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Medical Assistant Cert/Reg

Req #:  107226
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Medical Assistant
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

It’s more than a job, it’s a calling!

 

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

 

Cardiology

 

Elgin, IL

 

Hours: Day/Night (40 hours fulltime)

 

JOB SUMMARY:

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

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Highschool 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.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance.
  • Current AHA CPR certification
  • Graduate of a medical assistant program or successful completion of the certification/registration exam.
  • 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.

     

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: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago