Medical Assistant

Rush University Medical Center is currently looking to hire Medical Assistants. To learn more about the positions, please see below:

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 preferred

  • Phlebotomy experience preferred

  • Computer skills required, Epic Ambulatory experience preferred

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent organizational skills


Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.

  • Ranked among the top 20 “Best Places to Work” by Indeed.

  • In U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 8 of 16 categories.

  • Rush University Medical Center received five stars in a quality rating system by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Rush University Medical Center is the only five-star academic medical center in the Chicago area.

  • Rush has been named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the country by Truven Health Analytics three times.

To apply please complete an application on their website using the link below and send your resume to Denise Alexander at Please indicate in the email the name of the position and the company.

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Contact Info

Career Services

Amorinda Martinez
Associate Director of Career Services
100 South Wacker Drive, LL 1-50
Chicago, IL 60606

Denise Alexander
Career Services Coordinator
100 South Wacker Drive, LL 1-50
Chicago, IL 60606

312-236-9000 ext. 1014


Business Hours:

Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

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