• Medical Assistant, UCM Care Network

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/4/2018 5:10 PM)
    Job ID
    Benefits Eligible
    Full-Time Regular
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  • Job Description

    This Position is currently located in Flossmoor but will be moving to Orland Park in March 2019.



    UCM Care Network is seeking a  Medical Assistant to perform a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of the Practice Manager in a Primary Care Physician Practice setting.


    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 historyPerform 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


    Considerable skill in communicating verbally, in determining priorities and in organizing work; ability to maintain an organized, alphabetized filing system.

    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.

    General working knowledge of PC. 

    Computerized appointment scheduling experience preferred.

    Ability to handle stress in a fast paced environment.


    Education:  High School Graduate

    Medical Assistant Certification is required

    Current Certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training

    Phlebotomy training

    Minimum of one year of recent experience working in a medical office/facility

    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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