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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Burr Ridge, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Join UChicago Medicine Care Network, as a Medical Assistant Float in the Harvey CT/Surgery Department. In this role you will partner with the rest of the clinical team to provide patients the highest quality of care. This role supports the Harvey CT/Surgery clinic timeshare which offers Cardiac and OB/GYN services; additionally, this role would support the float pool at other locations within the Care Network.


In this role, a Medical Assistant is an employee who performs a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice nurse (APN) or physician. Such services can involve therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures.


Responsibilities include:

  • Triage, conduct vitals
  • Experience administering vaccinations and immunizations
  • Complete paperwork and forms
  • Check schedules and organize patient flow
  • Accompany patients to exam/procedure room
  • Assist patients as needed 
  • Prepare room for exam
  • Collect patient history
  • Perform screenings per provider guidelines
  • Assist physicians/nurses with various procedures
  • Chart; relay instructions to patients/families
  • Answer calls
  • Send/receive patient medical records
  • Obtain lab/X-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc
  • Complete forms/requisitions as needed
  • Schedule appointments
  • Insurance coverage verification
  • Manage and update charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately
  • Prescription Refills
  • Ordering, sorting, storing supplies
  • Restock exam/procedure room
  • Perform other duties assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Phlebotomy experience
  • Experience working in a community health setting
  • Position requires completion of a certified/registered program for medical assistants that are recognized by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross (CMA, RMA, CCMA, NCMA)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Considerable skill in communicating verbally, determining priorities, and in organizing work; ability to maintain an organized, alphabetized filing system
  • General working knowledge of PC: Excel, Microsoft Word for Windows, and EPIC
  • Computerized appointment scheduling experience
  • Ability to handle stress in a fast-paced environment
  • Considerable skill in handling sensitive public contacts with discretion, tact and courtesy when dealing with patients, coworkers and physicians
  • Physical ability to perform stocking, lifting and transporting supplies and instruments

Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: First Shift – 8 hour shift
  • Unit/Department: CT/Surgery
  • CBA Code: Non-Union

Why Join Us?

We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.


University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

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