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MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Stem
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017. U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19. Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology. In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. 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! Occ Summary Work Performed Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level Characteristics following: following: Working Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair directed. Physician performed. physician. Correspondence including: record. Specimens Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervise d by the Answer telephones Explaining treatment procedures to patients Greet patients, Arrange for laboratory services Schedule appointments Age specific competencies. Admissions smoothly. Taking medical histories and recording vital signs Fill out insurance forms Good customer service skills. Telephone bookkeeping, staples. Change sterile and non-sterile dressings. Handle patients may be required. Handle billing and Authorize drug refill s as directed administrative duties may include but not limited to the Update and file Perform other administrative duties as examinations and procedures examination and procedures. Prepare and administer medications as directed by a Remove Assisting the physician during the Sterilize medical instruments. patient medical records Prepare patients for Preparing patients for Collect and prepare laboratory and his/her involvement in the plan of ca re, and document in patient Dispose of contaminated supplies x-rays, tests and procedures. Take electrocardiograms Ability Arrange for hospital prescriptions to a pharmacy. Draw blood Clinic Duties may include but not limit ed to the Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks precautions. knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety Working knowledge of procedures andtechniques involved daily clinic preparation knowledge of infection control procedures and safety Working knowledge of sterile techniques in administering routine and special treatments to patients. and clinic staff Work re quires the ability to and special procedures that are applicable to work work in a clinic setting. through a high school to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients able to document and communicate pertinent information precautions applicable for runs to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment education and medical assistant programming of patients and ensure office Health System medical Perform routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in a practice understand and follow or a land written instructions generally acquired process; registration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry. Minimum Qualifications EducationLevel 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. ExperienceLevel 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 Ladder Statement: 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, CertificationsLevel 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 ideasan 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.

Keywords: Duke University Health System, Durham , MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED, Healthcare , Stem, North Carolina

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