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MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED - Duke Signature Care

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

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED - Duke Signature Care 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-kWe are seeking a Medical Assistant, Certified in our Duke Signature Care South Durham clinic located at 234 Crooked Creek Parkway Durham NC 27713 to be an integral member of the healthcare team and provide direct and indirect care to patients. Duke Signature Care is a concierge care internal medicine practice and primary care medical home. Smaller patient panels allow our physicians to spend more time with patients (adults 18 yrs. and older) during the clinic visit.WE INVITE YOU TO APPLY IF:

  • You are welcoming and friendly to all patients and staff in clinic.
  • You are detail oriented, timely, and take initiative to ensure patient workflow runs smoothly so that provider schedules are on time.
  • You are able to multi-task efficiently during busy clinic hours; assist others during down-time to ensure patient needs are met and work is complete. JOB DUTIES:
    • Perform intake with patients to include vital signs, visit information, and other clinical information as indicated.
    • Perform telephone message taking with patients, document encounter, follow protocols established by clinic leadership, and inform provider.
    • Administer medications to patients as ordered by providers or by established protocols following the six rights of medication administration.
    • Assists providers with procedures such as wound dressings, pap smears, etc.
    • Participates in performance improvement projects.
    • Performs tasks such as set up for clinical procedures, EKG's, medication injections, lab draws, and other miscellaneous appropriate tasks within scope of practice.
    • Attain prior authorizations for medications and durable medical equipment as indicated.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • 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.
      • Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required.
      • BLS required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES:
        • 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; accurate documentation in log books.
        • Knowledge of and adherence to policy and procedures set forth by clinic, PDC, and regulatory agencies (Joint Commission, Primary Care Medical Home, etc. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 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: Private Diagnostic Clinic PLLC, Durham , MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED - Duke Signature Care, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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