Rush University Medical Center  Medical Assistant - Multiple Opportunities in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Medical Assistant - Multiple Opportunities


Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2018-0642

Job Description:

Medical Assistant – Multiple Opportunities

Rush is a health care leader offering world-class innovation , driven by collaboration and committed to accountability and respect , continually striving for excellence in everything that we do. Join a team committed to shaping the future of health care - and discover what your career could be.

Position Qualifications Include :

  • Current Medical Assistant Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA, or NCCT required

  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program preferred

  • Current CPR Certification required

  • Ability to work in a high stress, fast paced environment

  • Minimum of two years clinical experience preferred

  • Previous surgical experience preferred

  • Bilingual preferred

Position Responsibilities:

  • The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting Physicians, Mid-Level Practitioners, and Registered Nurses with the evaluation, management, and treatment of patients in an ambulatory care setting

  • The Medical Assistant assumes responsibility for maintaining patient flow, the upkeep of exam and treatment rooms, and performing basic skills such as vital signs and point of care testing

  • The Medical Assistant will administer intramuscular injections, immunizations, and over-the-counter medications under the direction of a Physician

  • Will function in dual administrative front desk role as a backup when necessary

Company Highlights:

  • RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

  • Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four time Magnet facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

  • Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reason prohibited by law.