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Certified Medical Assistant - Duke Primary Care - Triage - Durham, NC - Part-Time

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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- Duke Primary CareOcc SummaryThe Medical Assistant, Certified functions as an in tegral member of theinterdisciplinary healthcare team in providing direc t patient care. TheMedical Assistant, Certified performs routine adminis trative and patientcare supportive duties in a Health System medical pra ctice that assistmedical and/or nursing staff in the examination and tre atment ofpatients and ensure the clinic/office runs smoothly.Work PerformedClinical responsibilities:The CMA takes medical histories and records vital signs, explainstreatment procedures to patie nts, and prepares patients for examinationsand procedures.Patient care s upport responsibilities may include assisting the medicaland nursing sta ff during examination and procedures, collecting andpreparing laboratory specimens, performing basic laboratory test in theclinic/office, taking electrocardiograms, removing sutures/ staples,changing sterile and non-sterile dressings, promoting patient/familyunderstanding of the educatio nal content and his/her involvement in theplan of care, and documenting in the patient record.Other clinical support responsibilities include di sposing ofcontaminated supplies, instrument processing, high level disin fectionand sterilization of medical instruments, telephoning prescriptio ns to apharmacy, preparing and administering medications as directed by aphysician, and authorizing drug refills as directed. Performs otherclin ical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician.Administrati ve responsibilities:The CMA greets patients, answers telephones, schedul es appointments toinclude arrive appointments in MaestroCare, checkout p atients, andreferral scheduling; arranges for hospital admissions and la boratoryservices, updates and files patient medical records, fills out i nsuranceforms, handles billing, bookkeeping to include receiving copays andcollections on account balances; correspondence, and ordering clinica land clerical supplies and forms. Performs other administrative duties a sdirected.May be requested to be a liaison for clinic activities such as JointCommission and falls and/or participate in clinic committees.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesGood customer service ski lls.Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and writteni nstructions generally acquired through a high school education andmedica l assistant programming.Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stret cher and wheelchairpatients may be required.Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that areapplicable to work performed. Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.Working knowledge of sanitati on, personal hygiene and basic health andsafety precautions applicable f or work in a clinic setting. Workingknowledge of infection control proce dures and safety precautions.Age specific competencies.Daily clinic prep aration process; registration, scheduling, chargeposting, order entry. A ble to document and communicate pertinentinformationAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships withpatients and clinic st affTyping skillsMedical terminologyLevels II and III -- Ability to indep endently seek out resources andwork collaborativelyLevel Ch aracteristicsN/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.

Keywords: Duke University Health System, Durham , Certified Medical Assistant - Duke Primary Care - Triage - Durham, NC - Part-Time, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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