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Medical Assistant, Certified - Dermatology Clinic 3K

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

As a part of Duke Health's outpatient clinic network, you will enjoy competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits plans, convenient work hours, and many opportunities for career advancement. Become a part of a team that values and invests in you. -JOB LOCATION:Derm 3k Dermatology Clinic 3K - 40 Duke Medicine Cir, Durham, NC -JOB SUMMARY:The Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA/RMA)role at Clinic 3K 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 Clinic 3K 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. -JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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. - -JOB ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    • 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. -Please indicate on resume which certification you have, the certification number, and expiration date.
    • BLS required -JOB HOURS:The schedule for this position is day shifts, Monday-Friday, with no weekends or holidays. - 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 Health, Durham , Medical Assistant, Certified - Dermatology Clinic 3K, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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