toxic substances, including chemotherapeutic, cytotoxic drugs and cleaning solutions. Interaction with patients, staff, and physicians.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of pharmaceutical and related medical technology, metric and apothecary systems of weights and measurements, and medical safety standards to assist in manufacturing and working with pharmaceuticals. Knowledge of chemotherapeutic and biological drugs and the dispensing function to check for correctness. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and public and ability to communicate clearly. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to perform arithmetical computations and use calculator.

TRAITS
1. Maintains a positive and caring atmosphere for patients, families, and members of the health care team, performs job responsibilities in a manner that promotes the practices’ mission and philosophy.
2. Demonstrates the willingness and the ability to work effectively with others and willingly assists in department overload situations.
3. Follows the practice and departmental standards of attendance, appearance, policies, and procedures, (including those that deal specifically with safety and confidentiality).
4. Responds positively to constructive suggestions to improve job performance and contributes creative suggestions.
5. Present and promote a positive public image of Illinois CancerCare in general. Exhibits pride and loyalty.

 

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We are seeking a Scheduler with a caring attitude, good problem solving skills and flexibility. Must be able to communicate clearly and have the ability to build good working relationships with the patients, public, staff, physicians, and managers. Two years prior scheduling experience in a medical practice.

Scheduler Full Job Description

Our Values
• Patients first
• Treat others with respect and compassion
• Open and timely communication
• Commitment to research
• Invest in personal and professional development
• Take ownership in our practice
• Positive Attitude

POSITION PURPOSE/SUMMARY
Perform duties such as scheduling appointments, testing, pre-authorizations and answering telephones in a polite and pleasant manner. Greet and collect appropriate information from and for patients using Illinois CancerCare services. Assist office personnel with other duties as necessary. Must maintain patient confidentiality with a caring attitude for patients and their families.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
High School graduate or GED

IN LIEU OF EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
1. Two years of medical practice experience with prior scheduling experience.
2. General clerical experience preferred with some exposures to medical terminology and Anatomy.
3. Type 40 WPM.
4. Computer experience.

TRAINING AND LICENSURE REQUIRED
None

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES (IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE)
Essential Duties (This list may not include all of the duties assigned
1. Learn the electronic medical record system and efficiently schedule tests and appointments within the system.
2. When checking patients out, the scheduler will be responsible for scheduling appointments for follow up office visits, Bone Marrow testing, Chemo teaching, Interventional Radiology outpatient lab tests, X-rays to include CT scan, PET scan, MRI scans and other specialty groups such as Gastroenteroly, Cardiology, Urology, etc. It is up to the scheduler to fax
orders and requested patient information to outside facilities at the time they set the patient up for their appointment.
3. Descriptive events regarding upcoming appointments need to be annotated in the comment section of the patient’s next appt. (i.e. cbc, cmp, CT c/a/p @, MMCI on 1/10/2011)
4. At check-out, the scheduler will be responsible for pre-certifying necessary testing, obtaining RQI numbers, collecting co-pays and co-insurances and code capturing the patient’s office visit.
5. When the scheduler is responsible for the entry of physician orders; all questions regarding physician’s orders will need to go directly to the physician that wrote the orders, not the nurse.
6. Give patients X-ray preps and instructions for necessary tests.
7. Reschedule missed / changed appointment times in accordance with the policy and procedure set forth to ensure proper notification and documentation is complete.
8. When adding patients onto a M.D. or N.P. schedule, it is the responsibility of the scheduler to notify the Medical Records of the add-on so they can properly prepare the patient’s chart.
9. Work with the Administrative Assistant to ensure all Consult, Vacation and On-call schedules are accurate and up to date. The scheduler will be responsible to notify, by mail, the patient of any changes and forward to medical records so notification document can be scanned into the EMR.
10. Traveling to the other clinic sites of Illinois CancerCare may be required.
11. Maintain a neat work area.
12. Maintain a proper public relations attitude in order to assure the oncology patients that the paitient’s interest is of primary concern.
13. Observe OSHA and facility policies and procedures.
14. Work additional hours when requested by your manager.
15. Report to work station on time and remain available throughout the workday.
16. Communicate to Illinois CancerCare staff and outside facilities in a courteous, professional, and helpful manner.
17. Follow policies and procedures set forth by Illinois CancerCare and/or the Clinical Services Manager
18. Follow all HIPAA regulations as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Requires prolonged standing or sitting.
2. Requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, stooping.
3. May require lifting up to 50 pounds.
4. Hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity is a must.
5. Hearing must be within normal range for telephone contact.
6. Schedulers must be able to operate office equipment such as, computers, telephones, faxes or copy machines.
7. Requires normal vision range and the absence of color blindness.

SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS/TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
1. The employee has limited exposure to toxic substance and is expected to be familiar with the dangers and proper handling of such.
2. The employee is exposed to communicable diseases and other conditions common to the clinical environment.
3. Safety policies and good health practices are to be understood and observed.
4. Work is performed in an office environment.
5. It involves frequent contact with staff and patients.
6. Work may be repetitious as well as stressful at times.
7. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people.

HIPAA Level of Security (as defined in IMPAC)
Security level- Administrative

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
1. Good problem solving skills and flexibility.
2. Ability to build good working relationships with the patients, public, staff, physicians and managers.
3. Ability to communicate clearly.
4. Ability to understand and respond to detailed oral and written instructions.
5. Posses the necessary skills of proper English, grammar and spelling.
6. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

TRAITS
1. Maintains a positive and caring atmosphere for patients, families, and members of the health care team, performs job responsibilities in a manner that promotes the practices’ mission and philosophy.
2. Demonstrates the willingness and the ability to work effectively with others and willingly assists in department overload situations.
3. Supports Illinois CancerCare’s Mission and Values.
4. Follows the practice and departmental standards of attendance, appearance, policies, and procedures, (including those that deal specifically with safety and confidentiality).
5. Responds positively to constructive suggestions to improve job performance and contributes creative suggestions.
6. Presents and promotes a positive public image of Illinois CancerCare in general. Exhibits pride in and loyalty to the practice.

 

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We are seeking positive and caring RNs who are looking for a great place to work! Help us fulfill our mission to provide comprehensive, compassionate care that enhances the lives our patients and their families. We focus on state of the art treatments while focusing on the leading edge research and medicines. Illinois CancerCare is one of the largest private oncology and hematology practices in the nation and we are proud to say that we have helped countless individuals overcome this disease to live healthy, inspiring lives. Our nurses provide general nursing care and functions as well as administer chemotherapy treatments to our patients. To be considered, you must have an active Illinois nursing license, two years of clinical experience, and strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with others.

Registered Nurse Full Job Description

Our Values
• Patients first
• Treat others with respect and compassion
• Open and timely communication
• Commitment to research
• Invest in personal and professional development
• Take ownership in our practice
• Positive Attitude

POSITION PURPOSE/SUMMARY
To provide nursing care and administer chemotherapy treatments to medical oncology outpatients. Works in conjunction with other clinic nurses and oncology physicians to provide counseling and education to patients and families. Each nurse will be assigned to a team consisting of a physician and one or two other nurses.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
Nursing degree and 2-4 years of clinical experience.

IN LIEU OF EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
4-8 years of clinical experience, oncology or critical care experience a plus.

TRAINING AND LICENSURE REQUIRED
Illinois Registered Nursing License: OCN certification recommended but not required. (must be obtained within one year of employment)

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES (IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE)
Essential Duties
1. Administers chemotherapeutic agents safely-interprets laboratory data correctly, assesses for side effects, uses proper administration techniques and initiates nursing protocol in the event of drug extravasation.
2. Performs general nursing functions, which may include mediport flushed, sterile dressing changes, foley catheterization and injections following necessary aseptic technique.
3. Assesses the patient in the office as well as over the telephone for:
a. Side effects of chemotherapy.
b. Toxicities of chemotherapy.
c. Oncologic emergencies.
d. Physical and psychological effect of the disease process.
4. Assesses the patient regarding:
a. Comfort and adequacy of pain control.
b. Nutritional needs.
c. Sexual dysfunction.
d. Quality of life.
5. Performs thorough nursing assessment and reports them in a concise manner to the physician.
6. Assists clinic physician performing diagnostic procedures which may include bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, lumbar puncture, paracentesis or other tests and procedures as directed by the clinic physician.
7. Reacts calmly and appropriately in emergency situations. Has adequate knowledge necessary to operate emergency equipment.
8. Triages patient’s phone calls in a prompt manner utilizing nursing knowledge and courtesy.
9. Maintains professional attitude and positive public relations with hospital personnel, pharmacies and other community resources.
10. Prepares, calculate dosages and mixes chemotherapeutic and biologic agents for administration accurately and safely according to OSHA guidelines.
11. Works at satellite clinics as required.
12. Follows all HIPAA regulations as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Other Duties
1. Perform all other duties as requested or required.

SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires full range of body motion, including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lift and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires exposure to communicable diseased or bodily fluids.

SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS/TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations, chemotherapy, biohazardous specimens & wastes and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

HIPAA Level of Security (as defined in IMPAC)
Nursing

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Strong skills in interpersonal communications.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.

TRAITS
Follows the practice and departmental standards of attendance, appearance and policies and procedures (including those that deal specifically with safety and confidentiality) as set forth in the employee handbook.
Maintains a positive and caring atmosphere for patients, families, and members of the health care team, performs job responsibilities in a manner that promotes the practices’ mission, values and philosophy.
Demonstrates the willingness and the ability to work effectively with others and willingly assists in department overload situations.
Responds positively to constructive suggestions to improve job performance and contributes creative suggestions.
Presents and promotes a positive public image of Illinois CancerCare in general. Exhibits pride in and loyalty to the practice.

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