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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Harvey, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Join UChicago Medicine Care Network, as a Medical Assistant Float in the Harvey CT/Surgery Department. In this role you will partner with the rest of the clinical team to provide patients the highest quality of care. This role supports the Harvey CT/Surgery clinic timeshare; additionally, this role would support the float pool at other locations within the Care Network.


In this role, a Medical Assistant is an employee who performs a wide variety of patient care services under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice nurse (APN) or physician. Such services can involve therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures.


Responsibilities include:

  • Triage, conduct vitals
  • Experience administering vaccinations and immunizations
  • Complete paperwork and forms
  • Check schedules and organize patient flow
  • Accompany patients to exam/procedure room
  • Assist patients as needed 
  • Prepare room for exam
  • Collect patient history
  • Perform screenings per provider guidelines
  • Assist physicians/nurses with various procedures
  • Chart; relay instructions to patients/families
  • Answer calls
  • Send/receive patient medical records
  • Obtain lab/X-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc
  • Complete forms/requisitions as needed
  • Schedule appointments
  • Insurance coverage verification
  • Manage and update charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately
  • Prescription Refills
  • Ordering, sorting, storing supplies
  • Restock exam/procedure room
  • Perform other duties assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Phlebotomy experience
  • Experience working in a community health setting
  • Position requires completion of a certified/registered program for medical assistants that are recognized by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross (CMA, RMA, CCMA, NCMA)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Considerable skill in communicating verbally, determining priorities, and in organizing work; ability to maintain an organized, alphabetized filing system
  • General working knowledge of PC: Excel, Microsoft Word for Windows, and EPIC
  • Computerized appointment scheduling experience
  • 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

Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: First Shift – 8 hour shift
  • Unit/Department: CT/Surgery
  • CBA Code: Non-Union


Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

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