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Certified Medical Assistant - RMG Dermatology - Naperville, IL - Full Time at Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

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Type: Full Time
Location: Naperville, Illinois

Job Description:

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). 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)

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.