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Medical Assistant Cert/Reg

Req #:  104508
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Medical Assistant
City:  Park Ridge
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

 

Pediatric Endocrinology

 

Park Ridge, IL There will be occasional travel  to Downer’s Grove every Wednesday, and to our Lakeview location 2 Fridays a month

 

Hours: Day/Night (Fulltime- 40 hours per week)

 

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 with AMG-approved certifying bodies (CMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA or CMAC).
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance.
  • Current AHA CPR certification
  • Must be proficient in lab draws.

 

JOIN ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE – RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN ILLINOIS!

 

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