Medical Assistant, MultiSpecialty, Crown Point

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2024 9:16 AM)
Job ID
2024-67909
Shift
Day
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code
Non-Union

Job Description

Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine Crown Point, located in Crown Point, Indiana as a Medical Assistant in our MultiSpecialty Clinic. UChicago Medicine is an integrated academic and community health system with multiple primary medical facilities within the surrounding suburbs of Chicago.  UChicago Medicine, Crown Point is a new two-story, 130,000-square-foot multispecialty care center and micro-hospital in Northwest Indiana for what will be the academic health system's largest off-site facility and its first freestanding building in Indiana.  It is anticipating an opening in Spring 2024.

The Crown Point care center will include:

  • A micro-hospital with an eight-bed emergency department and a short-stay inpatient unit
  • A comprehensive cancer center with infusion therapy as well as radiation, medical and surgical oncology
  • An imaging center with MRI, CT, PET, X-ray, and ultrasound capabilities
  • An outpatient surgery center
  • Laboratory services
  • Medical offices with access to UChicago Medicine’s physicians and specialists, including those in cancer care, cardiology, digestive diseases, orthopaedics, neurosciences, pediatrics, primary care, surgical specialties, transplant care and women’s health

In this role, the Medical Assistant will perform primarily administrative duties as well as filling in clinics as needed. The Medical Assistant is an employee who performs a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of the clinics supervisor, a Advanced practice nurse (APN) or physician. Such services can involve therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Knows and practice UChicago Medicine’s values and Patient Centered Care Definition and Principles.
  • Performs any or all duties involving direct patient care as assigned by the registered nurse or physician and within the scope of the nursing policies and procedures.
  • Appropriately implements and documents patient and family education as delegated by the RN or physician.
  • Obtain and record vital signs.
  • Assists the care provider with patient examinations or diagnostic procedures.
  • Performs tests, i.e., pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and hemocults, etc. specific to patient population.
  • Documents all aspects of patient care according to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Assists with collection of specimens. Performs labeling and logging of specimens in compliance with hospital standards.
  • Performs phlebotomy services.
  • Administration of a medication as ordered by a physician or APN.
  • Transports, lifts, and assists patients in wheelchairs, stretchers, and examining tables.
  • Utilizes computers to obtain information and schedule appointments.
  • Collects, washes, prepares, and monitors instruments and equipment in compliance with hospital standards.
  • Check schedule regularly, monitor waiting room and exam rooms, carry out physician orders promptly and assist patient as necessary to facilitate a positive visit.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Graduate of a certified program for Medical Assistants (CMA Credential)
  • Phlebotomy training

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Current Certificate of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
  • Successful completion of the CMA certification exam or Registered MA exam within 6 months of hire date.

Skills:

  • Considerable skill in communicating verbally, in determining priorities and in organizing work.
  • 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. Excel, Microsoft Word, and EPIC (preferred).
  • Computerized appointment scheduling experience preferred.
  • Ability to handle stress in a fast-paced environment.

Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days
  • Unit/Department: MultiSpecialty
  • CBA Code: Non-Union

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.

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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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