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Job Opportunity with ScribeAmerica


ScribeAmerica hires and trains anyone interested in a career in medicine. They provide paid classroom and clinical training in the medical department to prepare applicants to be medical scribes.

The role of a scribe offers exciting first-hand experience in the medical department  and full one-on-one shifts working with board certified physicians. The job is second-to-none for exposure to medicine, disease processes, medical decision making and procedures performed in the medical department.

ScribeAmerica is currently hiring motivated applicants to work as medical scribes at a Champaign Outpatient Clinic. They are looking for motivated, loyal applicants who have a passion for learning about the medical field to join their team. New employees complete a brief paid training period in medical terminology. They are seeking applicants with consistent availability who are able to work at least one 8am-5pm shift per week. If you are looking to be a part of a professional medical scribe team please apply directly at www.scribeamerica.com/apply today for their Champaign location.

ScribeAmerica offers:

  • Paid classroom and clinical training
  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits
  • 20-40 hours per week
  • Great learning experience
  • Room for advancement


Reproductive Genetic Innovations (RGI) in Northbrook, IL seeks to hire one full time genetic counseling assistant. Genetic counseling assistants will work closely with RGI genetic counselors to help coordinate various aspects of the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) testing process. To learn more about PGD and RGI, please visit our website at www.rgipgd.com.

We are located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago with a train station in walking distance for travel to/from the city and is also accessible by highway for an easy commute.

Start date: ASAP

Responsibilities of the position include: 
*Performing PGD intakes and obtaining genetic histories and reports
*Scheduling PGD consultations
*Responding to phone and email inquiries from prospective patients and healthcare professionals
*Performing pregnancy, delivery and embryo transfer follow-ups
*Updating patient charts and databases
*Coordinating dry runs with new IVF centers
*Writing insurance letters
*Representing RGI at various educational and professional conferences
*Creating and editing content for patient education and marketing materials, and website

*Bachelor’s degree (science background preferred)
*Knowledge of basic genetic concepts and terminology
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)
*Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
*Excellent oral and written communication skills, customer relations and ability to effectively communicate with patients and healthcare professionals
*Self-motivation and ability to work both independently and in a team environment
*Skilled in prioritization, multitasking, and critical thinking/problem solving
*Curiosity, creativity, enthusiasm, and the ability to learn quickly
*Previous experience working in a healthcare or laboratory setting strongly preferred

How to Apply:
Please send a résumé and cover letter to Krissy athr@rgipgd.com.



MCB students:

The American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) will be hosting a Twitter chat (#askAMCAS) on Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET. If you are applying to medical school with the AMCAS this cycle, make sure to join the conversation and get questions answered directly from AMCAS staff. If you are a student that is thinking about applying to medical school, this will be useful for you too! You can follow AMCAS and the conversation @AMCASinfo. If you don’t have a Twitter account, you can still see the conversation by searching for the #askAMCAS hashtag on Twitter.

AMCAS is looking forward to answering any and all AMCAS-related questions, including those about the verification process, entering coursework, and letters of evaluation. Remember to add the #askAMCAS hashtag to your tweets and make sure to take advantage of this great opportunity on June 18!


Today – Careers in MCB: Cytotechnology & Clinical Laboratory Science


Mon., March 9th, Careers in MCB: Cytotechnology & Clinical Laboratory Science, 5:00-6:00 p.m., 1024 Lincoln Hall
Have you ever wondered what happens to a specimen after it is sent to “the lab”? You can have a career helping to save lives by discovering diseases early! Representatives from Carle Hospital and OSF St. Francis Medical Center will be present to discuss their programs in these exciting fields.

ACES and Sciences Career Fair

This is a major event aimed at students in the sciences.  Companies that will be in attendance and recruiting will be looking for students from Molecular and Cellular Biology, Chemical Sciences, Integrative Biology, Crop Sciences, Animal Sciences, Agricultural and Biological Engineering,, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, Actuarial Sciences, Computer Science, etc.

Juniors and Seniors especially should take advantage of this incredible opportunity.  We understand that Medical school and other pre-professional programs (Dentistry, Vet Med, Physical Therapy, etc) is many of your goals.  But to be able to see your options or have back up plans is just as crucial as passing your MCATs, PCATS, and DATs.  So please look into putting together and/or polishing your resumes and getting your best suit together and explore the ACES and Sciences Career Fair to be held October 3, 2013 at the ARC from 1pm – 5:30pm.  Visit the following website and try to attend the workshops that are preparing students for the Fair.  If you missed a workshop not to worry!  MCB Advising has videos of these workshops on their YouTube Channel.    If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact an MCB Advisor by clicking here.

http://www-app.igb.illinois.edu/biotechcareer/students_jobfair_ppt.php ; Link to detailed information about prepping for the fair and to see the list of companies in attendance.