Medical Assistant Cert/Reg
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Advocate Health Care
Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.
Advocate Medical Group
Park Ridge, IL
High School Diploma or GED
Graduate of a medical assistant program or successful completion of the certification/registration exam. Good communications skills. Experience using a keyboard and computers.
Familiarity with equipment used in ambulatory care.
Current Medical Assistant Certification/Registration required. Non~certified MAs must obtain certification or registration within four months of hire with AMG approved certifying bodies.
Current AHA CPR certification
Ability to travel locally to multiple sites as needed.
Ability to work in stressful conditions and difficult situations.
Resilient and flexible in a changing environment.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseases.
Ability to cooperate and work with others.
Ability to make sound and timely decisions.
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.
This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up 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 basis.
The Medical Assistant Certified/Registered will support the providers in delivering quality health care to ambulatory patients and perform a variety of related tasks to promote continuity of care.
Funding Our Future:
Clinical Support/Health Outcomes: Provides support in the delivery of quality clinical care
Patient Satisfaction and Service: Provides efficient, high~quality service to patients and families during appointments/visits, telephone call.
Health Information Management (HIM) and HIPAA standards: A complete and accurate medical record will be maintained for every patient who is evaluated or treated within the medical group.
About Advocate Health Care
Advocate Health Care, named among the nation's Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state's largest integrated children's network, the state's largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area's largest home health care companies, and the region's largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.