As part of our ongoing effort to expand access to quality care in the northern suburbs ,, Northwestern Medicine® opened a new multispecialty outpatient center in Glenview in 2013. We are seeking a full-time medical assistants to support the expansion of our Internal Medicine practice.
Medical Assistants will perform the following functions:
-Take vital signs, obtain patient history and accurately document medications, prepare patients and equipment for in-office procedures.
-Assist physicians during treatment, examination and testing of patients, and provide support related to referrals, laboratory work, diagnostic testing and patient education.
-Assist with the collection, labeling and processing of specimens.
-Maintain accurate and orderly patient care charts (electronic medical records) and ensure necessary paperwork is available to the physician during the visit.
-Re-stock all exam rooms with necessary supplies throughout the day.
-Perform other clinical or administrative functions as directed by the MD.
-Attend to and manage telephone and/or electronic messages as directed by the MD.
-May provide coverage in lab services and draw specimens.
Must be willing to work variable hours including Saturdays.
-A high school diploma
-Graduation from an accredited school of medical assisting preferred.
-Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant required
-1-2 years experience in ambulatory care is preferred.
-Completion of a pre-employment competency Medical Assistant exam with a passing score.
-Proficiency in phlebotomy desired.
-Experience with electronic medical records required.
Northwestern Medicine is the shared vision that joins Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare to become one of the country's top academic medical centers during this decade. We are focused on transforming healthcare in a way that will make a great impact on people's lives by improving how care is provided, how medical discoveries occur and how the next generation of caregivers learn and contribute to a healthier community.
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