Medical Assistant - OB/Gyne
Company: Advocate Health Care
Posted on: November 14, 2021
$2,500 Sign on Bonus (Does Not Apply to Internal Candidates)
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 provider's 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
Measure patient's vital signs
Prepare and administer vaccines/medications
Document patient information into the electronic health record
Collect specimens for testing
High School Diploma or GED
Graduate of a medical assistant program or at least one year of
medical assistant or equivalent experience.
Good communications skills. Experience using a keyboard and
Familiarity with equipment used in ambulatory care.
Current AHA CPR certification. Non-certified MAs must obtain
certification or registration within one year of hire with AMG
approved certifying bodies including, NHA, AMT, AAMA, NCCT or
Ability to travel locally to multiple sites as needed.
Ability to work in stressful conditions and difficult
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
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