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.
We are currently seeking a Medical Assistant for the Advocate Memory Center located in Park Ridge, IL. This is a full-time position and is benefits eligible. The Advocate Memory Center provides comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and support services to individuals with memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia..
Park Ridge, IL
Certified Medical Assistant Responsibilities:
The Certified Medical Assistant performs both clinical and administrative duties to support physicians, nurses and administrative staff at the Advocate Memory Center. The CMA is an integral part of our team providing outstanding patient-centered care. Job duties include:
- Documenting vital signs, allergies, medications and reasons for the office visit
- Prepping exam rooms for patients
- Maintaining medical records and ensuring test results are present
- Handling insurance-related authorizations under the supervision of a provider
- Scheduling additional tests, special procedures, and referrals to other physicians as necessary.
- Sending out basic patient letters and completing forms
- Assisting providers in refilling medications
- Communicating basic test results to patients
- Assisting with administrative tasks including ordering supplies, maintaining exam room organization and answering phones occasionally to support the front desk.
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.