Medical Assistant

Our client, a well- known hospital on the southside of Chicago is looking for Medical Assistants to perform general supportive care to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse. Consistent Attendance is a requirement Once hired, all Purpose Workforce Solutions employees are required to complete weekly employee Persistence Trainings that occur virtually on Saturdays for 12 months.

Job Description

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensures that the examination room is ready for receiving the patient and completes appropriate sections of the outpatient chart.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, weight and height, and records all entries on outpatient chart. Notifies the RN of abnormalities.
  • Assists in preparing patients for a physical exam.
  • Transports patients using wheelchair or assists with ambulation.
  • Draws blood and performs accu-check.
  • Collect and transport specimens.
  • Files reports and charts and copies records as requested.
  • Collects fees and enters charges on billing forms.
  • Administers vaccines and mantoux tests only.
  • Demonstrates a professional attitude with patients and other health care members.
  • Follows dress code.
  • Other duties as requested.

Physical Demands:

Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Capable of dealing with patients of all ages when sick, handicapped or upset. Understand and follow instructions exactly in caring for those who depend on you.
  • Use arms, eyes, hands, and fingers with skill.
  • Ability to communicate in a caring manner with people of all ages.


  • High School Diploma
  • 2 years experience as a Medical Assistant
  • CPR Certification
  • Medical Assistant Certification
  • Must be up to date on immunizations (MMR)
  • Proof of physical exam(within a year)
  • Proof of Hep B
  • Proof of TB (within a year)
  • Medical Office/ Clinical experience or completion of externship hours working knowledge of externship hours
  • Working knowledge of computer systems


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    Chicago, IL

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    (312) 549-8360 x109

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