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SSM Health Certified Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse- Freeport in Freeport, Illinois


This position offers a $3,000 Sign-On Bonus.

Flexible to hire a CMA, RMA, NCMA, CCMA, CMAC, or LPN. MA's are required to obtain MA certification or registration within 90 days of hire date.

Hours will range from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., and may require an occasional evening rotation to 7 p.m.

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. You’ve chosen a career where patients matter—a lot. Our mission and values put the patient first and place you in a position to learn new things each and every day. You will work along with the provider and nursing staff to create an exceptional experience for our patients.

As an advocate for each patient, you may comfort patients and their families, encourage patients to improve, and fulfill other roles as needed. The work can be demanding and emotionally rewarding. In return, you can expect a work environment where:

  • You feel valued, respected and free to express yourself;- You find meaning in your work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose;- Teamwork and collaboration are an integral part of our culture, while management is supportive.

If you’re a patient advocate first…

If you listen and respond with great care…

If the needs, wants, and goals of each patient matter to you…

Then we’d love to learn more!

Please fill out your application today. Join a network of a cohesive team just as kind and compassionate as you!


  • Assists with treatments ordered by provider as supervised by provider or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.

  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, scheduling patients, and filing.

  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

  • May document the provider's encounter with patients. Lists all proper diagnoses and symptoms, as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions, as indicated by the provider. Transcribes patient orders including laboratory tests, radiology tests and medications.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and graduate of an accredited school of medical assisting


  • No experience required


  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.

  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Occasional driving.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.