A Medical Assistant performs a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of a Nurse or Physician. Such services can involve therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures. Applicants must have graduated from a certified program for Medical Assistants.
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Hiring Company: The University of Chicago Medicine
|The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, one of the nation’s leading academic medical institutions, has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when it first opened to patients. Today, it comprises the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, a top 10 medical school in the country; the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division, a section committed to scientific discovery; and the University of Chicago Medical Center, consistently ranked among the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.
University of Chicago Medicine physicians are members of the University of Chicago Physicians Group, which includes more than 700 physicians and covers the full array of medical and surgical specialties. University of Chicago Medicine physicians are faculty members of the Pritzker School of Medicine. The University of Chicago Medicine has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when we opened our doors to the first patients. Located in historic Hyde Park on the South Side of Chicago, the medical campus includes the Center for Care and Discovery, Comer Children’s Hospital, Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital for adult inpatient care, Chicago Lying-in Hospital, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine.
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60637, in Chicago’s historic Hyde Park neighborhood. Close proximity to major public transit options.
A Medical Assistant is an employee who performs a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) or Physician. Such services can involve therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures.
- Considerable skill in communicating verbally, in determining priorities and organizing work
- Ability to maintain an organized, alphabetized filing system.
- Considerable skill in handling sensitive public contacts with discretion, tact and courtesy when dealing with patients, coworkers and physicians.
- Physical ability to perform stocking, lifting and transporting supplies and instruments.
- General knowledge of PC., Excel, Microsoft Word for Windows
- Ability to handle stress in a fast paced environment
- Knowledge of OASIS and EPIC a preferred
- Computerized appointment scheduling experience preferred
Licenses & Certifications
- Graduate of a certified program for Medical Assistants (CMA credential)
- Must possess current CPR / BLS certificate
1st Shift, M-F (Occasional Saturdays)
Compensation commensurate with experience.