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Certified Medical Assistant, Avondale Primary Care, Chicago

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60618

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 66375

Ministry:  Presence Medical Group N/T

Location: Avondale Primary Care

Location Address:
2923 N. California Suite 200, Chicago, IL  60618 United States (US)



Department: 80022400 Cal I90 Practice 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day


Certified Medical Assistant provides both clinical and administrative support to Amita Health Medical Group.

Bilingual Spanish/English is highly preferred.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts a history of the patient’s condition and performs relevant aspects of a physical assessment, including vital signs, pain scale, height, weight, menstrual status, tetanus status, etc.
  • Performs diagnostic testing, including but not limited to point of care tests, peak flows, oxygen saturation, audiograms, 12-lead EKG, spirometry, drug and alcohol testing, and vision  testing.
  • Performs throat swabbing, ear lavaging, phlebotomy, application of splints and posterior molds, and PPD placement and reading.
  • Administers medications orally, topically and by injection according to standard medication administration principles including proper dosages, routes, and contraindications.
  • Assists the physician in performing procedures by preparing the required instruments and equipment, assisting during surgical procedures and acting as an attendant during examinations.


  • High School diploma or GED required. Associates degree is preferred.   
  • Successful completion of an accredited medical assisting program is required.
  • One to three years of patient care or medical assistance experience preferred.                                           
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software is needed.
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant is required or must be obtained within 3 months of hire date.
  •  Current CPR certification is required or must be completed within the 90-day probationary period.

Business Unit: Presence Medical Group N/T
Department Name: Cal I90 Practice

Job Function: Professional Services 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Medical, Medical Technologist, Medical Assistant, Patient Care, Cardiac, Healthcare