LOCATION: Sengstacke Health Center (500 E. 51st Street, Chicago, IL 60615)
SHIFT: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Under the supervision of licensed personnel, the Medical Assistant (MA) works in cooperation with other clinic or facility health care and administrative professional to provide continuity of care to the patient. The MA performs both clinical and administrative duties to support physician, nurses and administrative staff in the PCMH model of care and Specialty Clinics.
Must possess either an Associate's degree as a Medical Assistant from a CAAHEEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health education Programs) approved program OR equivalent from an accredited Medical Assistant program or formal medical service training program of the United States Armed Forces OR Five (5) years of recent full-time professional Medical assistant experience. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview, if applicable)
Must be certified as a Medical Assistant through the American Association of Medical Assistants OR possess certification as a Registered Medical Assistant (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Must possess an active CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Must possess at least One (1) year of experience as a Medical Assistant or in a related clinical capacity within a healthcare environment.
Must be bilingual in English/Spanish.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.