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Medical Assistant

Company: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica
Location: Skokie
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

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 SkokieResponsible for daily clinical work in the outpatient/primary care setting. Assists Physicians and other staff under the direction of a Registered Nurse.Job Description1. Performs phlebotomy as directed by Physician orders.2. Administers intramuscular injections, subcutaneous injections, intradermal skin testing, topical medications and ophthalmic drops.3. Works in conjunction with other staff to maximize clinic flow.4. Intervenes appropriately in emergency situations.5. Documents work in patient record either in the Electronic Medical Record or the paper chart.6. Provide back up support to front desk staff by scheduling patient visits and performing check-in, check out activities.7. Perform initial portion of the exam by obtaining measurements and gathering a brief patient history.8. Assist Physicians with difficult exams.9. Assists in the retrieval and delivery of medications and pharmaceutical products that are dispensed from the Pharmacy to the appropriate patient care provider/s in a timely manner.10. Stocks and maintains the clinic area which includes changing needle boxes when 2/3 full11. Evaluates and documents changes to the plan whether that be in the Electronic Medical Record or in the paper chart.12. Demonstrates knowledge of pertinent aspects and competency with protocols related to the use of chemical disinfection, high level disinfection, and sterilization if required at part of the responsibilities of the role.13. Successful completion of an accredited medical assistant program. Some college preferred.14. Certification as a Medical Assistant preferred but not required (CMA, AAMA or RMA).15. Basic Life Support Certification required.EducationHigh School Diploma/GED (Required)(BLS) - Basic Life Support - American Heart AssociationBenefit 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 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 programLurie 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:

Keywords: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica, Skokie , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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