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Medical Assistant Family Medicine

Company: Advocate Health Care
Location: Lombard
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a $2500 sign on bonus, payable after 90 days of hire (Internals not included)Schedule:Monday-Friday: hours vary between 7AM and 6PMOne Saturday per month from 7:30AM-12PMJOB SUMMARY: The Medical Assistant is a key member of the patient care team by supporting physicians and other clinicians in 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 physicians and other clinicians with important clinical duties including but not limited to taking medical histories and assisting in physical examinations Act as a liaison between patients, physicians and other clinicians. Measure patient's vital signs Prepare and administer vaccines/medications Document patient information into the electronic health record Collect specimens for testing REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED Graduate of a medical assistant program or at least one year of medical assistant or equivalent experience. Good communications skills. Experience using a keyboard and computers. Familiarity with equipment used in ambulatory care. Current AHA CPR certification. Non-certified MAs must obtain certification or registration within one year of hire with AMG approved certifying bodies including, NHA, AMT, AAMA, NCCT or AMCA. Ability to travel locally to multiple sites as needed. Ability to work in stressful conditions and difficult situations. Resilient and flexible in a changing environment. Ability to cooperate and work with others. Ability to make sound and timely decisions and ability to work rotating shifts any day of the week. Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities related to patients as needed, ability to stoop/bend. Ability to lift to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.Apply NowJoin our Talent Network Be alerted to jobs like this Share Clinical Services at Advocate Aurora Jobs like this Cert Surgical Technologist -OR Downers Grove, IL Medical Assistant- OBGYN Chicago, IL Medical Assistant - Dreyer Plainfield Plainfield, IL Medical Assistant- Thoracic Surgery Park Ridge, ILAdvocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that matter to us and make each of us unique - from our age and the color of our skin, to our abilities and the things we believe in. We know that empowering our differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions - for our team members, consumers and communities. And because health care is built upon relationships, it's important for the people we serve to be able to trust us to meet their unique needs. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can thrive and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.

Keywords: Advocate Health Care, Lombard , Medical Assistant Family Medicine, Healthcare , Lombard, Illinois

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