AMITA Health Careers
Job ID: 373876

Certified Medical Assistant - Icc/Occ Health - Addison

Addison, Illinois

Regular / Day

We Are Hiring

We Are Hiring

Come, join AMITA as a Certified Medical Assistant and start living and loving your calling!

                        Full Time/ Competitive Pay/ Comprehensive Benefits

Join our team of dedicated, highly valued Certified Medical Assistants at AMITA Health Addison Practice in our Immediate Care and Occupational Health Group.

 

Why Join Amita

More than a job: Working for AMITA is more than just a job.  It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.

Strength in our People: At AMITA, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them.  We strongly support a work-life balance and you will benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, and training.

Mission and Values:  As a community, we welcome all faiths, and are inspired by the mission and values of AMITA to provide high-quality, compassionate, personalized care with dignity, especially those in our communities who are most in need.

 

Why Join AMITA?

AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care.  The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

Certified Medical Assistant Schedule

This is a full-time position and we have a week #1 schedule and a week #2 schedule.  Typically, a 4-day work week!

Week #1:  Mon 8am-830pm Tue 9am-5pm Fri 8am-830pm Sat 9am-6pm

             Week #2: Sun 9am-6pm Mon 8am-830pm Tue 9am-5pm Fri 8am-830pm

 

 

What You Will Do:   You will assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a provider (Physician or Advanced Practice Provider).

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with treatments ordered by provider as supervised by provider or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
  • May document the provider's encounter with patients. Lists all proper diagnoses and symptoms, as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions, as indicated by the provider. Transcribes patient orders including, but not limited to, laboratory tests, radiology tests and medications.

    Success Factors:

  • You must be comfortable and experienced with giving vaccines and injections and doing blood draws.
  • You must have a valid and current Medical Assistant Certification from:  AMT, AAMA, NCCT, or NHA.
  • You must be a team player! 
  • We prefer bilingual in Spanish, but this is not required!

What You Will Need

        Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), National Healthcare Association (NHA) or American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA) also accepted.

      Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required

      Work Experience:

                  We prefer previous ICC or OCC Health practice, but if you are an experienced Certified Medical Assistant experience, we would still like to speak with you!

       

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.