Certified Medical Assistant in Oak Park, IL at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 12/8/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Why Us

For over 100 years, West Suburban Medical Center has supported generations of families in the Oak Park and surrounding areas. Our kind, caring hospital staff have a passion to heal and make a difference in our community. We understand that our employees are the heart of our facility. If you are looking for a family atmosphere, a company committed to professional growth and a culture that embraces our five core values of Quality. Innovation. Service. Integrity. Transparency.

We offer a competitive benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k) savings plan, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time-off program, Tuition reimbursement, etc.

Job Summary

Requires daily interactions with all unit(s) staff, physicians, patients, visitors, and personnel from other departments. Acts as primary liaison for patient care. Frequent collaboration with physicians and hospital staff to plan and provide optimal patient care. Adjusts patient interaction and/or treatment to match each patient’s age-specific developmental, educational, or other related needs.

Job Duties

• Provides age-appropriate patient care. Administers treatments prescribed by physicians. Assists with procedures in the clinic. Assists with patient’s problems and refers to physician when necessary.

• Performs designated technical tasks and procedures in accordance with written procedures and protocols, ie blood draws, EKGs, respiratory, etc. Assesses acceptability of specimens, judges’ appropriateness of test order, resolves specimen problems without undue delay, prepares specimens for appropriate laboratory. Assures optimum specimen integrity and positive identification throughout the analytic stages of testing.

• Maintains the safety of all patients and staff. Demonstrates proper use and maintenance of equipment. Participates in annual CPR, safety and infection control reviews.

• Practices universal precautions in all patient care activities. Disposes of hazardous waste according to procedures. Cleans and sends instruments for sterilization.

• Greets patients, escorts patient to exam room, takes vital signs, height and weight and makes notes in patient charts. Prepares exam rooms, instruments, and patients for procedures and exams.

• Assists administrative staff with clinical preparations and scheduling. Checks in patients and answers phones when needed.

• Directs patient flow and communicates patient status to ensure smooth operations. Ensures charges for patient’s visits and procedures are accurately documented and submitted in a timely manner.

• Provides age-appropriate patient education and services per provider instructions.

• Stocks supplies and orders inventory, cleans rooms between exams and maintains equipment.

• Documents selective data on appropriate forms.

• Participates in department maintenance, staff meetings and activities. Participates in educational activities, which enhance personal knowledge and skill level.

Job Qualifications

• High school Diploma

• CPR Certificate

• Certified Medical Assistant

• 2 + years of experience

West Suburban Medical Center and Pipeline Health Network provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.50 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • EMR systems: 1 year (Required)
  • Vital signs: 1 year (Required)


  • BLS Certification (Required)
  • Certified Medical Assistant (Required)