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Medical Assistant- Family Medicine

Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Assistant- Family Medicine Job ID: R45081 Shift: Various Full/Part Time: Full_timeLocation: 525 E Congress Pkwy Crystal Lake, IL 60014Benefits Eligible: Yes Hours Per Week: 40This position is eligible for up to a $2500 sign on bonus payable after 90 days of hire (Internals not included)JOB SUMMARY: The Medical Assistant is a key member of the patient care team by supporting physicians and other clinicians in the delivery of high-quality health care to ambulatory patients. Medical Assistants are vital to the effective operations of a fast-paced medical practice. Medical Assistants help patients transition from the outside world into the providers office. The Medical Assistant performs a variety of important tasks to promote optimal health for our patients, including: Assist physicians and other clinicians with important clinical duties including but not limited to taking medical histories and assisting in physical examinations Act as a liaison between patients, physicians and other clinicians. Measure patients vital signs Prepare and administer vaccines/medications Document patient information into the electronic health record Collect specimens for testing REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED Graduate of a medical assistant program or at least two years of medical assistant or equivalent experience within the last five years. Good communications skills. Experience using a keyboard and computers. Familiarity with equipment used in ambulatory care. Current AHA CPR certification. Ability to travel locally to multiple sites as needed. Ability to work in stressful conditions and difficult situations. Resilient and flexible in a changing environment. Ability to cooperate and work with others. Ability to make sound and timely decisions and ability to work rotating shifts any day of the week. Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities related to patients as needed, ability to stoop/bend. Ability to lift to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Keywords: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Crystal Lake , Medical Assistant- Family Medicine, Other , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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