Medical Assistant - PART-TIME 12 HRS/WK Pediatric

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

LocationOutpatient Center in Lincoln Park - Clark

Job Description
General Summary:
The Medical Assistant is responsible for daily clinical work in the outpatient/primary care setting in accordance with the Ambulatory Medical Assistant Scope of Practice. Assists Physicians and other staff under the direction of a Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse and/or Physician.

Essential Job Functions:
* Depending on location, performs phlebotomy and specimen processing as directed by delegating provider.
* Administers, including but not limited to, intramuscular injections, subcutaneous injections, intradermal skin testing, topical medications, ophthalmic drops and nasal spray.
* Depending on location, performs ECGs, places Holter monitors and downloads telemetry data.
* Works in conjunction with other staff to maximize clinic flow.
* Intervenes appropriately in emergency situations.
* Documents data and changes in the Electronic Medical Record.
* Provides assistance and or back up support for administrative tasks including but not limited to scheduling patient visits and performing basic "check-in, check out" activities.
* Obtains measurements, patient history and other intake activities.
* Stocks and maintains the clinic area including ordering of supplies as needed.
* Demonstrates knowledge of pertinent aspects and competency with protocols related to the use of chemical disinfection, high level disinfection, and sterilization if required as part of the responsibilities of the role.
* Depending on location, directs High Level Disinfection scope cleaning in accordance with defined HLD processes.
* Completes trainings and education including but not limited to Healthcare Provider CPR.
* Other job functions as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* High school diploma required.
* Successful completion of a formal Medical Assistant program.
* Possesses 0 - 3 years of relevant clinical experience.
* Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) preferred but not required.
* Some college, preferred.
* Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association.
* Excellent communication/listening skills. Substantial interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with pediatric patients, families, physicians, nursing and other allied health and medical center personnel.

EducationHigh School Diploma/GED (Required)

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

Tuition assistance

Student loan servicing and support

Adoption benefits

Backup Childcare and Eldercare

Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities

Discount purchasing program

There's a Place for You with Us

At Lurie Children's we embrace and celebrate diversity and equity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints - recognizing that diverse identities strengthen our workplace and the care we can provide to the Chicago community and beyond. We treat everyone fairly, appreciate differences, and make meaningful connections that foster belonging and allyship. This is a place where you can be your best, so we can give our best to the patients and families who trust us with their care.
Lurie Children's and its affiliatesare equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 11812679

Posted On: Apr 07, 2024

Updated On: Apr 27, 2024

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