Certified Medical Assistant Float-Multi Specialty

at Northwestern Memorial Healthcare in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Location Lake Forest, Illinois
Business Unit Northwestern Medical Group
Job REQID 127586
Job Function Patient Support
Shift Day Job (1st)


$10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
$10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
$1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
$250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
Matching 401(k)
Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
Life insurance
Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
Paid time off and Holiday pay
Pay Starting at: $18.50+ per hour based on experience
Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.
Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.
Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.
From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.
**This is a Full Time position at 40 hours per week located on the Lake Forest hospital campus. Schedule is Monday through Friday between the hours of 7a-5:30p (8 hour shift).Travel is required for this position to multiple NM sites: Grayslake, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Glenview, Gurnee, Vernon Hills, Highland Park, and Deerfield locations.First 6 months of employment will only require travel between Lake Forest and Glenview locations. Experience is lab draw, EKG's, rooming, vitals is a plus.**
The Medical Assistant - Float reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Medicine, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.
The Medical Assistant - Float is a member of the health care team primarily responsible for providing support to physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical staff by facilitating efficient patient flow, assisting with various patient care activities, and performing related administrative functions. The Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring efficient patient flow through the clinic; maintaining neat, clean and safe patient care areas; promoting patient satisfaction by interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner; safeguarding patient confidentiality. The Medical Assistant - Float will have varying schedules, start and end times, and work locations to support immediate staffing needs throughout NMG.
Scheduled hours will vary and are dependent on the needs within the organization, must be flexible with scheduled start and end times with minimal notice to fill immediate staffing needs in various locations.
Will support medical clinics throughout Northwestern Medicine and must be flexible to travel locally as needed.
Assures efficient patient flow through the site:
Escorts patient to exam room, identifies patient with 2 identifiers and prepares patient for examination.
Obtains accurate vital signs, per organization standards.
Documents reason for visit and updates/confirms, allergies, smoking history and pharmacy information.
Promptly informs the provider and registered nurse of any significant change in vital signs or acute symptoms.
Anticipates/sets up equipment or supplies needed for visit.
Cleans and prepares exam room for next patient.
Responds to needs to expedite visits and maintain flow of patients and prioritize tasks accordingly.
Assists practitioner with medical and surgical procedures in accordance with established protocols such as: Electrocardiogram (ECG), venipuncture, immunizations, setting up procedure trays, specimen collection and/or Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived testing as directed by Provider.
Provides high quality care by:
Preparing and stocking all exam rooms in treatment area, following established protocols for disinfecting and sterilizing equipment and... For full info follow application link.

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.

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Job Posting: 11948966

Posted On: Jun 03, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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