Chestnut Health Systems

Medical Assistant

Location US-IL-Bloomington
Job ID
# Positions
Regular Full-Time
Pay Type
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 full-time Medical Assistant to work within our Chestnut Family Health Center at our Bloomington, IL facility.


  • Administer and evaluate medical tests.
  • Take vital signs.
  • Phlebotomy.
  • Provide support services for medical staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a current Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Certified Medical Office Assistant (CMOA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification.
  • One year experience as a Medical Assistant, Medical Office Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant in an ambulatory/outpatient family practice, community health center or specialty practice setting preferred.
  • Solid understanding of comprehensive health services required.
  • Must be willing to adhere to organization and stated program policies and procedures and documentation protocols.
  • Must be self-directed and able to provide services outlined in duties and responsibilities.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, referral sources, staff, vendors 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 medical and medical office procedures.
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process. 

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.     


For immediate consideration, please see us at


Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled



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