The Medical Assistant is a key member of the patient care team by supporting the providers with the delivery of high-quality health care to ambulatory patients.
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Hiring company: Confidential
Employer is one of the largest health systems in Illinois. It is one of Chicagoland’s largest employers, with more the 35,000 associates, and is recognized among the best places to work in Illinois and the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces. Their mission is “to serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a wholistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God.”
Job summary: Certified Medical Assistant
The Medical Assistant is a key member of the patient care team by supporting the providers with the delivery of high-quality health care to ambulatory patients. Medical Assistants are vital to the effective operations of a fast-paced medical practice. Medical Assistants help patients transition from the outside world into the provider’s office. The Medical Assistant performs a variety of important tasks to promote optimal health for our patients, including:
- Assist providers with important clinical duties, such as physical examinations
- Act as a liaison between patients and providers/specialists
- Measure patient’s vital signs
- Administer medication
- Document patient information
- Collect specimens for testing
- High school Diploma or G.E.D.
- Current Medical Assistant Certification/Registration required – CMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA or CMAC. Non-certified Medical Assistants / MA must obtain certification or registration within four months of hire with AMG-approved certifying bodies (CMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA or CMAC).
- Current AHA CPR certification
Full-Time and part time
Multiple Chicagoland locations
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