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MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Cedar Grove
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: Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair directed. Working physician performed. Physician, patients may be required good customer service skills. Age specific competencies. Correspondence including record. Perform routine administrative and patient care supportive e duties in a specimens Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the smoothly. Answer telephones Greet patients Explaining treatment procedures to patients Schedule appointments Arrange for laboratory services admissions Fill out insurance forms Sterilize medical instruments. sutures/ staples. Change sterile and non-sterile dressings. Taking medica l histories and recording vital signs Prepare patients for bookkeeping. Telephone Handle Authorize drug refills as directed Update and file Handle bill in and examinations and procedures Remove Administrative duties may include but not limited to the patient medical records Perform other administrate duties as Assisting the physician during the examination and procedures and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient Preparing patients for x-rays, tests and procedures. Take electrocardiograms collect and prepare laboratory prescriptions to a pharmacy. Draw blood Arrange for hospital Clinic Duties may include but not limited to the Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks precautions. Prepare and administer medications as directed by ability Perform basic laboratory test son the premises Dispose of contaminated supplies Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety and clinic staff Daily clinic preparation Working knowledge of sterile techniques knowledge of infection control procedures and safety in administering routine and special treatments to patients. Work requires the ability to and special procedures that are applicable to work through a high schoolwork in a clinic setting, process; registration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry. Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved precautions applicable to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired 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 practice Able to document and communicate pertinent information-- --- --- --- --- -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 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. -- -

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

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