Medical Assistant - Oncology, Full-Time, Days

at Northwestern Memorial Healthcare in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Location Chicago, Illinois
Business Unit Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Job REQID 139202
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.
The Medical Assistant 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 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.
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:
Prepares and stocks all exam rooms in treatment area by following established protocols for disinfecting and sterilizing equipment and instruments.
Participates in environmental safety rounds.
Maintains vaccine/medication inventory.
Monitors and maintains equipment and instruments according to clinic guidelines.
Assists in ordering supplies and correctly disposes of all expired items.
Adheres to office opening and closing procedures.
Functions as an integral part of the patient care team and promotes patient satisfaction by interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner:
Accepts and performs delegated responsibilities in a positive manner.
Offers assistance to others.
Attends and participates in staff meetings.
Communicates appropriately and effectively with patients and patient care team (in the office and on the phone)
Performs delegated procedures common to the specialty area in a safe, effective, and efficient manner (see specialty practice addendum)
Performs all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Manager
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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: 11948970

Posted On: Jun 03, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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