Lead Medical Assistant

Sinai Health System - Chicago, IL

Full-time
ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND

Sinai Health System (SHS) is one the largest private safety net healthcare systems in Illinois. SHS includes Mount Sinai Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, and 18 outpatient clinics. The system employs approximately 4,000 individuals and serves a geographic area of 1.5 million people on Chicago’s West and Southwest sides.

Through community programs delivered by Sinai Community Institute and research conducted by epidemiologists at Sinai Urban Health Institute, SHS has one of the broadest ranges of community services of any health system in the country and is on a trajectory to become the national model for urban healthcare.

We are continuing to building a new development enterprise and looking for creative, collaborative leaders who are passionate about using their skills and abilities to make a difference in the lives of those living is some of Chicago’s most underserved communities. If you are looking for an opportunity to use your knowledge and experience to help shape Chicago’s future and change individual’s lives, we would love to hear from you.

GENERAL SUMMARY/BASIC PURPOSE OF JOB

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.
Assists 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. Keeps examination and treatment rooms clean, orderly, and stocked. Also performs patient reception and general office duties as scheduled or directed.
Provides leadership to the staff, provides training and orientation to new employees, enforces policies and procedures, and ensures compliance with JCAHO and other regulatory agencies. In addition, he/she functions as a staff member.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Work requires no previous experience plus one to three months of on-the-job training.
  • 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.
  • BI-lingual ability preferred.
MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • None-Completion of four to six weeks on the job training
REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
  • None required
If this describes you, then apply today for immediate consideration.

Sinai Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.