Medical Assistant

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL is currently looking to hire several Medical Assistants.  For more details on the opportunities and how to apply, please see below:
Job Description:

Medical Assistant – Float Pool

$2,000 sign-on bonus!

Fulltime, first shift

Monday – Friday with rotating Saturday’s

Travel Required to Offsite Locations

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 Highlights:

  • $2,000 sign-on bonus!
  • The Certified 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 Certified 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 Certified 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

Position Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and maintains organized patient flow.
  • Performs patient intake: vital signs, height and weight, reason for visit, interim history, allergies, medication lists, and other interventions as required.
  • Prepares patient for exam based on reason for visit.
  • Prepares and supports patient and assists provider with procedures.
  • Reviews appointment schedules and ensures all patient charts are available for the visit.
  • Reviews patient charts and ensures that all ancillary reports and required paperwork are available to the provider at the time of visit.
  • Administers immunizations as ordered by Physician.
  • Demonstrates appropriate population specific techniques with patients
  • Cleans, prepares and stocks exam rooms, treatment rooms, and workstations.
  • Calls patients regarding test results and medical instruction under the direction of a Physician.
  • Assists with scheduling of patient tests, procedures, and follow-up appointments.
  • Assists in the care, cleaning, and sterilization of equipment and instruments.
  • Maintains the inventory of medical and linen supplies.
  • Provides cross coverage to other clinical areas as assigned.
  • Participates in quality improvement projects.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Current Clinical Medical Assistant Certification by AAMA, AMT, NCCT, or NHA (includes principles and techniques of injections and medication administration)
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Graduate of an Accredited Medical Assistant Program is preferred
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience
  • Phlebotomy experience preferred
  • Surgical Procedure experience preferred
  • Ability to travel to offsite locations
  • Computer skills required, Epic Ambulatory experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
To apply, please complete an application using the link below. After completing your application, please contact Denise Alexander at so we can contact the employer regarding your pending application. 
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