Job Description

Medical Assistant - OB/GYN

Location: New Lenox, Hyde Park

Shift: Full-Time (1.0) / Day Shift / 8-hr Shifts

Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in a patient-focused and influential role as a Medical Assistant with our Ambulatory Services – OB/GYN department. Our employees deliver world-class care in an environment where opinions are respected, decision-making is rewarded and teamwork is the order of the day. Our staff is encouraged to achieve their career goals, which in turn benefits all of our patients and the University of Chicago Medicine as a whole. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Know and practice the University of Chicago Medical Center’s Pride Values and Patient Centered Care Definition and Principles.
  • Perform any or all duties involving direct patient care as assigned by the registered nurse or physician and within the scope of the Nursing policies and procedures.
  • Appropriately implement and document patient and family education as delegated by the RN or physician.
  • Obtain and record vital signs.
  • Perform tests, i.e. pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and hemocults, etc., specific to the patient population.
  • Document all aspects of patient care according to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Perform phlebotomy services.
  • Assist with collection of specimens. Perform labeling and logging of specimens in compliance with hospital standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • A completed High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited body is required.
  • Must have a current certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training.
  • Must have phlebotomy experience.
  • Must have experience working in a community health setting.
  • Position requires completion of a certified/registered program for medical assistants that is recognized by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Considerable skill in communicating verbally, in determining priorities and in organizing work; ability to maintain an organized, alphabetized filing system.
  • General working knowledge of PC. Excel, Microsoft Word for windows, OASIS and EPIC a plus.
  • Computerized appointment scheduling experience preferred.
  • Ability to handle stress in a fast-paced environment.
  • Considerable skill in handling sensitive public contacts with discretion, tact and courtesy when dealing with patients, coworkers and physicians.
  • Physical ability to perform stocking, lifting and transporting supplies and instruments.

Organizational Overview

Located in Historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is a not-for-profit integrated and academic health system of hospital and physician services, providing world class care since 1927. UChicago Medicine operates four hospitals and a state-of-the-art ambulatory-care facility located within a medical center campus of twenty interconnected buildings, along with several satellite facilities situated throughout Chicago’s south suburbs. In addition, Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located outside of the main medical campus in Harvey, IL. Today, UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division, including Ingalls Memorial Hospital encompass over 800 beds and employ nearly 12,000 people, which includes more than 800 attending physicians, 1100 residents and fellows, and 2,600 nurses.

UChicago Medicine’s mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality. UChicago Medicine has established a market identity “At the Forefront of Medicine”, and has consistently been able to attract a critical mass of talented physicians, healthcare professionals and staff to treat the most complex clinical problems. In recognition of this excellence, U.S. News and World Report rank many of our programs as among the best in the United States.

Why Join Us

Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront. University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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