Medical Assistant, Certified-NDS Integrated Pain Program

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
20 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Ref
401467372
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NDS Integrated Pain Program

Job Description

Integrated Pain Program  and Multi-Specialty Services

GENERAL DESCRIPTION  (Integrated Pain Program and Multi-Specialty Services)

Perform routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in a Health System medical practice to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure office runs smoothly. The position will float between/support both Integrated Pain Program and Multi-Specialty Services

Integrated Pain Program

This position supports the Integrated Pain Program

JOB DUTIES 

Administrative duties may include but not limited to the following:

  • Answer telephones,
  • Greet patients, Update and file patient medical records
  • Arrange for laboratory services
  • Perform other administrative duties as directed.
  • Clinic Duties may include but 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.
  • Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician.

Specialty specific –Duke Integrated Pain Program

  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
  • Prepare patients for tests and procedures.
  • Chaperone MD in room during exam
  • Vital signs and intake
  • Stock rooms
  • Set up and assist with procedures
  • Specimen Collections: Urinalysis, POCT
  • Schedule appointments for clinic visits and procedures
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
  • Prepare patients for tests and procedures
  • Assist with Maestro in-basket management and Rx refill requests per protocol
  • Open/Close Clinic Lab Coverage
  • Retrieve lab orders
  • Blood draws
  • Spin down specimen
  • Separate specimen
  • Gajema specimen for pick-up
  • Open/close lab

Multi-Specialty Services 

This position supports the following Adult Multi-Specialty Services: GI/Rheumatology/Gyn-Community/MIGS (Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery/Lab

JOB DUTIES

Administrative duties may include but not limited to the following:

  • Answer telephones
  • Greet patients
  • Update and file patient medical records
  • Arrange for laboratory services
  • Perform other administrative duties as directed.

Clinic Duties may include but 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
  • Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
  • Prepare patients for tests and procedures.
  • Remove sutures/ staples.
  • Change sterile and non-sterile dressings.
  • Obtain stool samples
  • Chaperone MD in room during exam
  • Vital signs and intake
  • Stock rooms
  • Set up and assist with procedures
  • Specimen Collections: Pregnancy test, Urinalysis & C&S, pap smears, cultures
  • Assist with Capsule Endoscopy set-up/consent, instructions & implement procedure-download returned study
  • Obtain stool samples
  • Pre-procedure calls for GI procedures; Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Schedule appointments for clinic visits and procedures (colonoscopies, endoscopies, all other GI procedures)
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
  • Prepare patients for tests and procedures
  • Assist with Maestro in-basket management and Rx refill requests per protocol
  • Open/Close Clinic

Lab Coverage

  • Retrieve lab orders
  • Blood draws
  • Spin down specimen
  • Separate specimen
  • Gajema specimen for pick-up
  • Open/close lab

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

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES

No experience required. Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree in Medical Assisting.

EXPERIENCE

No experience required.

DEGREES, LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION 

Certification by AAMA or AMT required. BLS required

WORK CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.
  • Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours.
  • Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation.
  • Must work as late person when scheduled or according to business needs
  • Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.
  • Must travel between locations on needed basis.
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities.
  • Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time.
  • Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations.
  • Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.
  • Must be able to lift 20-25 lbs.
  • Must be able to push/pull 20-25 lbs.
  • Must be able to carry 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms.

Requisition Number 401467372
Location Durham
Duke Entity PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS
Job Code 4261 MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED
Job Family Level C1
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Education

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.

Experience

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.

Duke University 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 essential job 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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