Chestnut Health Systems

Medical Assistant

Location US-IL-Bloomington
Job ID
# Positions
Regular Part-Time
Medical Assistant


Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.


Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a part-time Medical Assistant to work 3rd shift within our Crisis Stabilization Unit at our Bloomington, IL facility.


  • Provide support services for medical staff as appropriate.
  • Administer and evaluate medical tests as appropriate.
  • Take and document vital signs.
  • Prepare and assist with medical examinations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant training program required.
  • Must obtain Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant certification within first year of hire.
  • Prior experience as a Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant in an ambulatory or inpatient setting preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR) and the ability to assist in a variety of common office procedures. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

This part-time position includes eligibility for our retirement savings plan with company match and employee assistance program.


For immediate consideration, please visit our website at


Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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