St Jude Medical Clinic Medical Assistant Chicago, IL · Full time

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Family Practice Medical Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting our healthcare providers in delivering high-quality patient care and ensuring the smooth operation of our family practice medical clinic.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet patients and escort them to the examination room, ensuring that their medical history is updated in the electronic medical record system.
  • Obtain vital signs, including blood pressure, temperature, weight, and height, and record them in the patient's chart.
  • Assist healthcare providers with patient examinations, procedures, and treatments as needed.
  • Administer vaccines and injections, draw blood for laboratory tests, and prepare specimens for analysis.
  • Respond to patient inquiries, providing accurate and helpful information.
  • Maintain an organized and clean examination room, ensuring that all medical equipment is clean and properly sterilized.
  • Order and maintain supplies and equipment necessary for the proper functioning of the medical clinic.
  • Maintain accurate medical records in EMR.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; completion of an accredited medical assistant training program preferred.
  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with patients, healthcare providers, and staff in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology, infection control procedures, and medical equipment operation.
  • Computer literacy, including experience with electronic medical record systems and medical billing software.

Working Conditions:

The Family Practice Medical Assistant will work in a medical clinic setting, and may be required to stand or sit for extended periods of time. This position REQUIRES Saturdays from 9:00 to 3:00 to accommodate patient needs.

If you are passionate about providing excellent patient care and have the qualifications and experience we are looking for, please apply today to join our team as a Family Practice Medical Assistant.