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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Geneva, IL

Company
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
0013930
AJE Ref #
576197737
Location
Geneva, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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

* 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)

* New graduates/acquisitions must obtain certification/registration within 1 year from hire date

* Valid Drivers License required for Homecare CMAs