technician | Certified Medical Assistant, St. Joseph Hospital Physiatry, Chicago in Chicago, IL

Certified Medical Assistant, St. Joseph Hospital Physiatry, Chicago

  • Presence Health
  • $220,290.00 - 220,290.00 / Year *
  • 3211 N Sheffield Ave
  • Chicago, IL 60657
  • Full-Time
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Requisition ID: 58704

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

Certified Medical Assistant provides both clinical and administrative support to Presence Health Physician Network.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Conducts a history of the patient's condition and performs relevant aspects of a physical assessment, including vital signs, pain scale, height, weight, menstrual status, tetanus status, etc.
  • Performs diagnostic testing, including but not limited to point of care tests, peak flows, oxygen saturation, audiograms, 12-lead EKG, spirometry, drug and alcohol testing, and vision testing.
  • Performs throat swabbing, ear lavaging, phlebotomy, application of splints and posterior molds, and PPD placement and reading.
  • Administers medications orally, topically and by injection according to standard medication administration principles including proper dosages, routes, and contraindications.
  • Assists the physician in performing procedures by preparing the required instruments and equipment, assisting during surgical procedures and acting as an attendant during examinations.

Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED required. Associates degree is preferred.
  • Successful completion of an accredited medical assisting program is required.
  • One to three years of patient care or medical assistance experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software is needed.
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant is required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.
  • Current CPR certification is required or must be completed within the 90-day probationary period.

Business Unit: Presence Medical Group N/T
Department Name: RMG SJH Physiarty

Nearest Major Market: Chicago
Job Segment: Medical, Medical Technologist, Clinic, Medical Assistant, Cardiac, Healthcare


Associated topics: hematopathology, medical laboratory science, medical technologist, microbiology, sample collection, scientist, technician i, technician iv, technician laboratory, toxicology


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.