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Certified Medical Assistant - DUH - Endocrinology Clinic - Day Shifts - Durham NC

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.

About Duke University Hospital

Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)

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!

Job Summary:

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 smoothly.

Shift Schedule:

Day Shifts - Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day shift

No Weekends or Holidays

Administrative Duties:

Answer telephones

Greet patients

Update and file patient medical records

Fill out insurance forms

Handle correspondence

Schedule appointments

Arrange for hospital admissions

Arrange for laboratory services

Handle billing and bookkeeping

Clinical Duties:

Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks including:

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 record

Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician

Authorize drug refills as directed Telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy

Draw blood

Prepare patients for x-rays, tests and procedures

Take electrocardiograms Remove sutures/ staples

Change sterile and non-sterile dressings

Minimum Qualifications:


High School Diploma, GED or equivalent is required

Graduation from the following (depending on CMA Level) is strongly preferred

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 (ABHES)


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

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.

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