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Medical Assistant - Pediatrics

Weissbluth Pediatrics Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, 401k, Dental

We are seeking a Medical Assistant - Pediatrics to become a part of our team! You will perform routine administrative and clinical assignments to keep the medical facility running smoothly.

Job Summary

  • Assist physicians, nurses, and other medical staff by performing administrative and clinical duties, such as preparing rooms for patient exams, recording patient medical history, and cleaning and sterilizing medical equipment.

General Accountabilities

  • Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations.
  • Cleans treatment rooms following patient examinations.
  • Interviews patients to obtain their medical history.
  • Records patient medical history, vital statistics, and test results in the EMR.
  • Performs routine screening tests, such as height and weight measurements and blood pressure checks.
  • maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Properly disposes of contaminated supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience: Pediatric experience preferred
  • Certifications and Licenses: CPR and first aid certification required; certification as a medical assistant (CMA) preferred.

Skills

  • Communicate with others to gather information
  • Ability to maintain records
  • Attention to detail

Weissbluth Pediatrics

Why Work Here?

Rapidly growing practice, flexible schedule, positive work atmosphere

In 2012, Daniel Weissbluth, M.D., F.A.A.P. created Weissbluth Pediatrics, a Northwestern group dedicated to providing Chicago families with highly personalized, accessible and attentive care. Since then, the practice has grown to two locations and includes a team of pediatricians, nurses, and staff who all effectively collaborate to provide this high-quality care to its families. Resources available to "WP" families include office hours 7 days/week, a Northwestern pediatrician on-call 7 nights/week, sleep and lactation specialists, free prenatal visits, weekly parent support groups, and more. Weissbluth Pediatrics' fusion of modern technology with old-fashioned methods is designed to optimize a child's health and growth, using the best tools possible. Our pediatricians are eager to work with Chicago families to raise kids with healthy habits and we are accepting new patients!

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