Posted 1 week 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 at their clinic in Westmont. The ideal candidate will be bilingual in Spanish and 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 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 may increase due to experience. They are offering a sign on bonus of $500.00, payable after six months and $500.00 payable after one year.
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.      

  •  Updates 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 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.