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Medical Assistant Cert/Reg

Req #:  113425
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Medical Assistant
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, located on Chicago’s North Side, is one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit medical centers. Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a wide range of medical specialties and is nationally recognized for its medical expertise, use of the most innovative technologies and dedication to patient safety, quality and service.  A commitment to community, medical education and ongoing clinical research affirms our mission of providing patients the highest quality care in Chicagoland, as illustrated by our many honors, including being named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics.

Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Cancer Center

Medical Assistant

Chicago, IL

Fulltime- 40 hours per week


Position Requirements:
1 year experience in physician office, preferred

1+ years healthcare experience, preferred
(excluding externship)
Clinically appropriate skills.
Excellence communication skills
Excellent organization skills
Self Starter
Basic CPR Certification

Certificate of graduation from approved medical assistant program

1)Ability to access patients and respond in a timely manner
2)Exposure to unidentified infectious cases
3)Exposure to body fluids and blood
4)Ability to work varying shifts to meets needs of center.
5)Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
6)Physical demands are moderate. Occasional lifting, bending and stooping or sitting. Normal office environment where there is minimal or no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust or noise. Equipment utilized includes basic office equipment designed for use with ambulatory patients as well as emergency medical equipment.

This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up 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.

Supports the team approach to ensure the provision of quality service and cost effective medical care by performing a variety of clinical/clerical tasks

Organization and maintenance of medical supplies for the clinic areas, including exam rooms and laboratory to meet patient and physician needs to contribute to the KRA for funding our future.
Developmental Responsibilities to contribute to our growth of knowledge and programs.
Promotes positive Clinical Outcomes by providing consistent clinical assistance to patients and other members of the clinical team.
Consistently exhibits Advocate's Standards of Behavioral Excellence to promote achievement of KRAs for Patient Satisfaction as evidenced by meeting goals for Press Ganey scores
Clinic responsibilities to promote associate and physician engagement.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago