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Carle Foundation Hospital Medical Assistant - Rheumatology in Urbana, Illinois

Medical Assistant - Rheumatology

  • Department: Rheumatology - SWC

  • Entity: Champaign-Urbana Service Area

  • Job Category: Clerical/Admin

  • Employment Type: Full - Time

  • Job ID: 30501

  • Experience Required: None

  • Education Required: HS Diploma/GED

  • Shift: Day

  • Location: Champaign, IL

  • Usual Schedule: M-F 8-5

  • On Call Requirements: no

  • Work Location: Carle Champaign on Curtis

  • Weekend Requirements: no

  • Other Posting Information: Administrative/Clerical Skills are preferred

  • Holiday Requirements: no

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    Position Summary:

    The Medical Assistant I maintains department patient care supplies, ensures timely flow of patients, and assists physicians and nurses to provide optimal care to patients and families.


    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma/Equivalent CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Basic Life Support (BLS). Successful completion of medical terminology course within six (6) months of start date in position. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Capacity to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures. Demonstrates compassion and caring in dealing with others.

    Essential Functions:

  • Perform a variety of routine direct patient care duties to assist medical and nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients.

  • Maintains patient care environment and supplies to ensure patient privacy and safety.

  • Assist with joint injections

  • Maintaining supplies and linens- ordering, checking expirations

  • Adding external labs- creating telephone encounters in EPIC

  • Assisting RNS with Forms/letters

  • POC testing- blood glucose

  • Assist iwth department audits

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: human.resources@carle.com.

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.