Medical Assistant, Certified, Wound Healing Center Raleigh, North Carolina

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
08 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2018
Ref
401476728
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Duke University Health System- Duke Raleigh Wound Healing Center- seeks to hire Medical Assistants, Certified who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

Clinic/Profile:

Duke Raleigh Wound Healing Center is a comprehensive Specialty clinic offering Cardiology medicine care and lab services in one convenient location. 

Work Hours & Shifts:
Full-Time Day Shift 

Job Summary:
CMA’s/RMAs perform routine administrative and patient care supportive duties inan Specialty 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. 

Keyword Search: 

Certified Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, CMA, RMA, MA, AAMA, AMT

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