• Recruitment Event for Medical Assistant (MA) Monday December 17, 2018

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 days ago(12/7/2018 4:49 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-8168
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Day/Evening
  • Overview

    Join us for our upcoming on-site job fair where we are seeking the best and the brightest to join an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to support pediatric care delivery.  There are employment opportunities available within our inpatient departments, outpatient clinical settings and subacute facility.  Meet our nursing leadership and clinical teams, tour our facilities, discover what makes working at Lurie Children’s special, and receive an interview for available positions.  

    • Outpatient Clinics:
      • Ambulatory Services/ Ambulatory Satellite locations (Uptown, Clark & Deming)
    • Inpatient Departments:
      • Nephrology

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for daily clinical work in the outpatient/primary care setting. Assists Physicians and other staff under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

     

    1. Performs phlebotomy as directed by Physician orders. 2. Administers intramuscular injections, subcutaneous injections, intradermal skin testing, topical medications and ophthalmic drops. 3. Works in conjunction with other staff to maximize clinic flow. 4. Intervenes appropriately in emergency situations. 5. Documents work in patient record either in the Electronic Medical Record or the paper chart. 6. Provide back up support to front desk staff by scheduling patient visits and performing �check-in, check out� activities. 7. Perform initial portion of the exam by obtaining measurements and gathering a brief patient history. 8. Assist Physicians with difficult exams. 9. Assists in the retrieval and delivery of medications and pharmaceutical products that are dispensed from the Pharmacy to the appropriate patient care provider/s in a timely manner. 10. Stocks and maintains the clinic area which includes changing needle boxes when 2/3 full 11. Evaluates and documents changes to the plan whether that be in the Electronic Medical Record or in the paper chart. 12. Demonstrates knowledge of pertinent aspects and competency with protocols related to the use of chemical disinfection, high level disinfection, and sterilization if required at part of the responsibilities of the role.

    Qualifications

    1. Highschool diploma or equivalent required. 2. Successful completion of an accredited medical assistant program. Some college preferred. 3. Certification as a Medical Assistant desired. 4. Basic Life Support Certification required.

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