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Certified Medical Assistant - RMG Pediatrics, Full-time/ 36 hours a week (Wheaton)

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Wheaton
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is a multi-skilled worker who assumes a wide range of clinical and administrative roles within the physician office setting. Under the supervision of a Physician and/or the direction of a licensed nurse, the CMA provides direct and indirect patient care, performs laboratory and other testing, and may assist with clerical functions. The CMA serves as a key team player when interacting and communicating with patients and/or clinical staff in the ambulatory care environment Minimum Qualifications:

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action
  • Completion of phlebotomy class or equivalent experience
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to type proficiently and accurately
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to assess and determine situations requiring an interpreter and to use interpreter services effectively
  • Previous relevant healthcare experience preferred
  • Second language proficiency a plus
Required Education:
  • High school diploma or equivalent or certificate
  • Associate's degree preferred
Licensure/Certifications:
  • BLS certification
  • CMA or RMA required upon hire through American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Certification required upon hire or within 6 months from hire date if eligible to sit for exam-must provide proof of eligibility
  • New graduates/acquisitions must obtain certification/registration within 1 year from hire date. Must provide documentation they are a new grad (within the last 12months)
  • Valid Drivers License required for Homecare CMAs (department 8491 requirement only)

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