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MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED- Family Medicine Hillsborough, NC

Duke University Health System- Duke Primary Care - seeks to hire Medical Assistants, Certified who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
Clinic/Profile:
Duke Primary Care Hillsborough offers family medicine and lab services in one convenient location. Providers offer services for every member of your family, including annual physicals, sports physicals, pediatric care, and ongoing care for chronic conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
Work Hours & Shifts:
Full-Time Day Shift
Job Summary:
CMA's/RMAs perform routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in an primary Care practice. They assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure office runs smoothly.
Administrative duties may include but are not limited to the following:
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.
Perform other administrative duties as directed.
Clinical Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
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.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Certification or Registration by AAMA or AMT is required.
Duke Health Highlights:
In addition to our three hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater Triangle area with family medicine and internal medicine providers, and pediatricians in nearly 30 locations throughout the region.
Keyword Search:
Certified Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, CMA, RMA, MA, AAMA, AMTDuke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, 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 robustexchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Education
Level I -- Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program stronglypreferred. High school or GED graduation required.Level II -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited bythe 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 bythe 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.
Experience
Level I -- No experience required.Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as aMedicalAssistant in a clinical setting.Level III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as aMedical Assistant in a clinical setting.Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree inMedical Assisting.General Ladder Statement: In addition to the education and experiencenoted, applicants must meet all requirements set forth in theMedical Assistant, Certified (CMA/RMA) Ladder Program document forLevels II and III.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required. BLS required.Level II -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification byAAMApreferred. BLS required.Level III -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification byAAMA preferred. BLS required.

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