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Medical Assistant Cert/Reg Surgery

Req #:  138323
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Medical Assistant
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Medical Assistant - Surgery Specialty


General Surgery

  • 5 Doctors to support
  • The office has 2 RN’s, 3 CMA’s, 3 PSR’s
  • Busy surgery office
  • Mon thought Friday no weekends
  • 9-530 but must be able to be flexible with the docs schedules
  • Full Time
  • Benefit Eligible



Position Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED
Graduate of a medical assistant program or successful completion of the certification/registration exam. Good communications skills. Experience using a keyboard and computers.
Familiarity with equipment used in ambulatory care.
Current Medical Assistant Certification/Registration required. Non~certified MAs must obtain certification or registration within four months of hire with AMG approved certifying bodies.
Current AHA CPR certification
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.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseases.
Ability to cooperate and work with others.
Ability to make sound and timely decisions.
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.

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.

The Medical Assistant Certified/Registered will support the providers in delivering quality health care to ambulatory patients and perform a variety of related tasks to promote continuity of care.

Risk/Safety Compliance
Funding Our Future:
Clinical Support/Health Outcomes: Provides support in the delivery of quality clinical care
Patient Satisfaction and Service: Provides efficient, high~quality service to patients and families during appointments/visits, telephone call.
Health Information Management (HIM) and HIPAA standards: A complete and accurate medical record will be maintained for every patient who is evaluated or treated within the medical group.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago