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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Company: Private Diagnostic Clinic PLLC
Location: Durham
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMEDICAL ASSISTANT The Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) of Duke Health is the world-class, multi-specialty physician practice comprised of 140 clinics located throughout North Carolina. The PDC recruits the top physicians and employees and retains them by offering competitive salaries and benefits and a supportive work environment where passion and purpose connect. To learn more about our culture, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4Mq59-No-kWe are seeking a Medical Assistant to be an integral member of the healthcare team and provide direct and indirect care to patients at many Duke clinics throughout the Raleigh/Durham area. These positions would offer opportunities for professional growth and development. By applying here, your application will be shared with hiring managers of many different PDC clinics based on your location preferences. If your skills and experience are a match for their available position, a member of our team will be contacting you.The schedule for this position is generally 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday with no weekend hours, holidays, or call. WE INVITE YOU TO APPLY IF:

  • You are compassionate, have top notch interpersonal skills and are able to maintain calm when assisting patients in need of care.
  • You are detail oriented, conscientious and take pride in ensuring accuracy in your work.
  • You are collaborative and excited to be part of a great care team with great providers. JOB DUTIES:
    • Perform intake with patients to include vital signs, visit information, and other clinical information as indicated.
    • Greet and screen patients for symptoms of illness in accordance with health center guidelines.
    • Assists with maintaining patient records into electronic medical record system.
    • Document patient encounters following established protocols.
    • Performs tasks such as set up for clinical procedures, high level disinfection & sterilization or other miscellaneous appropriate tasks within scope of practice.
    • Attain prior authorizations for medications and durable medical equipment as indicated.
    • Participates in performance improvement projects.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Technician Basic
      • Master of Biomedical SciencesKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES:
        • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
        • Ability to transport patients on a stretcher or wheelchair and heavy lifting may be required.
        • Knowledge of sterile techniques, special procedures and processes involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.
        • Knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety precautions applicable for work in a clinic setting.
        • Knowledge of infection control procedures, safety precautions and age specific competencies.
        • Knowledge of daily clinic preparation process; registration, scheduling, charge posting and order entry.
        • Ability to document and communicate pertinent information and establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and clinic staff.ADDITIONAL INFORMATOIN Certain jobs in the Private Diagnostic Clinic may include essential job 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.The Private Diagnostic Clinic 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. The PDC 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.The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Keywords: Private Diagnostic Clinic PLLC, Durham , MEDICAL ASSISTANT, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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