Medical Assistant-Pain Management Full Time Days $2,000 Sign On Bonus

Northwestern Medicine

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Medical Assistant-Pain Management Full Time Days $2,000 Sign On Bonus


Northwestern Medicine

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Confirm EmailSubmitMedical Assistant-Pain Management Full Time Days $2,000 Sign On Bonus Location Lake Forest, Illinois Business Unit Lake Forest Hospital Job REQID 138993 Job Function Patient Support Shift Day Job (1st)Benefits

  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay Starting at: $18.50+ per hour based on experienceNorthwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you’ll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.We recognize where you’ve been, and we support where you’re headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.Description**This is a Full Time position at 40 hours per week for the Pain Management clinic located at Lake Forest Hospital. Schedule is Monday through Friday, 8a-4:30p.**The Medical Assistant reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Medicine, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.The Medical Assistant is a member of the health care team primarily responsible for providing support to physicians, nurses, and other licensed medical staff by facilitating efficient patient flow, assisting with various patient care activities, and performing related administrative functions. The Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring efficient patient flow through the clinic; maintaining neat, clean and safe patient care areas; promoting patient satisfaction by interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner; safeguarding patient confidentiality.Responsibilities:

  • Assures efficient patient flow through the site:
  • Escorts patient to exam room, identifies patient with 2 identifiers and prepares patient for examination.
  • Obtains accurate vital signs, per organization standards.
  • Documents reason for visit and updates/confirms, allergies, smoking history and pharmacy information.
  • Promptly informs the provider and registered nurse of any significant change in vital signs or acute symptoms.
  • Anticipates/sets up equipment or supplies needed for visit.
  • Cleans and prepares exam room for next patient.
  • Responds to needs to expedite visits and maintain flow of patients and prioritize tasks accordingly.
  • Assists practitioner with medical and surgical procedures in accordance with established protocols such as:
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG), venipuncture, immunizations, setting up procedure trays, specimen collection and/or Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived testing as directed by Provider.
  • Provides high quality care by:
  • Prepares and stocks all exam rooms in treatment area by following established protocols for disinfecting and sterilizing equipment and instruments.
  • Participates in environmental safety rounds.
  • Maintains vaccine/medication inventory.
  • Monitors and maintains equipment and instruments according to clinic guidelines.
  • Assists in ordering supplies and correctly disposes of all expired items.
  • Adheres to office opening and closing procedures.
  • Functions as an integral part of the patient care team and promotes patient satisfaction by interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner:
  • Accepts and performs delegated responsibilities in a positive manner.
  • Offers assistance to others.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings.
  • Communicates appropriately and effectively with patients and patient care team (in the office and on the phone)
  • Performs delegated procedures common to the specialty area in a safe, effective, and efficient manner (see specialty practice addendum)
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Manager


  • Candidate must have written proof of meeting candidate eligibility requirements for writing one of the five eligible certification exams (AAMA, AMT, NCCT, NHA, NRCMA)
  • Accepted documentation:
  • New MA Graduates within 6 months from date of graduation from an MA Program must submit: a letter from the school or a letter from the certifying body
  • Non-Certified MAs or new graduates past 6 months from date of graduation from an MA program must submit: a letter from the certifying body
  • Within first six months of employment, will complete one of the following certifications after up to two test attempts:
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) through American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through American Medical Technologists (AMT) or
  • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) through the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP)

All Candidates/Incumbents:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • American Heart Association accredited Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification.
  • Signed acknowledgement during onboarding that certification must be attained within 6months, as a condition of employment
  • Strong computer skills.


  • Completion of accredited Medical Assistant training program.
  • One to two years of ambulatory care experience.
  • Experience with electronic medical record.

Equal Opportunity 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, sexual orientation or any other protected status.Share This JobFeatured JobsRecently Viewed JobsYou do not have any recently viewed jobsNursing OpportunitiesBenefitsInformation Services CareersNorthwestern 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, sexual orientation or any other protected status.Contact us if you need any further information about NM Nursing Careers at .We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation at any step in our application or interviewing process, please email and a Human Resources representative will connect with you to discuss next steps.© 2024 by Northwestern Medicine® and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare.Northwestern Medicine® is a trademark of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, used by Northwestern University.

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$18.5 per hour


Lake Forest, IL

Job date

Fri, 31 May 2024 05:48:43 GMT

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