Built in a natural setting in Shiloh, Illinois, Memorial Hospital East is a 207,212 square foot hospital offering a complete line of services for our patients, visitors, and the community.As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital East provides employment for more than 450 people.
Facts at a Glance:
•Private Patient Suites: 94
•Intensive Care Unit Beds: 6
•Surgical Suites: 4
•Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum (LDRP) Rooms: 16
•C-Section Rooms: 2
•Medical/Surgical Rooms: 72
•Emergency Department Treatment Rooms: 6
•Observation Rooms: 6
•Cardiac Cath Labs: 2
•General Radiology Suites: 2
•Nuclear Medicine Suite: 1
•Medical Staff: 294
•Allied Health Professional Staff: 80
The Medical Assistant (MA) provides patient care under the direction of a specialty physician or other licensed provider. Performs select duties for the promotion of health in the care of patients and delivers care according to practice protocols and procedures. Serves as an experienced, senior level Medical Assistant in a specialty area within a practice, such as Cardiology, ENT, Neurology, Orthopedics, etc.
ResponsibilitiesCleans, prepares and stocks supplies in exam rooms.Obtains vital signs, patient history and maintains accurate and prompt charting in the patient's record.Performs clinical skills, such as phlebotomy, EKGs, point-of-care testing and injections.Triage calls, provide test and lab results to patients and present relevant information to provider.Assists specialty provider by preparing patients for exams, procedures and treatments. Explains procedures, treatments and medications to enhance patient understanding.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
DegreeHigh School Diploma or GED
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsCert/Reg in Area of Expertise
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Licenses & CertificationsCardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer