MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED -KNIGHTDALE URGENT CARE

Duke University

  • Durham, NC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 28 days ago
Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater Triangle area with family medicine and internal medicine providers, and pediatricians in 34 locations throughout the Triangle.

Duke Nursing Highlights:
  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!
MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFIED - PRN - DUKE URGENT CARE

Occ Summary

The Medical Assistant, Certified functions as an i ntegral member of theinterdisciplinary healthcare team in providing dire ct patient care. TheMedical Assistant, Certified performs routine admini strative and patientcare supportive duties in a Health System medical pr actice that assistmedical and/or nursing staff in the examination and tr eatment ofpatients and ensure the clinic/office runs smoothly.
Work Performed

Clinical responsibilities:The CMA takes medical histories and records vital signs, explainstreatment procedures to pati ents, and prepares patients for examinationsand procedures.Patient care support responsibilities may include assisting the medicaland nursing st aff during examination and procedures, collecting andpreparing laborator y specimens, performing basic laboratory test in theclinic/office, takin g electrocardiograms, removing sutures/ staples,changing sterile and non -sterile dressings, promoting patient/familyunderstanding of the educati onal content and his/her involvement in theplan of care, and documenting in the patient record.Other clinical support responsibilities include d isposing ofcontaminated supplies, instrument processing, high level disi nfectionand sterilization of medical instruments, telephoning prescripti ons to apharmacy, preparing and administering medications as directed by aphysician, and authorizing drug refills as directed. Performs otherclinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician.Administrat ive responsibilities:The CMA greets patients, answers telephones, schedu les appointments toinclude arrive appointments in MaestroCare, checkout patients, andreferral scheduling; arranges for hospital admissions and l aboratoryservices, updates and files patient medical records, fills out insuranceforms, handles billing, bookkeeping to include receiving copays andcollections on account balances; correspondence, and ordering clinic aland clerical supplies and forms. Performs other administrative duties asdirected.May be requested to be a liaison for clinic activities such a s JointCommission and falls and/or participate in clinic committees.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Good customer service sk ills.Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a high school education andmedic al assistant programming.Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stre tcher and wheelchairpatients may be required.Working knowledge of steril e techniques and special procedures that areapplicable to work performed .Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administerin groutine and special treatments to patients.Working knowledge of sanitat ion, personal hygiene and basic health andsafety precautions applicable for work in a clinic setting. Workingknowledge of infection control proc edures and safety precautions.Age specific competencies.Daily clinic pre paration process; registration, scheduling, chargeposting, order entry. Able to document and communicate pertinentinformationAbility to establis h and maintain effective working relationships withpatients and clinic s taffTyping skillsMedical terminologyLevels II and III -- Ability to inde pendently seek out resources andwork collaboratively

Level C haracteristics

N/A

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Level I -- Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required. Level II -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required. Level III -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required.

Experience

Level I -- No experience required. Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. Level III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree in Medical Assisting. General LadderStatement: In addition to the education and experience noted, applicants must meet all requirements set forth in the Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA/RMA) Ladder Program document for Levels II and III.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Level I -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level II -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level III -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Read more about Duke's commitment to affirmative action and nondiscrimination at hr.duke.edu/eeo.

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