Sinai Health System Medical Assistant, Endocrine Clinic in Chicago, Illinois
About Sinai Health System
Located on Chicago’s West and Southwest Side, Sinai Health System is comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Children’s Hospital, Sinai Community Institute, Sinai Medical Group, and Sinai Urban Health Institute.
The entities of Sinai Health System collectively deliver a full range of quality inpatient and outpatient services, as well as a large number of innovative, community-based health, research and social service programs. We focus our collective depth of expertise and passion to improve the health of the 1.5 million people who live in our diverse service area. With our team of dedicated caregivers, Sinai Health System is committed to building stronger, healthier communities.
A partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community
Medical Assistant, Diabetes/Endocrinology
According to detailed instructions and policies and procedures prepares rooms according to scheduled examination or treatment; accompanies patients to rooms; and verifies patient identification. Obtains and records vital signs -temperature, blood pressure, height and weight -and assists patients with preparations for examination or treatment as needed. The ideal candidate will assist physicians during examinations or treatments by passing instruments and supplies, accepting and labeling specimens, and so forth. Performs and records routine treatments or diagnostic procedures as directed. The medical assistant keeps examination and treatment rooms clean, orderly, and stocked. Also performs patient reception and general office duties as scheduled or directed.
Skills & Qualifications
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
Medical Assistant Diploma required.
Work requires the analytical ability to read and understand instructions, add and subtract numbers, and make comparisons between numbers and letters.
Work requires the ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, greet visitors, explain policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel. This type of interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients, visitors and/or SMG employees.
Work requires providing direct patient care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, young adult, adult and geriatric patients.
Completion of four to six weeks of Medical Assisting Externship.