Medical Assistant

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Skokie, IL, US

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica View Company Profile

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.LocationOutpatient Center in SkokieGeneral Summary:The Medical Assistant is responsible for daily clinical work in the outpatient/primary care setting in accordance with the Ambulatory Medical Assistant Scope of Practice. Assists Physicians and other staff under the direction of a Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse and/or Physician.Essential Job Functions:xe2x80xa2 Depending on location, performs phlebotomy and specimen processing as directed by delegating provider. xe2x80xa2 Administers, including but not limited to, intramuscular injections, subcutaneous injections, intradermal skin testing, topical medications, ophthalmic drops and nasal spray. xe2x80xa2 Depending on location, performs ECGs, places Holter monitors and downloads telemetry data. xe2x80xa2 Works in conjunction with other staff to maximize clinic flow. xe2x80xa2 Intervenes appropriately in emergency situations. xe2x80xa2 Documents data and changes in the Electronic Medical Record. xe2x80xa2 Provides assistance and or back up support for administrative tasks including but not limited to scheduling patient visits and performing basic “check-in, check out” activities. xe2x80xa2 Obtains measurements, patient history and other intake activities. xe2x80xa2 Stocks and maintains the clinic area including ordering of supplies as needed. xe2x80xa2 Demonstrates knowledge of pertinent aspects and competency with protocols related to the use of chemical disinfection, high level disinfection, and sterilization if required as part of the responsibilities of the role. xe2x80xa2 Depending on location, directs High Level Disinfection scope cleaning in accordance with defined HLD processes. xe2x80xa2 Completes trainings and education including but not limited to Healthcare Provider CPR. xe2x80xa2 Other job functions as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:xe2x80xa2 High school diploma required. xe2x80xa2 Successful completion of a formal Medical Assistant program. xe2x80xa2 Possesses 0 – 3 years of relevant clinical experience. xe2x80xa2 Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) preferred but not required. xe2x80xa2 Some college, preferred. xe2x80xa2 Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association. xe2x80xa2 Excellent communication/listening skills. Substantial interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with pediatric patients, families, physicians, nursing and other allied health and medical center personnel. EducationHigh School Diploma/GED (Required)Benefit StatementFor full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:Medical, dental and vision insuranceEmployer paid group term life and disabilityEmployer contribution toward Health Savings AccountFlexible Spending AccountsPaid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave403(b) with a 5% employer matchVarious voluntary benefits:Supplemental Life, AD&D and DisabilityCritical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverageTuition assistanceStudent loan servicing and supportAdoption benefitsBackup Childcare and EldercareEmployee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family membersDiscount on services at Lurie Children’s facilitiesDiscount purchasing programThere’s a Place for You with UsAt Lurie Children’s we embrace and celebrate diversity and equity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints – recognizing that diverse identities strengthen our workplace and the care we can provide to the Chicago community and beyond. We treat everyone fairly, appreciate differences, and make meaningful connections that foster belonging and allyship. This is a place where you can be your best, so we can give our best to the patients and families who trust us with their care. Lurie Children’s and its affiliates are equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.Support email: candidatesupport@luriechildrens.org

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