Certified Medical Assistant - Cancer Center Outpatient Brain Tumor (3K SIGN ON BONUS)
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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,
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-- -
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!
The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) functions as an integral
member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing direct
patient care. The CMA performs routine administrative and patient
care supportive duties in a Health System medical practice, they
assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and
treatment of patients and ensure the clinic/office runs
Administrative duties may include but are not limited to the
Update and file patient medical records
Fill out insurance forms
Arrange for hospital admissions
Arrange for laboratory services
Handle billing and bookkeeping.
Perform other administrative duties as directed.
Clinical Duties may include but are not limited to the
Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks
Taking medical histories and recording vital signs
Explaining treatment procedures to patients
Preparing patients for examinations and procedures
Assisting the physician during the examination and procedures
Collect and prepare laboratory specimens
Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises
Dispose of contaminated supplies Sterilize medical instruments.
Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content and
his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient
Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
Authorize drug refills as directed Telephone prescriptions to a
Prepare patients for x-rays, tests and procedures.
Take electrocardiograms Remove sutures/ staples.
Change sterile and non-sterile dressings.
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent is required
Graduation from the following (depending on CMA Level) is strongly
preferred CMA I - An accredited Medical Assistant program
CMA II or CMA III - A Medical Assistant program accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
The following years of experience is required based on the CMA
level (Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate
degree in Medical Assisting): CMA I - no experience required
CMA II - Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a
Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.
CMA III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a
Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.
Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA is required
BLS Certification is 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.
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