Posted 1 month ago

Clinic Assistant – Bilingual

Company: DuPage County Health Department (DCHD)
Category: Healthcare


Type: Full Time

The DuPage County Health Department is looking for a new team member, bilingual in Spanish. In this role, you will be working in the Family Health Services programs with the maternal and child health population. You will be responsible for performing clerical duties to assist with the efficient movement of clients through the clinic. They are seeking someone with the ability to adhere to office procedures while providing courteous customer service. The hours are generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, with one day working until 7:00 pm. Responsibilities:

  • Updates client records; enters client’s 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, blood pressure, 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 for programs.