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MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED

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

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED – DUKE DERMATOLOGY SOUTH DURHAMThe 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-k The CMA role at Dermatology South Durham provides clinical support for the dermatology providers and their patients. This support includes both direct and indirect patient care activities to sustain the clinical operations and meet the needs of the providers, their patients and the clinic. The CMA in Dermatology South Durham will be assigned in clinical staffing roles, providing direct patient care and administrative CMA roles supporting indirect patient care duties. The CMA role will rotate between administrative and clinical roles at a quarterly minimum, but can rotate more frequently as clinic needs dictate. Rotations are subject to completion of orientation, validation of competencies, availability of providers, availability of staff and proven ability to multi-task and manage time well independently. Rotation between roles will be subject to management discretion. WE INVITE YOU TO APPLY IF:

  • You are detail oriented, conscientious and take pride in ensuring accuracy in your work.
  • You are collaborative and excited to be part of a care team. JOb duties
    • Adhere to Joint Commission, Environment of Care and Infection Prevention guidelines reviewed in monthly EOC, TJC and IPL rounds.
    • Set up for sterile procedures.
    • Prepare a sterile instrument tray
    • Clean and package surgical instruments for sterilization.
    • Assist provider with the following procedures: Shave biopsy, Punch biopsy Excisions, ED&C, Cryotherapy, Unna Boots.
    • Review the New/Return patient form with the patient
    • Complete global assessment for every return patient
    • Complete a learning assessment for every patient on each encounter
    • Assisting in tracking infection rates during suture removal
    • Record vital signs, medication reconciliation and allergy identification. required QUALIFICATIONS
      • Level I – Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High School or GED
      • Level II - Graduation from accredited 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
      • CMA or RMA Certification required. knowledge, skills, and abilities
        • Dermatology experience preferred 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 valuesThe 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: Duke Careers - Private Diagnostic Clinic PLLC, Durham , MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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