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Medical Assistant

Company: Specialty Care Institute
Location: Barrington
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe primary purpose of the Medical Assistant is to help the providers with patient care and prepare exam rooms. The Medical Assistant will report to the Practice Administrator.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES of the Medical Assistant

  • The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting Physicians, Mid-Level Practitioners, and Registered Nurses with the evaluation, management, and treatment of patients in an ambulatory care setting.
    • The Medical Assistant assumes responsibility for maintaining patient flow, upkeeping of exam and treatment rooms, and performing basic skills such as vital signs and point of care testing.
      • The Medical Assistant will assist the physician in office-based surgeries and must know sterile techniques, and how to assist during a medical procedure.
        • The Medical Assistant will administer intramuscular injections, immunizations, and over-the-counter medications under the direction of a Physician.
          • The Medical Assistant must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 30 pounds.QUALIFICATIONS of the Medical Assistant
            • High School diploma or GED equivalent
              • Willing to travel to multiple office locations (Required)
                • Experience with sterile techniques (Required)
                  • Minimum of one year of surgical clinical experience (Required)
                    • Current CPR Certification required
                      • Bilingual- Spanish (preferred)
                        • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program preferred (AAMA, AMT, NHA, or NCCT)
                          • EMR systems: 1 year (eCW Preferred)
                            • Ability to work in a high stress, fast paced environment
                              • Open to feedback and desire to grow in their positionSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITYThis position has no supervisory responsibility.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSCurrent CPR Certification. Current Medical Assistant Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA, or NCCT (preferred). All employees are required to provide proof of vaccination or exemption. WAGE$16-$20HOURS/DAYSMonday-Friday, 8:00am-5:30pm.SCI is a drug-free environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical/dental, life and disability coverage, generous vision benefits, a 401 (k) plan with a match, vacation time, and weekends and major holidays off.

Keywords: Specialty Care Institute, Waukegan , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Barrington, Illinois

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