Certified Medical Assistant-Duke Primary Care-Durham South - Durham, NC
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 159733
Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater Triangle area with family medicine and internal medicine providers, and pediatricians in 34 locations throughout the Triangle.
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Certified Medical Assistant- DPC Durham South Clinic-(Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm w/additional hours as required).
Now is the time to join a world-class organization, an internationally known leader, who strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research moving healthcare.
Duke Primary Care seeks energetic, professional, licensed, CMA's, who are customer centric, computer savvy interested in taking their skills to another level.
DUKE HEALTH Benefits are second to none; we offer:
Comprehensive health benefits
Child care options
Living in Raleigh/Durham Triangle:
U.S. News & World Report named Raleigh/Durham a Top 10 Best Place to Live. Here you will find young, friendly, diverse and educated people who enjoy dining out in local restaurants and gathering over craft beers. The family-friendly Triangle (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) also has an abundance of beautiful green spaces and a growing art and music scene.
In this role, you will provide exceptional patient care and customer service to external and internal customers to ensure the smooth operation of the clinic
Clinic Hours-Monday through Friday, generally 7:45am-5pm but can vary depending on business need (with additional hours as required by the clinic)
Must be licensed as a certified medical assistant and has completed a medical assistant program accepted by Duke
Ability to multi-task, take vitals, prepare patients for medical procedures, collect lab specimens, perform EKG's, and other procedures as required while professionally communicating with patients and families
Able to be flexible, work where needed with a positive and professional demeanor within any clinic
Computer savvy and comfortable with Epic, MaestroCare, electronic charting and maneuver with other computer technologies
Maintains Duke HIPPA confidentiality policy at all times
The CMA takes medical histories and records vital signs, explains treatment procedures to patients, and prepares patients for examinations and procedures
Patient care support responsibilities may include assisting the medical and nursing staff during examination and procedures, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, performing basic laboratory test in the clinic/office, taking electrocardiograms, removing sutures/ staples, changing sterile and no n-sterile dressings, promoting patient/family understanding of the educational content and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and documenting in the patient record
Other clinical support responsibilities include disposing of contaminated supplies, instrument processing, high level dis infection and sterilization of medical instruments, telephoning prescript ions to a pharmacy, preparing and administering medications as directed by a physician, and authorizing drug refills as directed
Performs other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician
The CMA greets patients, answers telephones, schedules appointments to include arrive appointments in MaestroCare, checkout patients, and referral scheduling; arranges for hospital admissions and laboratory services, updates and files patient medical records, fills out insurance forms, handles billing, bookkeeping to include receiving copay s and collections on account balances; correspondence, and ordering clinical and clerical supplies and forms
Performs other administrative duties as directed.
May be requested to be a liaison for clinic activities such as Joint Commission and falls and/or participate in clinic committees
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Good customer service skills
Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a high school education and medical assistant programming.
Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair patients may be required
Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients
Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety precautions applicable for work in a clinic setting
Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
Age specific competencies
Daily clinic preparation process; registration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry
Able to document and communicate pertinent information
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and clinic staff
Typing skills, medical terminology Levels II and III
Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
Level Characteristics- N/A
Level I -- Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required
Level II -- 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
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
Level I -- No experience required
Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting
Level III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree in Medical Assisting. General Ladder Statement: In addition to the education and experience noted, applicants must meet all requirements set forth in the Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA/RMA) Ladder Program document for Levels II and III.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications:
Level I -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required
Level II -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required
Level III -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required
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