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Company: UchicagoMedicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Medical Assistant 

UChicago Medicine Care Network


Location: Joliet

Specialty: Rheumatology

Shift: Full-Time (1.0) / Day Shift / 8-Hr Shifts


Join one of the nation's most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in a patient-focused and influential role as a Medical Assistant with our Care Network team. Our employees deliver world-class care in an environment where opinions are respected, decision-making is rewarded and teamwork is the order of the day. Our staff is encouraged to achieve their career goals, which in turn benefits all of our patients and the University of Chicago Medicine as a whole. 


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

  • A completed High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited body is required
  • Must have a current certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training
  • Must have phlebotomy experience
  • Must have experience working in a community health setting
  • Position requires completion of a certified/registered program for medical assistants that is recognized by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross (CMA, RMA, CCMA, NCMA)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Considerable skill in communicating verbally, in 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 a plus
  • Computerized appointment scheduling experience preferred
  • 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

Why Join Us?

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


The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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