MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED-PRE ADMISSION TESTING-DUKE RALEIGH
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 133402
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DUKE RALEIGH PRE-ADMISSION TESTING-Certified Medical Assistant
The Medical Assistant, Certified functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing direct patient care. The Medical Assistant, Certified performs routine administrative and patientcare supportive duties in a Health System medical practice that assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure the clinic/office runs smoothly.
Clinical responsibilities: (EKG's Blood Draws, a plus; Ability to multi-task in a busy clinic)
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 non-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
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 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.
Job Code: 00004261 MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED Job Level: C1
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