Certified Medical Assistant - DUH - Endocrinology Clinic - Day Shifts - Durham NC
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: February 12, 2024
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well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities,
including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery
center, and more.
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DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ENDOCRINOLOGY CLINIC seeks to hire a
Certified Medical Assistant who will embrace our mission of
Advancing Health Together!
$5,000 Commitment Bonus Included!
The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) functions as an integral
member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing direct
patient care. The CMA performs routine administrative and patient
care supportive duties in a Health System medical practice, they
assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and
treatment of patients and ensure the clinic/office runs
Day Shifts - Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day shift
No Weekends or Holidays
Update and file patient medical records
Fill out insurance forms
Arrange for hospital admissions
Arrange for laboratory services
Handle billing and bookkeeping
Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks
Taking medical histories and recording vital signs
Explaining treatment procedures to patients
Preparing patients for examinations and procedures
Assisting the physician during the examination and procedures
Collect and prepare laboratory specimens
Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises
Dispose of contaminated supplies Sterilize medical instruments.
Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content and
his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient
Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
Authorize drug refills as directed Telephone prescriptions to a
Prepare patients for x-rays, tests and procedures
Take electrocardiograms Remove sutures/ staples
Change sterile and non-sterile dressings
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent is required
Graduation from the following (depending on CMA Level) is strongly
CMA I - An accredited Medical Assistant program
CMA II or CMA III - A Medical Assistant program accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
The following years of experience are required based on the CMA
level (Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate
degree in Medical Assisting):
CMA I - no experience required
CMA II - Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a
Medical Assistant in a clinical setting
CMA III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a
Medical Assistant in a clinical setting
Degrees, Licencures, Certifications
Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA is required
BLS Certification is required
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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.
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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.
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